Bridgestone Americas

Delivery Trucker - Retread

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
High School
Requisition ID
2017-111541
Posted Date
6/6/2017
US-FL-Jacksonville
32220
Functional Area
Retread
Category
Distribution / Shipping

Overview

GCR is one of the nation’s largest full service Tire & Service companies. Our extensive network of tire stores provides greater availability for customers to purchase tires and related services.  GCR Tires & Service is a division of Bridgestone America's Tire Operations (BATO), providing outstanding service from well over 200 locations in 48 US States and Eastern Canada.  GCR Tires & Service has the right mix of service, new tire and re-tread knowledge to ensure the ongoing success of our customers.  Most of our locations also offer 24-hour roadside assistance. We offer a wide variety of passenger, light truck, medium truck, agricultural, industrial and off the road tires from brands such as Bridgestone, Firestone, and many more.

 

Bridgestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary

Safely prepare and complete deliveries to assigned customer locations.

Responsibilities

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE – 95%

  • Load and unload tires.
  • Picks-up and delivers finished retreads, and tires to be retreaded.
  • Secures work orders from customers for tires picked up and signs delivery tickets for finished work delivered.
  • Solicits customers for sales of stock retreads.
  • Secures all possible retreadable tires for processing.
  • Makes collections from customers for merchandise delivered on a C.O.D. basis.
  • Makes list of prospective customers along the designated route to supply the Store Manager with sales follow up information.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE – 5%

  • Ensures good mechanical operation of vehicle.
  • Schedules maintenance of vehicle.
  • Perform pre-trip vehicle inspections at the beginning of each work day and immediately report operating problems or mechanical defects to the Retread Plant Manager or designee.
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness (inside & out).

Qualifications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to lift and/or move tires weighing between 30-250 lbs. with or without mechanical assistance.
  • Operate forklift as required with proper certification.
  • Environment is very hot during summer months and cold during winter months.
  • Repetitive and sustained exertions, forceful exertions, awkward postures, mechanical stress concentrations, vibrations.
  • Requires sitting and driving for long periods of time.

 

NATURE OF DECISION-MAKING:

INDEPENDENT - Adhere to DOT guidelines and perform job in a safe manner.

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