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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Maintenance Engineering Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Responsibilities for the Maintenance Engineering Technician (MET) position may include the following:

  • Comply with all safety regulations

  • Preventative Maintenance (continuous improvement)

  • Troubleshooting Mechanical, Electronic, and Electrical Industrial Equipment

  • Perform Quick Repair for Trouble Calls from Operating Technicians

  • Perform Maintenance on Mechanical, Hydraulics, Pneumatic and Electrical Equipment

  • Troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)

  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on equipment and systems

  • Use computer-based software to enter, track and analyze work activities and maintenance trends

  • Read and use blueprints, schematics, manuals, technical drawings, work orders, test results, machine error messages.

  • Test fixed machinery

  • Clean and lubricate parts

Teammates are required to work on a continuous operations schedule consisting of 12 hour shifts. The work weeks runs Sunday through Saturday. Applicants must be able to work either day shift or night shift. Day shift is from 6 A.M. to 6 P.M. Night shift is from 6 P.M. to 6 A.M. Teammates must be able to work a shift schedule with 48 hours one week and 36 hours the next week.

3+ years of industrial maintenance in multi-craft environment OR

3+ years high tech maintenance related military experience OR

Completed apprenticeship program & 2 year industrial maintenance experience OR

Associates Degree in Electronics, General Technology, Robotics, or related field and 2+ years industrial maintenance experience

Candidate must also possess general computer skills, PLC experience, & presentation skills

The Maintenance Engineering Technician position at the Des Moines, Iowa plant is a multi-craft position that requires a working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic (PLC). This position provides emergency and routine maintenance support to the operations departments in an industrial/automated environment. Hourly rate of pay is $40.58 / hour. - Eligible for Sign On Bonus of $7,500 - paid 50% at hire and 50% at one year. - Eligible for $1.00 Night Shift Premium once assigned to a 12-hour night shift - Eligible for additional $0.50 for Certified Welding Wage Progression - Overtime opportunities - Eligible for medical, prescription, dental, & vision coverage on date of hire Qualified candidates will be required to pass a written technical skill assessment and undergo a one-on-one technical interview

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.