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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Div Mgr EHSandS - Retail Operations in Nashville, Tennessee

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employee/Labor Health & Safety work encompasses activities related to the wellbeing of employees including:

Developing and implementing policies and practices to identify/mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace

Identifying potential workplace hazards, unsafe equipment, work practices, and working conditions

Investigating accidents and liaising with engineers, management, and health and safety regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence

Providing advice and training on safety protocols and conducting audits to ensure compliance with organization and government standards related to employee heath and safety

Maintaining and analyzing records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory agencies

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve,' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages experienced professionals who exercise independent discretion and/or manages a functional area or process that may or may not have direct reports. Implements policy and strategy for short-term results and influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures Decision making is guided by strategic objectives of specialization Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures Must be able to communicates with executive leadership Supports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree; 6 y+ years of relevant experience including 3-5 years management or direct/indirect leadership experienceOr Master's degree; 4+ years of relevant experience including 2-4 years management or direct/indirect leadership experience

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.

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