Bridgestone Is Hiring: General Worker – Springbok,South Africa


Job Purpose

We are looking for a General Worker reporting directly to the Branch Manager. This is a local role, based in Springbok.

You will ensure that all the tyres are maintained.

Tyre Maintenance

All vehicles to leave the yard with tyres as per SLA;
All vehicles are surveyed at least once a month;
Conduct pressure maintenance and correctly capture pressure readings on Survey Sheet;
Capture tread depth readings over three sections of the tread area and capture on Survey Sheet;
Fit all wheel positions with valve caps and on all dual positions a valve extension;
All tyre movements are captured on a Tyre Change Slip;
All wheel changes must be done subject to SLA;

Remove smooth tyres and match tread, size and status mismatches;

Remove tyres with a pressure reading under a 15% of the recommended pressure and check for irregularities;Brand tyres as per Bridgestone Commercial and Client agreement;Torque all wheel positions at least once a month;Report all wheel defects with a Tyre Action Report;Inspect and clean rims before fitting tyres.StockStock is taken on a daily basis in a Bridgestone Commercial Stock Book;Stock must be taken by size and brand number;Report daily stock to Customer. (Sign off Stock Sheet);All tyres in stock must have a brand number for identification.

Health & Safety

Correctly lift motor vehicle;

Utilize correct tools for the job;Correctly fit tyres to rim;Fit wheels on to motor vehicles correctly;Always dressed in Bridgestone Commercial PPE;Handle tools with care and keep them clean at all times;Ensure work area and yard is always clean;Machines & tools are always stored correct and safely;Dressing rooms are always presentable and neat;Ensure that no company property gets damaged;

Tyres are neatly packed and clearly marked for easy identification;

Comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;Ensure Personal Protective Equipment and facilities provided by the company are in good and clean working condition.AdministrationCapture tyre survey info in a Bridgestone Commercial Survey Book;Capture all tyre movements in a Bridgestone Commercial Tyre Change Slip Book;All tyres sent to the factory must be captured in a Factory Control Book;Keep a Branding Register of all tyres branded;All paperwork must be stored in a save dry place.

Customer Liaison

Identify all Maintenance Related Problems and report to the customer;Maintain a good working relationship with the customer;Undertake all reasonable requests and instructions, given verbally or in writing that falls within the parameters of own line of duty;Ensure customer satisfaction at all times.General ResponsibilitiesTorque wrench spring relax after use;Lubricate impact on daily basis;Drain water traps and compressor daily;Clean and store equipment daily;Compliance to health and safety procedures on site.


Matric2 years tyre fitting experienceProficiency in English

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