$18.25 to $27.92 hourly
Des Moines, IA 50313
Updated 11 days ago
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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.


$3,000 Sign-On Bonus! 


Starting Pay: $18.25 per hour Opportunities to earn $27.92 per hour within 3 years! 


Outstanding benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and 401(k) program. 


Bridgestone's Des Moines, Iowa plant manufactures the industry-leading Firestone brand Agricultural tires. We are seeking motivated and committed Production Operators to join our team. The Manufacturing Production Worker position has various responsibilities including machine operation, forklift driving, handling materials, and troubleshooting.


  • Responsible for the safety of oneself and the safety of other teammates.
  • Ensure the quality of our products meet or exceed our customer's expectations.
  • Report to work on time when scheduled.
  • Maintain daily records.
  • Set-up, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot manufacturing production equipment.


SCHEDULE: Successful candidates need to be prepared to work any of our following schedules:

7-Day Rotational Schedule - Full-time, 12 hours per day, 2-week rotations, 40 hours of regular pay and 2 hours of overtime pay per week -

Day Schedule

  • Week 1: 6 AM - 6 PM, 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on
  • Week 2: 6 AM - 6 PM, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off

Night Schedule 

  • Week 1: 6 PM - 6 AM, 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on
  • Week 2: 6 PM - 6 AM, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off

5 Day Schedule - Full-time, 8-hours per day, Monday - Friday, 40 hours of regular pay per week

  • A Shift: 10 PM - 6 AM
  • B Shift: 6 AM - 2 PM 
  • C Shift: 2 PM - 10 PM


WAGES: Starting wage is $18.25 per hour with opportunities to earn $27.92 per hour within 3 years.


BENEFITS: Bridgestone offers an outstanding benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and 401(k) program.


  • Manufacturing and/or forklift experience preferred


Posting ID: 663688500Posted: 2021-10-06Job Title: Production Operator