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Mixer 2 Operator


JobReq ID:  47071
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Brits, ZA


Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

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In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose


We are looking for a Mixer 2 Operator reporting directly to the Mixer Line Lead. This is a local role, based in Brits, North-West.


You will play a critical role in the production process, as your duties form part of the first line of the production process in producing a tyre.




  • Pre start up checks. Ensure preparation for production run by reviewing the production batch recipe. Download the recipe from the control screen. Identify the material that needs to be used for the job. Transfer that material unto the conveyor belt.


  • Start-up procedure. Start mixer and all other equipment to be used. Conduct safety checks, CL/CIL checks.


  • Operation. Scan the product ticket onto the system. Load the compound onto the conveyor belt. Verify product loaded by checking the mass on scale screen display. Transfer the batch onto the weigh station. Release thatch to the mixer. Communicate with Roller Die Operator that batch is in mixer.


  • Shut down procedure. Ensure to run mixer until pressure is on zero, this will mean that the current batch is run out. Lock out the mixer. Communicate with Roller Die that the mixer has been locked out.


  • Troubleshooting. Autonomous Maintenance for minor machine stops & CL/CIL/DH on equipment. Initial Problem Solving on recurring stops.


  • Housekeeping (3S). Perform housekeeping at loading area and the mixer. Clean display screens. Examine belt and conveyor.





  • Grade 12 (Mathematics and Science) or equivalent NQF level qualification


  • Overhead Crane and Fork Lifting License


  • Knowledge of mixing process


  • Basic PLC trouble shooting



If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, just click on the Apply Now button and add your CV!

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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