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Wheel Alignment Technician - Windhoek

Date:  30-Nov-2022
Location: 

Windhoek, KH, NA

Type of work:  On site

 

 

 

 

Wheel Alignment Technician - Windhoek

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: On site 
  • Type of Contract: Open-ended/permanent 
  • Full time 
  • Location: [[city]] 

 

The Company:

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.

 

 

Bridgestone EMIA

 

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 Wheel Alignment Technician reporting directly to the Branch Manager. This role is based in Windhoek.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

Tyre fitting and removal

  • Correctly lift motor vehicle
  • Utilise correct tools for the job
  • Correctly fit tyres to rim
  • Fit wheels on to motor vehicles correctly
  • Match dual wheels correctly
  • Report any defects to the Site Supervisor e.g. studs, washers, and wheel nuts
  • Inflate tyres according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Apply safety standards
  • Brand tyres
  • Clean and paint rims before fitting tyres
  • Torque wheel nuts to manufactures specifications
  • Appropriate and timely communication with relevant parties
  • Undertakes pressure and torque checks

 

Wheel Alignment

  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of the alignment machine.
  • Identify wrong settings on vehicle.
  • Make recommendations to customers.
  • Set caster & camber according to vehicle specs.
  • Set toe-in & toe-out according to vehicle specs

 

Customer Service

  • Advise Site Supervisor on appropriate action, who subsequently assists the customers
  • Receive customers in a friendly manner and with a smile
  • Always clean and presentable

 

Housekeeping and Asset Management

  • Handles tools with care and correctly
  • Ensures work area and yard are always clean
  • Ensures machines & tools are always clean, and stored correctly and safely
  • Ensures dressing rooms are always presentable and neat
  • Responsible for ensuring company property is not damaged

 

Health and Safety

  • Adheres to Health & Safety standards in the workplace and does not endanger other parties.
  • Complies with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Ensure Personal Safety Equipment and facilities provided by the company are in good and clean condition.

 

Documentation

  • Correctly complete tyre change slips for wheel changes and hands them in timely
  • Prepares survey reports correctly and hands them in timely
  • Clocks in and out at correct times as per shift by correctly signing the time register

 

General

  • Undertake all reasonable requests and instructions, given verbally or in writing that falls within the parameters of own line of duty.

Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Wheel Alignment Experience
  • Basic English literacy
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Team player

 

 

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, join us at Bridgestone!

 

Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

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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