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Breakdown Technician

POSITION SNAPSHOT

JobReq ID:  51185
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

Witbank, ZA

OUR 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.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Purpose

 

Job Purpose We are looking for a Breakdown Technician reporting directly to the Branch Manager. This is a Local role, based in Witbank.

 

You will Maintain good customer relations by providing excellent customer service. Work on breakdowns on a full time basis and assist with deliveries

 

Responsibilities

  • Collection and transportation of goods Will be required to do breakdown work during and after hours
  • Ensure all tools including safety cage and safety equipment necessary for breakdowns is on break down vehicle
  • Accurate and timely attendance to customer breakdowns
  • Safe and effective operation of company vehicles
  • Accurate completion of all breakdown documentation.
  • Scrap tyres returned to branch and necessary documentation to be attached to breakdown sheet.
  • Client liaison and accurate record keeping of all goods in transit
  • Perform truck/car breakdown service as well as after hour breakdowns
  • Daily vehicle inspection and ensure clean vehicle appearance at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is serviced at correct intervals
  • Adhere to traffic regulations
  • Adherence to company policy and procedures

 

Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Valid Code 08 Drivers License & PDP
  • Two years Driving experience
  • Self disciplined with high level of integrity
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills

 

 

 

Why should you apply?

 

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.

 

  • Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.

 

  • You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies.

 

  • We help you to drive your career path onward and upward work in a culture of feedback that recognizes you and helps your development.

 

  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone.

MORE INFORMATION

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!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’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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