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Bridgestone Americas Safety & Health Manager in Wilson, North Carolina

Company Overview

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’re 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.

Business Unit

BAMG - Wilson

Management Level


Job Category

Legal, Compliance & Audit

Position Summary

Leads and coordinates all safety and health related activities for the Wilson, NC facility. Develops and implements a comprehensive safety management system including providing leadership and support for the line driven behavior based safety process. Continuously monitors safety systems for improvement opportunities. Leads and directs Safety team.

Employee/Labor Health & Safety work encompasses activities related to the wellbeing of employees including:

• Developing and implementing policies and practices to identify/mitigate

hazardous conditions within the workplace.

• Identifying potential workplace hazards, unsafe equipment, work practices,

and working conditions

• Investigating accidents and liaising with engineers, management, and health

and safety regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent

their recurrence.

• Providing advice and training on safety protocols and conducting audits to

ensure compliance with organization and government standards related to

employee health and safety.

• Maintaining and analyzing records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences

to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory



• Manages experienced professionals who exercise independent discretion and/or manages a functional area or process that may or may not have direct reports.

• Implements policy and strategy for short-term results and influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures

• Decision making is guided by strategic objectives of specialization

• Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures

• Must be able to communicates with executive leadership

• Supports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree; 6 y+ years of relevant experience including 3-5 years management or direct/indirect leadership experience

Or Master's degree; 4+ years of relevant experience including 2-4 years management or direct/indirect leadership experience

  • Relocation Assistance provided with Full Benefits package

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.