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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Machine Operator in Anoka, Minnesota


Responsible for the set-up, calibration, and operation of machines used in production processes. Works from verbal or written instructions, diagrams, or models. Inspects machining operations and finished product against specified tolerances using precision measuring tools. Determines and corrects more complex machine malfunctions. Performs routine maintenance and cleaning.


Based in Nashville, Tenn., FSBP is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive product portfolio for commercial building performance solutions. FSBP operates several divisions including GenFlex, GenTite Residential Roofing Systems (RRS) and Gaco.


  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.

  • Ability to enter in required information / program machine for operation.

  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.

  • Positions work piece against stops or aligns layout marks with die or blade.

  • Operates controls which may include levers, switches, buttons, pedals, etc., to activate machines.

  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.

  • Measures work piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.

  • Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from work piece.

  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work pieces.

  • Assists other machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished work pieces.

  • Can perform basic Personal Computer skills so they can enter in labor and perform inventory adjustments.

  • Can use material handling equipment to move materials when required.

  • Cleans work area, machines, and equipment; assists team members as needed.

  • Follows all Standard Operating Procedures Safely.


Typically requires a high school degree; or 1-2 year vocational training / associates degree

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.