General Worker – Burgersfort needed at Bridgestone South Africa Ltd

Job title : General Worker – Burgersfort

Job Location : Limpopo,

Deadline : May 23, 2024

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Job purpose

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure that all the tyres are maintained

Main responsibilities

Tyre Maintenance

  • All vehicles to leave the yard with tyres as per SLA.
  • All vehicles are surveyed at least once a month.
  • Conduct pressure maintenance and correctly capture pressure readings on Survey Sheet.
  • Capture tread depth readings over three sections of the tread area and capture on Survey Sheet.
  • Fit all wheel positions with valve caps and on all dual positions a valve extension.
  • All tyre movements are captured on a Tyre Change Slip.
  • All wheel changes must be done subject to SLA.
  • Remove smooth tyres and match tread, size and status mismatches.
  • Remove tyres with a pressure reading under a 15% of the recommended pressure and check for irregularities.
  • Brand tyres as per Bridgestone Commercial and Client agreement.
  • Torque all wheel positions at least once a month.
  • Report all wheel defects with a Tyre Action Report.
  • Inspect and clean rims before fitting tyres.


  • Stock is taken on a daily basis in a Bridgestone Commercial Stock Book.
  • Stock must be taken by size and brand number.
  • Report daily stock to Customer. (Sign off Stock Sheet)
  • All tyres in stock must have a brand number for identification.

Health & Safety

  • Correctly lift motor vehicle.
  • Utilize correct tools for the job.
  • Correctly fit tyres to rim.
  • Fit wheels on to motor vehicles correctly.
  • Always dressed in Bridgestone Commercial PPE.
  • Handle tools with care and keep them clean at all times.
  • Ensure work area and yard is always clean.
  • Machines & tools are always stored correct and safely.
  • Dressing rooms are always presentable and neat.
  • Ensure that no company property gets damaged.
  • Tyres are neatly packed and clearly marked for easy identification.
  • Comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ensure Personal Protective Equipment and facilities provided by the company are in good and clean working condition


  • Capture tyre survey info in a Bridgestone Commercial Survey Book.
  • Capture all tyre movements in a Bridgestone Commercial Tyre Change Slip Book.
  • All tyres sent to the factory must be captured in a Factory Control Book.
  • Keep a Branding Register of all tyres branded.
  • All paperwork must be stored in a save dry place.

Customer Liaison

  • Identify all Maintenance Related Problems and report to the Customer.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the customer.
  • Undertake all reasonable requests and instructions, given verbally or in writing that falls within the parameters of own line of duty.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction at all times

General Responsibilities

  • Torque wrench spring relax after use.
  • Lubricate impact on daily basis.
  • Drain water traps and compressor daily.
  • Clean and store equipment daily.
  • Compliance to health and safety procedures on site.

Bridgestone BEHAVIORS:

  • Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:
  • Agility – to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace
  • Courage – to share ideas, think out of the box
  • Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role


  • National Senior Certificate


  • Proficiency in English
  • Two years tyre experience

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