Bridgestone is a global leader in tyres and rubber and is building on its expertise to provide solutions for safe and sustainable mobility.
In New Zealand, Bridgestone New Zealand Ltd. offers a range of services and solutions to all segments of the New Zealand market to deliver social value and customer value. Bridgestone’s extensive range of quality tyres is complemented by the provision of mechanical and fleet services through the company’s nationwide retail network of Bridgestone Select and Bridgestone Service Centres, mobile service provider Lube Mobile, and the manufacturing and sale of quality retreads through Bandag Pty Limited.
Bridgestone offers a diverse product portfolio of premium tyres and advanced solutions backed by innovative technologies, improving the way people around the world move, live, work and play.
At Bridgestone New Zealand, we are looking for people with passion, dedication, and commitment for roles across our NZ wide teams. If you are looking to get started in the automotive industry or are looking for growth opportunities, get in touch with us and become a part of our Bridgestone family! As a market leader, we are passionate about providing great benefits, exceptional training, and ongoing career opportunities for our employees.
Bridgestone is committed to supporting our employees to be the best they can be. We offer a range of training and development opportunities linked to personal and career development.
All our tyre and fleet service technicians are trained in Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology, a nationally recognised NZQA certification.
We have a structured learning and development framework covering roles across the business enabling our employees to follow career pathways, moving within or across work streams.
Employees and their family and friends have access to discounted tyres and servicing across the Bridgestone network.
Competitive remuneration packages.
Employee Assistance Program, free and confidential support for all our employees.
Partnership offers with private health insurance.
TRACE – Our Behavioural Values
Transparency means that we are clear, open & honest in sharing our thoughts candidly, so others can benefit from it and act ethically and with integrity in all our work responsibilities.
Respect means that we always care for fundamental human rights, show courtesy, value diversity & different points of view, and demonstrate mutual trust in our day-to -day interactions with each other.
Accountability means that we take pride, ownership, are proactive and fully engaged in taking actions to deliver on our promises and provide the best quality in our work.
Collaboration means we work together as a team and support each other to harness the power of diversity and display unity of vision, so as to complement our own ideas and skills with others to achieve our business goals with pride and enthusiasm.
Embrace change means we are constantly willing to adapt and promote positive change and see them as opportunities to advance BSCAP SBU to meet the needs of our customers. We recognize that without change there can be no improvement.
Our network of Bridgestone Select stores and Bridgestone Service Centres spans across Australia and New Zealand, offering roles including Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers, Service Managers, Counter Sales, Mechanics, Fleet Service Technicians and Tyre Technicians. At our stores, we help customers with their tyre needs, and sell and fit tyres for a range of uses.
Our warehouses are the key to providing an effective distribution system to our stores. As an important link in the supply chain, our warehouses help us to provide exceptional service to our customers.
Our warehouse teams perform a range of functions, from warehousing and logistics to stock management, despatch, and distribution. In our warehouses, we have many roles including Warehouse Manager, Supervisor, Leading Hand, Store person and Despatch Clerk.
Our technical field service team provide after-market sales, product development, technical support and training to help implement and improve tyre programs across the country. As technical experts, our team have formal qualifications in Engineering or a similar discipline.
Roles in our technical team include Managers, Supervisors, Technical Engineers and Graduate Engineers.
SALES AND SUPPORT
Our sales and support team helps us deliver outstanding customer service across our Sales, Retail Operations and Network Development business units.
We have a range of roles in sales and support, including:
Regional Franchise Managers, Regional Training Managers and Regional Operations Managers, who provide ongoing sales and business support to our store network
Account Managers, who are responsible for achieving all sales related objectives for products across the network
Business Development team members, who secure business and support our customers on their journey with Bridgestone
Customer Service Consultants who work as a team in our Call Centre facilitating the timely and efficient provision of products across the network and our customers.
Our Bandag and retread factories use the latest technology to provide dependable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly tyres for commercial business use. Our factories around New Zealand retread tyres providing a reliable solution for truck fleet customers.
Our Bandag and retread teams have a range of factory-based roles from the factory floor to quality assurance and management, working together to ensure quality and safety.
Our head office provides overall support to each part of our business and holds responsibility for corporate governance. Serving the New Zealand market, our head office provides opportunities in a range of areas such as national sales, support and technical roles, health, safety and environment, HR, finance and accounting, marketing, property, logistics and IT.
Bridgestone provides ongoing training and development for all employees, however, if you’re just starting out in your career, there are structured programs in which you can earn a qualification while you work – no experience required!
TYRE FITTING TRAINEESHIPS
Bridgestone offers entry-level traineeships in Tyre Fitting, including full-time permanent employment and above award wages whilst providing training in a Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology.
Additionally, Bridgestone has partnered with the Department of Education, Skills and Employment nationally in the Youth Jobs PaTH placement program offering paid, part-time internships of between 4 -12 weeks.
MECHANICAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
Introduced in July 2021, the Bridgestone Mechanical Apprenticeship Program was developed to recruit and train mechanics to work across the Bridgestone and Lube Mobile businesses (in-store and mobile).
“I would 100% recommend this apprenticeship. I love coming to work every day.”
Peter, 1st year apprentice mechanic from Lube Mobile QLD
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