Tyre Serviceman Learnership Programme 2024 for South Africans

Bridgestone invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for Tyre Serviceman – Learnership Programme 2024.

Position: Tyre Serviceman – Learnership Programme

JobReq ID:  51975

Location: Aggeneys, Northern Cape

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Tyre Serviceman learners reporting directly to the Branch Manager.

Under this development Programme You will ensure the following:

• All vehicles to leave the yard with tyres as per SLA; All vehicles are surveyed at least once a month;

• That all the tyres are maintained.

• 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.

Responsibilities:

Tyre Maintenance

• Inspecting tires on vehicles before and after installation

• Performing tire rotations, balancing, and other maintenance tasks

• Following all safety protocols while working in the shop

• Providing excellent customer service

• Talking to the customer about any issues they are experiencing

Stock

• 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.

Administration

• 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;

General Responsibilities

• Ensure customer satisfaction at all times.

• 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.

Requirements:

• National senior Certificate

• Proficiency in English

• 2 years tyre experience

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.

If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!

Next Steps: 

All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward hearing from you!

Apply Now

https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/Tyre-Serviceman-Learnership-Aggeneys