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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Automotive Lead Technician in Overland Park, Kansas

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems. All while using your leadership and mentoring skills to drive a team to increase customer care and satisfaction.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tire, and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Automotive Lead Technician position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems, while using your leadership and mentoring skills in driving a team toward increased customer care and satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities for Automotive Lead Technician

  • Diagnose and repair to specifications – brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems

  • Adequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical individuals

  • Stay current with rapidly changing automotive technology through continuous paid formal training

  • Assist and train technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities

Our Automotive Lead Technicians are expected to help provide thought leadership, mentoring, and on-the-job training for other Automotive Technicians at your location.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is a leader in the shop. We expect you to help set the pace and tone while helping to develop the team around you. Collaboration and a team first mentality are a must if you are looking for success in this role. In addition we require review the following to measure your fit for this role:Minimum Requirements for Automotive Lead Technician/Mechanic

  • A valid driver’s license

  • 5+ years of automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem-solving and repair experience

  • Customer service minded and strong work ethic

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • 5 or more ASE certifications preferred

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.

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