Lead Technical Support Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.
The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.
Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.
Headcount - Lead Technical Support Specialist
This player / coach role will manage a team (2) and contribute directly as a key internal technical support resource. This team and individual will be responsible for answering customer inquiries (phone and web) regarding product applications, cross-reference and part identification, trouble shooting, and installation.
Phone, e-mail and web customer enquiry support with product fitment and part number identification Provide customer troubleshooting support with vehicle installation and fitment question. Support sales efforts with technical training, trade shows and open house attendance. Support engineering and product management with warranty analysis, installation manuals and vehicle fitment related concerns Effectively communicate customer needs and requirements to sales personal and channel managers Effectively manage and coordinate employee performance initiatives and work schedules for reporting teammates
Bachelor or Science in technical related field. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, Good general understanding of mechanical systems, Time management skills,
Employee Type Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID 2017-121193.