Bridgestone Americas Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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Bridgestone Americas President, CEO, and COO Paolo Ferrari
Paolo Ferrari
84 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relaxed Atmosphere and Good Pay(in 62 reviews)

  • "supported by management; good benefits and competitive compensation(in 51 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "This job requires long hours and weekends(in 56 reviews)

  • "Upper management doesn’t support you when taking action against an employee(in 44 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Mesa AZ was a great place

      May 1, 2021 - Process Technician in Mesa, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Management had a great attitude. They were safe and seemed to really care about you and your family. No weekends

      Cons

      Shift work, but in the end some like that because when you’re nights you can get to appointments during the day etc.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Engineering Manager

      May 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Global, challenging, exciting, relevant and interesting products,some brilliant teammates

      Cons

      Poorly managed, overall lacking sufficient basic expertise on hard and soft skills at all levels. Chaotic continual reorganizations. Management by intimidation from the top gives permission for that toxic dynamic to spread.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company overall; very bad IT

      Feb 21, 2021 - Senior DBA-SQL Server in Nashville, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good pay Good company culture (outside of IT) Extremely good employees in corporate at all levels

      Cons

      Very bad IT management (current and historically) Lags behind in all areas of technology

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Zzzz

      May 12, 2021 - Safety Manager in Waynesboro, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good food during the week Off days

      Cons

      Bad management Angry Men Long hours Safety not good Old machines

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Job

      Apr 29, 2021 - Service Technician in Trenton, SC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay and time off

      Cons

      The cons were shift work and long hours.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Apr 27, 2021 - Human Resources Manager in Aiken, SC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great job stability, excellent pay and benefits, team culture

      Cons

      Hard work but very rewarding

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Bridgestone/Firestone

      Apr 16, 2021 - Manager of Tires Sales in Knoxville, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Engaging atmosphere to work with customers; teaching and advising them of their vehicle maintenance. Paid weekly.

      Cons

      Harder to advance within company. Unfair scheduling that result in some employees closing and/or working entire weekends even after 5 years with company.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company Perks

      Apr 12, 2021 - Senior Project Manager in Nashville, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      401k match and automatic contribution is amazing!!! PTO is extremely generous. Management is good. Flexibility to work from home.

      Cons

      Maternity leave is subpar. Upward mobility is hard.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Decent pay

      May 3, 2021 - Inspector in Graniteville, SC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive pay, Tire discount, 7 day break

      Cons

      Poor pay structure. Top out in 200 weeks and after that minimum raises no real incentive to grow!

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Sales

      Apr 13, 2021 - Sales Team Member in Pembroke Pines, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and the best coworkers

      Cons

      Too much responsibility for the payment

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