General Worker – Ubunye Mine Site

Posted 11 months ago

Job Purpose

We are looking for a General Worker reporting directly to the Branch Manager. This is a local role, based in Richards Bay – Ubunye Mine Site

You will ensure that all the tyres are maintained.


Tyre Maintenance

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


    • 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.


    • 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;
    • Ensure customer satisfaction at all times.

General Responsibilities

    • 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.


    • 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!

Process 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.


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