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Bridgestone Americas, Inc QMS/Safety Supervisor in Gresham, Oregon


The role of the QMS/Safety Supervisor is to direct and coordinate compliance and continual process improvement efforts in the areas of both quality management and safety for the Portland Distribution Centers. The QMS/Safety Supervisor will also help support continual operational process improvement for both locations.

Reports to: This position reports to the Distribution Center Manager


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 global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve,' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.


Principle Accountabilities and Duties

QMS Compliance and Continual Process Improvement

  • Controls, maintains, distributes and tracks all documents within the QMS system

  • Implements and maintains appropriate record retention system and document control compliance

  • Coordinates and ensures completion of QMS training

  • Monitors, updates and presents productivity, accuracy and other DC performance data or KPIs

  • Reviews LSCM QMS changes and makes changes as needed

  • Coordinates QMS Compliance Audit with third party loading and transportation providers

  • Supports management in data collection and analysis activities

  • Productivity Tracker

  • CTPAT process coordinator

  • Maintains QMS website and user permissions

Safety Compliance and Continual Safety Improvement

  • Leads the thorough investigation of all loss events, near misses and incidents

  • Ensures incident reports are submitted for all accidents

  • Conducts and/or coordinates all safety related training

  • Helps direct and develop facility wide line driven safety and IIP activities

  • Coordinates safety compliance with all third-party stakeholders including loading, transportation, and security services

  • Maintains Safety SharePoint site

  • Ensures safety audits are completed weekly, monthly, and quarterly

  • Ensures compliance with OSHA and corporate safety policies

  • Supports continual safety improvement projects

  • In addition to performing these primary duties, the individual shall provide support and/or perform other duties were deemed necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Business Admin/Mgmt., Supply Chain Management, Safety or related fields and 2 -3 years safety, health or quality experience

  • Verbal and written communication is vital to this position, specifically in carrying out responsibilities pertaining to: audits, QMS, training, etc.

  • Organizational skills are necessary to maintain accurate record keeping in compliance with Safety and Quality requirements and standards

  • Proficiency in Excel, Access and SharePoint

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.