Bridgestone Americas
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Bridgestone is great company to work for, you learn alot about the company it's self and the culture. It's pride it self for being best in the industry of tyre manufacturing.


Efficiency and the effectiveness of work flow.


By outsourcing recruitment agency instead of the company hiring it's self.
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very productive

assembling of passenger tires on a 12 hour shift; first job to work under production.attending safety meetings with management as to how can we improve on the safety and health of the employees.


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Enjoy to learn new computer packages, to better cash flow call account balance went up. Dealer communications approved, and payments received from there dealers approved. Bookeeping was a pleasure to process and meet our dead lines. Hardest part: Finacial Manger was totally out of order, had to see an attorney to sort out the unpleasant differences.


They always took us for a soft drinks or tea and cake at month end.


Hours: Normal 8am to 4, 30pm
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Productive with darts and entertainment

Like to plan my day, urgent matters first, Meeting with the staff and motivate them discuss stock level with Branch Manager
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Productive and fun workplace

Day to day operations:Building of franchisee relations along with effectively managing inter-dealer relationshipsManagement and maintenance of supplier relationships within my regionComplete franchisee evaluation reports for each outlet every 6 months, followed with action plans to be implemented within 6 weeks to ensure Corporate uniformity & standardizationFacilitate marketing through in-store promotions, maintaining all merchandising material, billboards and displays in accordance with the guidelines providedEnsure regular updates on all product and service cataloguesOngoing reviews will include: monitoring of sales, purchases, monthly targets and quarterly incentive targetsGrowth plans, SWOT analysisCompiling of monthly management reportsEnsuring good business practices: buying correctly and selling in order to achieve maximum turnover, increase and maintain GP, advise franchisees on product mixes and marketing conditions in his specific area, advise franchisees on all aspect of running a profitable and efficient outletIdentifying the training needs in the respective region and ensuring that acceptable standards are maintained through comprehensive training coursesResearch and analyze competitive activityActively encourage and assist the franchisees with planning upgrades, revamps or relocationsFranchisee Recruitment - identifying new growth opportunities, identify new potential sites and interview new applicants for the franchise.Training: preparation and facilitation of “Customer Relations” and “Basic essential selling skills” to sales staff (= to NQF level - 
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Based on 2 286 reviews

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3,2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3,8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,3 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,1 out of 5 stars for Management
3,3 out of 5 stars for Culture

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