Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Sr. Mechanical Engineer

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
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  • Overview

    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.

    Position Summary

    Sr. Mechanical Engineer opportunity supporting Bridgestone's Process Systems Development department leading work efforts and/or projects with substantial risk, business impact, and complex engineering challenges.


    • Manages scope, schedule, and budget of projects

    • Understands manufacturing machine capabilities
    • Encourages manufacturing innovation to create competitive advantage
    • Leads, mentors, and develops project teammates
    • Keeps abreast of cutting edge manufacturing technology
    • Works well in a multi-discipline and team-based environment
    • Develops business plans for new projects
    • Listens and provides solutions to the manufacturing plants
    • Performs advanced machine design
    • Leads installation, debug, startup, and handover of projects



    • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related technical degree and 8+ years of experience or a Master's Degree and 5+ years of experience. 
    • Ability to travel 50%.





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