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.
The Innovation Lead is responsible for leading and operationalizing the Bridgestone Americas Innovation Framework. This individual's responsibilities will focus on technology, business and solutions innovation with the scope of enterprise-wide, cross functional collaboration and initiatives that will often encompass end-to-end analysis and future state redesign efforts. The Innovation Lead will frequently interact with senior leadership and major stakeholders with Technology & Business to ensure alignment and healthy execution of Bridgestone's innovation strategy. The Innovation Lead will also steer position BSAM efforts relative to Bridgestone Corporation's Global Innovation efforts.