Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Electrical Engineer

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2019-165965
    Posted Date
    8/15/2019
    Location
    US-TN-Nashville
    Zip Code
    37201
    Functional Area
    Engineering
    Category
    Engineering
  • 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 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.

    Position Summary

    Want to learn and work with the latest control system technologies? You’ll be working within an established high functioning team at the corporate level on projects of substantial risk, business impact, and complex engineering challenges. You’ll have the opportunity to be responsible for design, install, and debug of industrial automation while securing customer expectations. This role will have the opportunity to travel during installation at our locations in North America while being home most weekends. In addition, this position will provide extensive training to further your engineering development.

    Responsibilities

    Achieves results in team-based environment
    Leads in the design, install, and start-up of new control systems
    Improves existing control systems
    Develops specifications and scopes of work to requisition equipment and services
    Leads tasks in multiple plants
    Performs functional safety
    Provides project status to all levels of management
    Communicates effectively with all project stakeholders
    Demonstrates continuous professional growth
    Troubleshoots and resolves issues that have been problematic and have escalated

    Qualifications

    Skills: Project Management, Electrical Theory, CAD, PLC Programming, Electrical Design, Mentoring

    Experience: 4+ years relevant to position

    Education: BS in Engineering or Technology

    Mobility: Ability to travel extensively (up to 70%)

     

    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.

     

    Employment Eligibility

    If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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