Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Project 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 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

    This position will manage capital projects and manufacturing programs across the TPO, Metal, and Gaco manufacturing facilities within Firestone Building Products Company. The position will be located at our new Corporate Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. The incumbent will manage scope, schedule, and budget for capital projects and manufacturing programs, and deliver stated project and program objectives, utilizing standard project management tools and working within a Stage Gate capital process. It will require up to 50% domestic travel.


    ·Drive process safety and construction safety for projects and programs managed.
    ·Lead cross-functional teams through a Stage Gate capital process for project development and execution.
    ·Manage Scope, Schedule, and Budget for capital projects and manufacturing programs, and deliver stated project and program objectives.
    ·Investigate new processes, technologies, and equipment to meet business objectives.
    ·Develop detailed project schedules in MS Project or equivalent, and manage activities to schedule.
    ·Develop detailed scopes of work and project execution plans for projects and programs managed.
    ·Promote and support the application of the Management of Change (MOC) and Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (CQV) standards.


    ·Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university.
    ·At least 4 years of project management (planning and execution) experience in the processing industries (building materials, chemicals, paper, etc.).
    ·Experience working within a Stage Gate capital process.


    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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