Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Field Engineer, Off the Road Tires

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2019-170759
    Posted Date
    10/22/2019
    Location
    US-CO-Denver
    Zip Code
    80014
    Functional Area
    Sales 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

    OTR Field Engineers are responsible for providing technical assistance to OTR sales teams to increase the sales and performance of Bridgestone OTR tires throughout the United States and Canada. They will take the lead on any field issues concerning OTR tire products/services and provide engineering/technical expertise.

     

    This is a field based position and will cover a territory including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Alaska and Western Canada. The ideal candidate will either live in or be willing to relocate to the territory. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assist Earthmover Product Managers (EPM), Manager Mine Accounts (MMA) and Field Engineers (FE) in monitoring and improving OTR tire performance and product quality in North America (US and Canada).
    • Analysis of all relevant factors which contribute to product performance
    • Analysis of customer operating conditions
    • Scrap tire and warranty adjustment analysis
    • Special projects and assignments as required to improve and maximize OTR tire performance
    • Support Engineering Management and office staff in analysis of performance trends and opportunities for product improvement
    • Support Customer Service and OTR Tire Dealers with necessary technical and application data to complete sales transactions and improve customer satisfaction.
    • Draft and submit ideas for technical and customer service bulletins
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical degree
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Strong communication skills both written and oral
    • Proven experience at communicating and working with people at all levels
    • Ability to communicate technical scenarios/issues in non-technical terms that can be easily understood
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75% including internationally
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs or less

    Desired:

    • Mining, Construction or tire experience

     

    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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