Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Tire Technology Engineer II

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2019-173122
    Posted Date
    11/27/2019
    Location
    US-OH-Akron
    Zip Code
    44317
    Functional Area
    Advanced Tire Engineering
    Category
    Research & Development
  • 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

    Consumer/Commercial tire technologies is in need of a highly motivated engineer to conceive, verify and implement new technology to establish and maintain world-class tire performance in all tire segments. This involves advanced tire design through simulation, new experimental techniques and collaboration with groups internally and externally 

    Responsibilities

    Execute technology validation through simulation and experimental validation

    Collaborate internally and externally to implement new technologies to manufacturing facilities

    Run numerical/finite element simulations to understand and mitigate risk to products from new technology

    Coordinate tire builds, analyze testing data, draw conclusions and make plans to ensure product/technology timelines are met and aligned plans are executed

    Communicate status to technical and business partners

    Qualifications

    ​BS in Engineering or other technical discipline plus 2 years of relevant work experience. 

     

    Solid modeling experience, project management skills desired. Extensive finite element analysis experience desired. MS preferred

     

    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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