Senior Materials Engineer

Expiring today

Employer
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Location
Akron, Alabama, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2144793448
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
This position will work in meeting or exceeding the needs of the Boss through development of new technology for Consumer tire compounds and meeting the needs of business partner groups on time and on schedule. The ideal candidate will be energetic, have a creative and innovative mindset and have demonstrated the ability to deliver results in a challenging environment. Candidate will have created new solutions and methods to existing problems.
Company 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.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities:

Execute material compounding projects to meet compound technology roadmap commitments on time and on schedule

Develop new compounding strategies based on new raw material application "rule sets"

Develop unique or first time use technologies/ transfers from others poles

Uses latest tools to perform value-added modeling and engineering analysis, draw conclusions from the data and execute forward actions.

Makes technical and design related decisions focused on achieving project and/or customer goals.

Communicates technical information effectively to colleagues, customers, etc.

Able to work both independently or as a team when appropriate
Qualifications
Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience
Employee Type
Regular : Full time

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.

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.

For more information, please visit BridgestoneAmericas.com

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