Materials Engineer

Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Akron, Ohio, US
Aug 02, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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.
  • Execute material compounding projects to meet compound technology roadmap commitments on time and on schedule
  • Develop new compounding strategies based on new raw material applications
  • Develop unique or first time use technologies/ transfers from other technical centers
  • 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
Typically requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience
Employee Type
Regular : Full time

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