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INTERNSHIP - R&D Material Engineer


JobReq ID:  52170
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Internship
Full/Part Time:  Full time



Job Purpose


We are looking for a R&D Material Engineer internship reporting directly to the Head of Tread Compound Development. This is a Local/regional/EMIA role, based in Rome (Italy).


The Candidate will be part of the Tread Compound Development Team, focusing her/his activities on the rubber to rubber and rubber to metal adhesion mechanism and rheological characterization.

He/she will be responsible to carry out the project in all its phases: literature search, design and testing and results interpretation/elaboration.



  • Perform literature search related to the project purpose.
  • Propose and design experimental tests and new methods to characterize compounds adhesion and rheological properties.
  • Operate with general facilities in the material lab.
  • Resolve technical issues.
  • Interpreting data in proper context in order to present them to the team
  • Performing mathematical calculations and preparation of graphs with suitable software.
  • Work effectively with R&D researchers, staff, technicians, and management of Bridgestone Technical Center Europe, actively taking part to R&D cross-functional teams.
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks. 



  • Master Degree in Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, or any other related field of study.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience in polymer processing and rheological characterization.
  • Knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and power point).
  • Goal-oriented, motivated, creative and collaborative. Able to work within teams.


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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