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JobReq ID:  52140
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Internship
Full/Part Time:  Full time



Job Purpose

Joining a dynamic and motivated materials development team, the R&D materials researcher will lead efforts to characterize and define the mechanism of new raw materials to be applied to the future Bridgestone products.

The candidate will play a key role in a technical work of a specialized nature. Purpose of the research is to investigate how raw materials characteristics affects rubber compounds properties. The activity deals with setting of design of experiments, extensive chemical analysis and mechanical characterization of rubber compounds, data analysis and technical report preparation.

Core Responsibility & Working relationship

  • Pro-active participation to laboratory activities.
  • Design of experiments driven by both theoretical understanding of the problem and by experimental evidence.
  • Raw materials chemicals analysis and development of related characterization techniques.
  • Mechanical and chemical rubber compound characterization (e.g. DMTA, vulcanization of compounds, etc).
  • Data analysis and technical report preparation.
  • Work effectively with technicians, R&D researchers and Management of Bridgestone EMIA Technical Center, actively taking part to R&D cross-functional teams.
  • Collaborate with Bridgestone Corporate Functions, Bridgestone America and Bridgestone Japan and Bridgestone Europe manufacturing plants.

Job requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering, Chemical engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, or any other related field of study.
  • Materials science knowledge in polymer and elastomers field, with specific focus on compatibility/miscibility between ingredients.
  • Laboratory experience in the field of physico-chmical characterization of materials.
  • Goal-oriented, motivated, creative and collaborative. Able to work within diverse teams, with strong communications skills, capable to explain complex concepts in a smart way.
  • Ability to work under time pressure, independence, with problem solving approach.
  • Digital mindset: solid knowledge of MS Office package.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.


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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