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Maintenance Engineer


JobReq ID:  51555
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time




Maintenance Engineer



Job Purpose


To support activities assigned with the scope of Roma Plant continuous improvement applied in the Engineering & Maintenance area with special focus on the processes in maintenance and machinery performance. The person should be able to develop and carry out autonomously his activities with supervision from coordinator.

Able to manage for new products, utilities management, machines Installation, optimization and improvement with focus on promotion and activation of smart engineering solutions.


Final goal is to enhance Roma Plant/Advanced Workshop processes effectiveness, efficiency and product leveraging on systematic application of data driven methodologies/risk assessments in order to ensure full compliance with Regulations, Customers and Company requirements with the ultimate goal of achieving superior quality all across the value chain.


Main Responsibilities:


  1. Roadmap implementation
  • Support Roma Plant/Advanced Workshop processes applied in the manufacturing
  • Support the injection of engineering capabilities
  • Machine installation and start up
  • Utilities management and follow up
  • Management of complex scheduling
  • Machinery maintenance using Preventive, Predictive and machinery inspection strategies
  • Follow up of maintenance check sheets and procedures.
  • Daily activities regarding maintenance problems


  1. Engineering support to new process
  • To join cross functional teams for machines capability at the early product design phase
  • Develop measurement technologies, control strategies, information systems, and Engineering methods that achieve ambitious target
  • Develop and implement inspection tools/methods to evaluate machines status
  • Problem solving based on data analysis; provide guidance to determine root cause and recommend potential solutions
  • Interface with internal and external groups to ensure that proper definition of expectations and that appropriate assurance techniques
  • Coach and ensure engineering & maintenance mindset & awareness is built in the Team


  1. Risk reduction, Continuous Improvement
  • Perform root cause analysis of maintenance issues using advanced problem solving tools (like Lean Six Sigma, beta risk, Skills evaluation, etc)
  • Recommend and implement simple cost-effective permanent corrective actions. Promote horizontal extension
  • Reinforce maintenance systems to identify and reduce risks of machine breakdown and assure compliance to all requirements
  • Timely issuing and/or updating relevant Operative Procedure
  • Periodical reporting on activities status to management




Education and capabilities:




  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology
  • or equivalent competency level gained during previous work experience and high school degree.





One or more of below competences/skills will be a plus:

  • Project Management
  • Problem solving
  • Quality tools for problem solving (5Why, 8D, Fishbone, etc..)
  • 6 SIGMA
  • Tire design
  • Tire advanced technical Knowledge (Tire Features, Performances and Mechanics)
  • Data analysis
  • knowledge on Tire technology / tire manufacturing process
  • ISO/TS 16949-IATF-VDA 6.3 core tools (FMEA, PPAC, SPC, APQP, MSA)


Soft Skills

  • Open mind and flexibility, Ability to interact with people, Ability to work under pressure, Good communication skills.
  • Positive mindset and win-win approach will be key ingredient for the success in this role, in order to translate daily challenges in new business opportunities.
  • Able to understand problems from customer perspective and be able to manage them with self-confidence and autonomy.
  • The position requires a structured and disciplined working approach in order to successfully manage daily work, special projects and critical situations.




The position requires availability to travels (in Europe or worldwide) at Bridgestone facilities/suppliers.



Work Experience:

Previous working experience in Tire Industry considered as a plus.




English/Italian: fluent (Must)

To be considered: Spanish, French, Polish, Hungarian, Russian.



Driving license

Car driving license is required.



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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