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R&D Engineer - Consumer Process Development & Modularity


JobReq ID:  51511
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time



Job Purpose


Develop Robust Modes, Methods and Standards for Tire Green Process design in the framework of Zero-Trial, BCMA (Bridgestone Commonality & Modularity Architecture) strategies and “Well-Born tire” quality targets.

Directly apply those methods in the Green Process design of EMEA REP products leading to a fast, lean and quality robust scale-up phase.

Maximize Standardization and BCMA deployment in all BSEMEA Plants

Identify, Analyze widespread product quality issues developing solutions with special focus on potential general application


Job Description


Main Accountabilities


  • Green Process Design for the assigned REP lines, leverage on BCMA tools and standards.
  • Tracing of differences between central Master Green Tire Model and Specific Plant instances under its responsibility
  • Solution of Quality issues before release in production of the assigned products
  • Analysis of Industrialization Outcome to confirm Gaps and Enhancement areas of the adopted models and tools
  • Contribute to the development and update of new Models and Methods, leveraging on the data generated during industrialization in BSEMEA Plants
  • Attending on-site visits for plant trials (highest priority scale-up or widespread issue experiments) and for meetings/workshops dealing with Modes, Methods and Standards deployment


Working relationships

  • Manufacturing plants in Bridgestone EMEA
  • All Functions within the Technical Center
  • Bridgestone Corporate Functions 


Technical skills

  • University: degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Aeronautical, Automotive) 
  • IT Applications and Programming: Very good proficiency on MS Excel, Knowledge of Relational Databases, Power BI and Python are a plus.
  • Digital mindset: Ability to develop and/or apply new digital tools to support decisions is a plus
  • Learning and Change Agility
  • Other: Basics of Material characterization, former know-how of Tire manufacturing Process and Tools is a plus
  • Language: Fluency in English


With equal competencies, being recognized as matching the requirements of Law 68/99 will be considered a plus (both art. 1 and art. 18).



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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