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R&D Engineer Consumer

Date:  02-Aug-2022

ROMA, Italy

Type of work:  Hybrid





R&D Engineer Consumer



The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.



Bridgestone EMIA


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job purpose

To develop products for both European and EMIA markets as part of an integrated project team, embracing a strong project management discipline and facing technical challenges in order to meet the future needs.

Job Description

Main Accountabilities

  • Contributes to the technical development of tyres for delivery to consumer markets by participating in technical teams.
  • Contributes to the process of benchmarking, designing prototypes, planning and analysing of test results, and prepairing technical documentation.
  • Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for assigned projects.
  • Provides his/her contribution to the preparation of Technical Meetings with the BSEMEA functions.
  • Manages assigned tasks with high level of proficiency and autonomy.

Working relationships & exposure

  • All R&D Functions within the Technical Center in Rome
  • Bridgestone Corporate Functions
  • Manufacturing plants in Europe
  • Technical Centers in Japan and USA
  • Bridgestone EMIA Functions like Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Technical Skills

  • Degree: University degree in engineering (mechanical, materials design, industrial engineering and equivalent)
  • Computer: Very good MS Office packages and CAD systems, good PRO-E capabilities
  • Digital mind-set: Ability to develop and/or apply new digital tools/software to change business or processes
  • Other: Learning and Change Agility, Statistic and simulation tool, basics of Material characterization, basic knowledge of Tire construction is a nice to have
  • 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).


If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!


Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.


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We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’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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