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R&D Engineer -System Engineering Commercial product industrialization & modularity


JobReq ID:  52045
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time



R&D engineer in System Engineering Commercial Product Industrialization & Modularity


Job Purpose:

Within System Engineering organization, manage for all commercial product categories (TBR, AG, PCT)

  • New products & TPA, Industrialization
  • Support Design to Modularity realization in the shopfloor
  • Promotion + Activation de-complexity opportunity in manufacturing.

Main Accountabilities:

  • According Lean process & following “Well Born Tire” concept to:
    • Arrange & Follow qualification trials of new commercial product (TBR, PCT & AG) to be industrialized (Size Expansion & Master Size single loop)
    • Arrange & Follow qualification trials of Transfer product from one plant to another in commercial category (TBR, PCT & AG)
  • Promote & activate initiatives in favor of manufacturing de-complexity in EMEA plants
  • Support on optimizing product Manufacturing cost (DMC & CC)
  • Set & drive together with CTD a structured modularity approach in commercial (by design & “retrofit”)
  • Support on driving Commercial Product industrialization to digitalization in a Maximize the adoption of Virtual tools to minimize the actual prototypes

Working relationships

  • Commercial Tire Development (CTD)
  • Compound and Material development (MID)
  • Production Plants (Bilbao, BSST, PSM, Brisa, Pune, Brits, LKL)
  • Logistics (IPL – LSCM)
  • Quality Assurance functions (QM & plant local QS)
  • Manufacturing/Engineering division (MTDS & & plant local Engineering)
  • Business Unit  (CPM, SALES, RET Tech, RET TSG)

Technical skills


  • Tire basic/advanced technical Knowledge (Tire Features, Performances and Mechanics) (M).
  • Indoor & Outdoor testing (NTH). 
  • CREO (M).
  • Vulcan J (M).


  • Project management (M).
  • Problem solving (M).
  • Design of Experiment skill (M)
  • Innovation attitude (NTH)
  • Basic knowledge of:
    • Statistics (M).
    • 6sigma (NTH).
    • FMEA (NTH).
  • MS office (M).


  • University degree in mechanical engineering (M).
  • Already acquired Familiarity on tire “environment” (NTH).

Language skills

  • Fluent level of English (M).


  • Availability on travels (NTH).
  • Openness to evaluate at proper time on Job rotation within and outside department (NTH).


Geographical working site

The position is based at Bridgestone Technical Center - CastelRomano (Rome), with the possibility of few days of smart working in the working week upon agreement with management.


Legenda: M=MANDATORY – NTH=Nice to have


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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