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R&D Engineer - maternity leave coverage


JobReq ID:  49025
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Fixed term/temporary
Full/Part Time:  Full time



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.

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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 EMEA markets as part of an integrated project team, embracing a strong project management discipline and facing technical challenges in order to meet the future needsSpecific focus on development activity in tire design and industrialization


Job Description


Main Accountabilities

·        Contributes to the technical development of tires by participating in technical teams.

·        Contributes to the process of benchmarking, designing prototypes, planning and analyzing of test results, and preparing technical documentation

·        Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.

·        Prepares appropriate documentation for assigned projects.

·        Provides his contribution to the preparation of Technical Meetings with the Customer and BSEMEA functions.

·        Manages assigned tasks with high level of proficiency and autonomy.


Working relationships

·        All Functions within the Technical Center

·        Bridgestone Corporate Functions

·        Manufacturing plants in Europe

·        Technical Centers in Japan and USA



Technical skills

·        University: degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Aeronautical, Automotive) 

·        Computer: Very good MS Office package knowledge, good PRO-E capabilities

·        Digital mindsetAbility to develop and/or apply new digital tools/software to change business or processes

·        Learning and Change Agility

·        Other: Basics of Material characterization, Basic knowledge of Tire construction nice to have  

·        Language: Fluency in English, German/French 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 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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