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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: ZAVENTEM, Belgium

Company: Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

Our company

Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of tires and other rubber products. We employ over 140,000 people around the world, operate 3 technical centers and 178 manufacturing plants and sell products in more than 150 countries. "Serving Society with Superior Quality” has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931 and we look for individuals who share our passion to fulfill this mission.


Facilities & Resources

Bridgestone EMEA operates in more than 60 countries and employs over 18,2000 employees in its offices and plants:

  • 14 plants in France (Bethune), Belgium (Lanklaar and Liege), Italy (Bari), Poland (Stargard and Poznan), Hungary (Tatabanya), Spain (Bilbao, Puente San Miguel and Burgos), South Africa (Port Elizabeth and Brits), Russia (Ulyanovsk) and a joint venture in Turkey ( Izmit)
  • A raw materials plant in Spain (Usansolo)
  • A leading R&D and testing facility in Italy
  • A state of the art proving ground in Italy
  • The EMEA headquarters in Zaventem, Belgium.


Sales & Products 

  • With its leading tyre technology, the company focuses on high-performance tyres:
    A major supplier of original equipment to car manufacturers (including Porsche, VW 

group, Ford group, BMW, Mercedes, General Motors, Peugeot, Citroën, Renault, Toyota

and Fiat group, etc.)

  • A pioneer in Run-Flat Technology tyres and major supplier to car manufacturers
  • A leading manufacturer in the agricultural market (Firestone brand)
  • A leading manufacturer in the motorcycle market
  • A leading brand in the truck & bus replacement market and a leading supplier to vehicle

manufacturers (Mercedes, Renault, Volvo, Scania, MAN, DAF, Iveco, etc.)


Our tyres are sold under the Bridgestone, Firestone, Dayton and other brand names for:

  • Passenger cars, 4x4 vehicles
  • Trucks and buses
  • All types of commercial, construction and off-the-road vehicles
  • Tractors and agricultural machinery
  • Motorcycles and scooters
  • Motor sport
  • Aircraft

For more information on our company please visit www.bridgestone.com and www.bridgestone.eu. To experience more about life at Bridgestone, check out the following link http://www.bridgestonenewsroom.eu/


Job purpose

Commercial Training plays a key role in the development and knowledge of our colleagues. It is furthermore an essential component in our value propositions to our customers.  Now moving to Training 2.0, we are embracing digital content and trainings. We are looking for a qualified Online Training Lead to join our team. She/he will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content that will assist in achieving our business goals. She/he shall also support our organizational training strategy, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes.


Main responsibilities

Content creation for e-learnings:

  • In consultation with stakeholders in the Commercial Business Unit, identify subject matters for new and refreshed e-learnings.
  • Manage the Development Calendar.
  • Organize and lead the creation of engaging content with subject matter experts.
  • Liaise with external e-learning developers.


Management of e-learning platform:

  • Be the owner of our online training portal – design, content types, site management and library.
  • Support and coordinate the roll-out of local platforms across our sales regions in EMIA
  • E-learning KPI management, analysis, and reporting.



  • Effectively communicate and promote Commercial Training opportunities with the Sales Regions, Bridgestone Partners, Fleets and OEM’s
  • Organize & host webinars and online trainings with subject matter experts


European Educational Centre – Brussels (EUEC-B)

  • Streamline and digitize the operations within the EUEC-B training center where possible.


Profile / Experience


  • Proven work experience in managing online trainings
  • Track record in designing, creating, and executing successful training programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to plan, multi-task, and manage time effectively
  • Experience with Articulate software is a plus
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with a Pan European team
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluent in English (verbal and writing); additional European languages a plus
  • Ideally based in Brussels



Bridgestone BEHAVIOURS


Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:

  • Agility – to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace
  • Courage – to share ideas, think out of the box
  • Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role