Share this Job
Apply now »

Sales Operations analyst - TBR OE business

Date:  10-May-2022


Type of work: 



Sales Operations Analyst

Position Snapshot


  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location: Belgium



The Company:


Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, 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.

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


Within this role you will be a key member of the Truck and Bus OE (Original Equipment) team in our headquarters. You will have end-to-end responsibility on the forecast process, add value through analysis and provide general operational support. Besides this you will be the key window within our organization for the Trailer OE business and will work in close collaboration with the regions.





  • Full responsibility on the monthly forecast cycle.
  • Translating EDI inputs from OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and forecasts from sales people (for smaller OEMs) into realistic forecast as input to logistics division (by customer, by month, by product). Relation to sales organization, LSCM, IT, manufacturing, etc.
  • Crisis management to react on sudden increases for items to OEMs.
  • Influence (internal/external) stakeholders to take ownership on providing quality data for the forecast


Expert of the OMP system

  • Involved in continuous improvement of the E2E forecasting process.



  • Sales and forecast data (accuracy) to steer and improve future data. Share reports on evolution, results and present key findings.
  • Ability to translate data into trends and recommendations to stakeholders (sales, production, management).


Operational coordination

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction through smooth business administration.
  • Maintaining master data (product/customers), back office support (orders/invoicing), problem solving, EDI follow-up.  


Single coordinator for Trailer and small Truck OE


  • Project management on RIM sourcing, tyre assemblies.
  • Master file creation and owner.


Co-owner of weekly / monthly meetings


  • Driving the agenda, action points follow-up
  • Owner of OE website: correct and updated content.




  • Master degree
  • First working experience, preferably within an international environment
  • Proven analytical skills and high level of accuracy
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Familiar with the interpretation of numbers and figures from a business point of view
  • Adapt to fast change easily in an efficient way
  • Able to communicate clearly and concise to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders


Why should you apply?


  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow.
  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Bridgestone as a global company drives your career to the next level by offering you possibilities to work in an international setting.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies.
  • We offer you attractive benefits and a competitive salary in line with your experience
  • You will have the opportunity to  work from home with our Smart working policy to ensure a good work-life balance.


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.

Please don’t hesitate and apply at

We are looking forward hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

Follow us on social media:


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.


Apply now »