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HR & Payroll Administrator


JobReq ID:  46271
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Zaventem, BE


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


The People Solutions team in Europe consists of a team of 60+ dynamic members and is responsible for the implementation of a broad range of HR activities (HR Administration, Payroll & Benefits, HR reporting). In Belgium we serve about 500 employees in our different locations: the EMEA headquarters in Zaventem, the Benelux Sales force, the Manufacturing site in Lanklaar and the Logistics Warehouse in Zeebrugge and Distribution Center in Borne, NL.

As Payroll & HR Administration professional you are, together with our payroll specialist, responsible for all payroll related processes (payroll &  related administration of fringe benefits, Personnel Administration) for the EMEA Headquarters and our different locations. The population covers mostly white collar employees, but also support to blue collar workers population is required. 

As our HR processes, tools and services are constantly evolving, you take on an active role in different HR related projects  and provide your invaluable input to improve our administrative and payroll processes.

You are the first line of contact for employees for questions related to payroll, benefits and social legislation.

Main responsibilities



Together with the Payroll & Benefits Specialist, you are responsible for the Belgian and Dutch payroll for +500 employees. This includes:

  • Maintain payroll and time records in the HR system to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate;
  • Collect, review and input of payroll information to prepare the payroll cycle;
  • Provide information and answer employee questions about payroll related matters.
  • Monthly payroll closing
  • Annual holiday balances
  • Year-end payroll closing
  • Manage and continually improve the quality and efficiency of payroll processes.



  • Manage general HR administration & process documents for employees, including continuous improvement;
  • Ensure correct affiliation of the employee with the hospitalization and collective insurance;
  • Process parental leave and time credit requests;
  • Report labor accidents;
  • Prepare all document related to social and fiscal audits (internal/external audits and examinations)



  • Manage rebilling of payroll and employee related costs to other Bridgestone Entities;
  • Payroll posting;



  • Coordinate different bonus payments
  • Support the Rewards Team on the annual merit review and annual incentive process;


HR Projects

  • Implement HR procedures and policies, propose updates
  • Take part in projects connected to benefits
  • Actively participate in our continuous improvement cycle




  • At least 2 years experience in payroll and HR administration 
  • knowledge of social legislation is a plus  
  • Fluid communication in Dutch and English, French is a plus
  • Good analytical skills, rigorous and organized, you know how to work with deadlines


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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