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Tactical Planning Analyst Intern


JobReq ID:  51736
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Internship
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.

You can learn more about our Group at

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:

Commercial Planning Consumer team is part of Logistics & Supply Chain Planning department, being responsible for the Master production plan of Bridgestone EU Commercial (Products for Truck & Bus, Agricultural and Off-road vehicles) plants on Operational & Tactical horizon (up to 18 months).

The team is looking for a new intern to support different activities.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Collecting data & issuing some of key reports shared with top management and other stakeholders;
  • Supporting teams in key projects (i.e. reporting transfer to Power BI);
  • Supporting teams to plan the import of products from other Bridgestone entities (Japan, Americas, Thailand, etc.) to Europe
  • Document key processes in the Operational & Tactical Planning team
  • Supporting OPP & Tactical leaders in data analysis & monthly Power Point presentations to plants & top management.
  • As Commercial Planing Intern he/she will interact mainly with OPP & Tactical teams in Commercial Planning, but also with other stakeholders (plants, COE, tactical planning, distribution planning, demand planning).



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

  • Demonstrates business acumen to achieve results through others:  Understands, educates and applies the fundamental business concepts by which a company operates in order to deliver results and create a climate that fosters personal commitment to excellence
  • Promotes and enhances company culture:  Champions the organization’s shared values and beliefs
  • Effectively manages across cultures: Achieves effective collaboration, alignment, and communication across multiple dimensions of cultural diversity
  • BOSS focused - serves the customers having the end users in mind:  Makes BOSS (end users) and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains productive relationships with BOSS; leverages BOSS intimacy in the development of new products, services and competitive advantage
  • Intellectually curious in support of learning agility:  Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application


Competences to be acquired

  • Competency in using data analysis tools. e.g. Excel, Microsoft Business Intelligence, other relevant business information software
  • Planned and organized approach in completing tasks
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse range of people with different personalities and backgrounds, Strong communication skills, both oral and written:
  • Ability to translate numbers into insights, and present them to stakeholders in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Detail-oriented and accurate;
  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve issues;
  • Ability to efficiently collaborate with cross-functional teams.



  • Degree level expected: Bachelor or Master degree in Supply Chain/ Operations/Engineering.
  • Advanced level in MS Excel & Power Point, experience with OMP/MS Access is a plus
  • Fluent in English, any other European language is a plus


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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