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Technical Consultant

Date:  16-Nov-2022
Location: 

Zaventem, BE, 1932

Type of work:  Remote

 

 

 

 

Technical Consultant

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Type of Contract: Fulltime
  • Location: Zaventem

 

The Company:

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.

 

 

Bridgestone EMIA

 

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 technical consultants team Benelux is responsible for the technical activities in the respective markets and ensures that the product quality is properly monitored and reported through product testing, technical warranty claim handling and performance reporting. Additionally, the team is responsible for the proper training of internals and customers concerning the performance of our products and also ensures the proper execution of our Bridgestone Fleet (service) contracts. Within this role, you will be responsible for the follow-up of your customers in the Benelux region with a focus on the French speaking part of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

 

 

Main responsibilities / Key result areas :

  • Ensure proper execution of Service Level Agreements by our dealers for our contractual fleet business – focus on price per kilometer fleet contracts
  • Collaboration and communication with relevant stakeholders (e.g. sales, back-office)
  • Warranty claim handling :
    • Ensure claims are handled in an efficient way (on time & solution finding) with proper information flow back to engineering, sales group and customers
    • Ensure reporting to the head office about different technical problems occurred in your region using QA documents
    • Technical tools checked according to ISO FE standards
    • Support digital claim handling platform development and implementation
  • Tire testing: according to priorities defined by West Region head office, coordinate the implementation of test tires at targeted customers and ensure regular reporting to TC management. 
  • Product training: support the technical manager in the organization of appropriate product trainings for distributors and/or internally.

 

 

Required capabilities

  • Strong technical insight with good commercial understanding
  • Ability to prioritize, good planning and organization
  • Ability to work autonomously while keeping strong communication with colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Collaborative mindset

 

Experience

  • More than 5 years of experience in a hands-on technical role within tire business, the automotive sector, transport industry or related technical field.
  • Bachelor level in a relevant Technical field (e.g. Automotive Engineering, etc.)
  • Fluent in French French (knowledge of Dutch and/or English is a big plus)

 

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 https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

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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