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Senior Product Design Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Product Engineering position focuses on designing and developing new or existing products, components, or assemblies. A Senior Professional position applies advanced knowledge of a job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.

Company Overview

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve,' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities: Leads projects or processes of diverse scope, while working independently with limited supervision Coaches and reviews the work of lower level professionals Supports continuous improvement/automation activities Applies engineering principles to develop mechanical, electronic, or chemical products that meet customer technical/functional specifications as well as manufacturing cost/efficiency requirements Conducts various forms of modeling (mathematical, 3D, etc.) to determine if proposed designs are technically feasible Supports and participates in the design, test, modification, fabrication, and assembly of prototypes May also be involved with designing product specific manufacturing production processes and equipment Supports relationships through strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders Creates and manages institutional knowledge Other duties as assignedPreferred Qualifications:n/a

Qualifications

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a bachelors degree; or 3 years and a masters degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience

Employee Type

Regular : Full time

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

For more information, please visit BridgestoneAmericas.com

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Tuscaloosa , Senior Product Design Engineer, Other , Akron, Alabama

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