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As a business and as individuals, we are passionate about making Bridgestone EMIA a truly inclusive, diverse, and equitable business, where everyone feels comfortable to be their true selves, every single day.

Our DE&I journey is about building on our ‘Free to Be’ ethos, inspired by the call to action, ‘Because who you are is what we need’.

At Bridgestone, we believe that all people have the right to fair, equal opportunities and that bringing together individuals who have diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives adds value to our business – even more so when we all integrate into one cohesive team.

Only by creating an inclusive environment founded on teamwork and respect will we be able to attract, develop, and retain the best talent in the market for the greater good of our company.

Career opportunities

These are just an example of the types of job opportunity the company offers. More information on available positions will be available at the Summit.

About Bridgestone in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa

Bridgestone in Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa (Bridgestone EMIA) is the regional Strategic Business Unit of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions.

Headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), Bridgestone EMIA employs more than 20,000 people and conducts business in 40 countries across the region.

Bridgestone offers a diverse portfolio of premium tyres, tyre technologies and advanced mobility solutions. The company’s vision is to provide social and customer value as a sustainable solutions company. The Bridgestone E8 Commitment is a broad, global corporate commitment that clearly defines the value the company is promising to deliver to society, our customers and future generations in eight focus areas; Energy, Ecology, Efficiency, Extension, Economy, Emotion, Ease and Empowerment. These provide a compass to guide strategic priorities, decision making and actions throughout every area of the business.

For more information about Bridgestone in EMIA, please visit www.bridgestone-emia.com and press.bridgestone-emia.com.

Bridgestone EMIA is a leader in the automotive industry and evolving from a premium tyre producer to a mobility solutions provider.

Welcome to Bridgestone EMIA!

Data Scientist

Job Purpose

In this role you will drive insights for informed business and technical decisions, forecasting tire/material/process performance, improving manufacturing processes, and preventing machinery failures to enhance efficiency and sustainability. Join us in shaping the future of R&D.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Interact with other functions in the Technical Center to effectively build ad-hoc data-driven models: understand the needs and translate them in a suited language to be managed with cutting-edge algorithms
  • Manage interactions with other Technology Centers (Japan, USA), as well as other Bridgestone EMEA organizations, to effectively share information and build common strategies to enhance the data-driven capabilities of R&D area and expand Bridgestone data- driven culture overall.
  • Interact with IT organization in the Technical Center, in the Headquarter, and in the Manufacturing Plants, to define the requirements for storage of data of all relevant types and cloud support.
  • Contribute -together with the other Digital Engineering team-mates- to the development of a digital culture and data-driven approach in the Technical Center, as well as in the rest the company.
  • Support Research teams in developing physical mechanism understanding through proper data analysis.
  • Support Process Design and Industrialization teams in improving product quality through process enhancement and waste reduction.
  • Support Testing teams in reducing unplanned downtime of test machineries, as well as optimizing testing activities using proper predictive tools.
  • Support Product Development teams to enable data feedback from field fleets equipped with Mobility Solutions, as well as product performance and behavior prediction through advanced data analytics.

Your Qualifications:

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

  • Education, Master, other certification: Minimum MS degree in Math / Physics / Statistics / Engineering with a particular emphasis on both standard statistical and advanced analytics techniques.
  • Languages skills: Very good written and verbal communication in English.
  • Experience (years):Minimum 2 years work experience applying advanced analytics to build predictive models and algorithms. Automotive Experience/Knowledge is a plus.
  • Technical Knowledge: Python (Pandas / Scikit-learn / Dash-Plotly / Bokeh / Altair / Seaborn),
    Deep Learning Tools in Python (Tensorflow / Pytorch / Caffe), R is a must, MS Azure, MS Office, MS Project, SQL / MySQL / MongoDb. Able to implement cutting-edge Deep Learning models in TensorFlow / Keras / PyTorch for image and text analysis (image recognition / feature extraction / sentiment analysis).
  • Soft Skills: Open minded, independent, effective communicator, and able to create links with other functions, able to support boost of data-driven capabilities in the company.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

IT Project Manager - Scrum Master

Job Purpose

In this role, you will be at the helm of our IT projects, ensuring seamless execution and client satisfaction. You will manage relationships with outsourcing providers, oversee project compliance, and drive post-implementation assessments. Your ability to navigate both Waterfall and Agile methodologies will be crucial in delivering successful projects and fostering customer loyalty.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will oversee the execution of an information systems solution in accordance with the contractually established terms and conditions.
  • You will manage technical/service relationship between the outsourcing providers and the internal client and/or subcontractors/vendors.
  • You will monitor project implementation to ensure project/program complies with the project’s schedule, budget, quality standards and client’s requirements.
  • You will perform post-implementation project reviews for an assessment on project achievements/results.
  • You will work with the client management team to achieve customer satisfaction & retention and to build the business further
  • You may be involved in projects using Waterfall, as well as Agile methodologies

Your Qualifications:

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

  • Education, Master, other certification: You have a Bachelor's Degree and you may have a Master degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Languages skills: You master English as a business language, knowledge of other European languages is an asset.
  • Experience (years): Between 2- and 15-year experience, compensation matching experience and track record. 2+ years Agile project management experience. Nice to have: 2- 5+ years prior experience in an Agile Coach/leadership role helping teams efficiently deliver software.
  • Skills: Business systems architecture modeling. Experienced in developing system solutions addressing operational problems.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

IT Business System Analyst

Job Purpose

This role is pivotal in driving operational excellence through technology. You will lead the charge in analyzing and improving business processes, collaborating cross-functionally to implement innovative solutions. Your expertise in solution platforms like Power Apps and Microsoft Automate, along with your ability to proactively identify opportunities for process enhancement, will shape our organization's efficiency and effectiveness.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analyzing and developing new processes and changes to business processes, conducting requirements gathering session and translating them into functional / technical specifications for the relevant applications.
  • Perform to develop a variety of interface tasks including design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment, and troubleshooting, primarily using solution like Power Apps, Microsoft Automate, …
  • Proactively identify and act on opportunities for process improvements.
  • Collaborate effectively with various departments, teams, and staff across the organization to design, configure and implement application. Makes recommendations for solutions or improvements to business processes that can be accomplished through new technology or alternative uses of existing technology.
  • Good communicator to different levels of the organization, both IT and business, also out of the company.
  • Participates in quality assurance through product validation and reassessment of existing flows to match evolving market situations. Work closely together with the stream leaders of IT and Business as well as 3rd party implementation partners.

Your Qualification:

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

  • Education, Master, other certification: You have a Bachelor or Master Degree in IT.
  • Languages skills: Fluent English is a must, knowledge of any other languages is an asset.
  • Experience with working with on shore / offshore operations / support Teams.
  • Technical Knowledge: You have good knowledge of the object-oriented principles/data model tooling. You are familiar with Office 365. You have a first experience in working with Microsoft Power Platform, SharePoint ,Teams. You have a first experience in UX UI design
  • Soft Skills: Familiar with Agile development (Scrum). Very good analytical skills. Understand the needs and translate them into technical realization.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

Industrial Engineer

Job Purpose

In this role you will collaborate within a matrix structure, align with strategic goals, and foster innovative thinking. You'll also lead strategic projects and contribute to objectives through thought leadership and collaboration. Regularly reviewing operational metrics, you'll provide insights into business performance and develop action plans when needed. Your ability to offer an industry perspective will play a crucial role in decision-making within a strong business context.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Project Coordination
  • Be responsible for developing and implementing continuous improvement programs (OEE up)
  • Apply techniques of lean manufacturing for improve industrial processes
  • Provide technical support about plant performance in International Area
  • To collaborate with the team to develop strategic direction for business.
  • Lead cross functional teams with different functional areas within the organization (i.e. LSCM, R&D, procurement, finance, quality, HR,...)
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for assigned projects.

Your Qualifications

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

  • Education, Master, other certification: Degree in Engineering
  • Languages skills: Fluency in English, other languages are a plus.
  • Soft Skills: Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, problem Solving capabilities, organizational and leadership skills. Ability to innovate and motivate others to change.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

OE Consumer Tire Development

Job Purpose

In this role you will develop products for EMEA markets as part of an integrated project team, embracing a strong project management discipline and facing technical challenges in order to meet the future needs. Specific focus on development activity in tire design and industrialization.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the technical development of tires by participating in technical teams.
  • Contributes to the process of benchmarking, designing prototypes, planning and analyzing of test results, and preparing technical documentation.
  • Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for assigned projects.
  • Provides his contribution to the preparation of Technical Meetings with the Customer and BSEMEA functions.
  • Manages assigned tasks with high level of proficiency and autonomy.

Your Qualifications

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

  • Education, Master, other certification: University Degree in Engineering (Michanical, Aeronautical, Automotive).
  • Languages skills: : Fluent English is a must, knowledge of any other languages is an asset.
  • Technical Knowledge: Very good MS Office package knowledge, good PRO-E capabilities.
  • Skills: Ability to develop and/or apply new digital tools/software to change business or processes.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

R&D Compound Development Engineer

Job Purpose

In this role, you will lead design, develop and validate innovative compound solutions for the future Bridgestone sustainable mobility solutions. You will also play a key role in the development of new passenger compound development through your solid knowledge on Material Science, Chemistry and industrial process technology covering a wide range of activities from design thinking of compound prototype, laboratory investigation, compound validation on tire until industrialization stage.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and validate new technology packages to fulfill main requirement of BSEMEA tread compound roadmap providing proposals, solutions and original ideas along cross functional team-working with the Raw Material Development, Pattern Design Engineering, Tire Design, Manufacturing and Product Category Management teams
  • Promote Innovation projects and fundamental mechanism investigation in materials science with Bridgestone Partners & Academia
  • Work effectively with technicians, R&D researchers and Management of Bridgestone EMEA
  • Technical Center, actively taking part to R&D cross-functional teams. Provides his/her contribution to the preparation of Technical Meetings with the BSEMEA functions
  • Manages assigned tasks with high level of proficiency and autonomy
  • Collaborate with Bridgestone Corporate Functions, Bridgestone America and Bridgestone Japan and Bridgestone Europe manufacturing plants

Your Qualifications:

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.

    • Education, Master, other certification: Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or any other related field of study
    • Languages skills: Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Technical Knowledge: Ability to develop and/or apply new digital tools/software to change business
    • Soft Skills: Goal-oriented, motivated, creative and collaborative. Able to work within teams with strong communications skills. Project management capability to manage complex activity in a multicultural environment, Team working, Design and strategic thinking
    • Communication/presentation skills, Visioning and leadership.

How We Can Enrich Your Career

  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow. You never stop 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
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • You will have the chance to enjoy benefits such as smart working and flexible hours, ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We foster an inclusive global culture that values diversity, treats our colleagues with dignity, builds trust between teammates, and embodies our respect for fundamental human rights.

We are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all to the full extent of their desire and capability.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/