Bridgestone Americas, Inc Quality Engineer in PRESCOTT, Arkansas


At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for , and based on thespecific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Position Summary

The position will be responsible for process capability studies and understand the Quality Control processes at the Prescott, AR manufacturing location.

  1. Monitors QC data, product quality complaints and product quality warranty repair data for trends and recommended countermeasures.

  2. Administer and promote root cause analysis for top quality issues identified by the business. Use tools like fishbone diagram, 5 why, is/is not, fault tree analysis, pareto analysis, and DOE to determine the root cause then confirm corrective actions via testing.

  3. Analyze data from trials including DOEs to ensure product and processes are maintained or improved by any changes.

  4. Develop plans and lead trials for 3M changes (raw material, method, or machine) via the CQV process. Ensure these changes don’t result in process that aren’t capable.

  5. Participate in New Product Process including development of DFMEA and CQV of new product production.

  6. Develop and maintain process flow chart, PFMEA, and control plan for all production processes. Lead project teams to ensure all production processes are in control. Establish control charts for process characteristics demean critical for product performance.

  7. Perform MSA to ensure plant measures are capable including work with our Global Technical Center. Ensure plant product quality testing meets ASTM or other regulatory requirements.


  • The purpose of the job is to reduce risk and assure product and process conformity.

  • Teammate will use Quality tools to perform their job function.

  • Teammate will be developing and implementing new standards associated with 3M and Certifying, Qualifying & Validating new and existing product lines

  • Teammate will provide guidance and direction associated with analyzing and reducing risk associated with product launches and new production lines.

  • Teammate will be working with Marketing, Procurement, R&D, Sales, Operations, and Quality Building Services.

  • Teammate will work with all teammates as well as suppliers and customers.

  • Responsible for instructing, directing, developing standards for trials that reduce risk and assure we are providing product conforming to our internal specifications.

  • Responsible for providing reliable input as necessary and knowledge of industry standards.


  • Bachelor in Math or Engineering preferred.

  • Use of problem-solving, process mapping, PFMEA, control plans, measurement system analysis and SPC required. Experience creating and analyzing data from a DOE.

  • A minimum of 5 years applied experience quality functions.

  • Knowledge of ISO 9000, auditing and quality tools is preferred.

  • Six Sigma certification and training in lean principles is ideal.










Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-113515

Posted Date 7/14/2017


Zip Code 71857

Functional Area Quality Building Services

Category Engineering

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone 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.