Bridgestone Americas, Inc Senior Process Engineer - Tire Cord Greige in KINGS MOUNTAIN, North Carolina

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 One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary

This position provides technical and process engineering support for management and teammates in the Tire Cord Greige Area in the manufacturing of products to maintain and improve quality and lower manufacturing costs. The position supports the oversight and day to day manufacturing to ensure safety, quality, production, standards and cost objectives are met. The position also supports other areas as assigned.

Responsibilities

The Senior Process Engineer supports and partners with management and teammates with a focus on safety, quality and production from a management and process engineering standpoint.

This position provides technical and process engineering support for the management team and hourly teammates in the Tire Cord Greige Area in the manufacturing of products to maintain and improve quality and lower manufacturing costs. In addition the position will support other manufacturing areas as assigned.

The Senior Process Engineer plays a vital role in overseeing, coordinating supporting day to day manufacturing operations, in evaluating processes and recommending process changes with a focus on continuous improvement. This position instructs teammates on the use of current and newly developed equipment, processes and related standards.

This position drives the maintenance and development of standard driven processes and product specifications as well as related functions and projects to ensure manufacturing effectiveness and efficiency. In addition this position coordinates, plans and facilitates projects including trials, testing, and runs to support the management team and the operation.

Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Textile Engineering or related engineering discipline and at least 5 years engineering expertise in a manufacturing/ production environment. Six Sigma certification, related process improvement and continuous improvement expertise is preferred.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2018-134156

Posted Date 5/16/2018

Location US-NC-KINGS MOUNTAIN

Zip Code 28086-1369

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Manufacturing

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.