Outdoor Testing Engineer
Bridgestone Americas
Fort Stockton, TX
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.

Position Summary
This position will support the development of test tire specifications and ensure that the testing complies with regulatory requirements. They will independently manage multiple programs and provide technical mentoring to less experienced engineers.

Responsibilities
  • Effectively and efficiently design test codes to meet performance and timing requirements
  • Support the quality management system
  • Determine root cause of technical challenges
  • Communicate and collaborate in a team environment
  • Work effectively with remote co-workers
  • Communicate technical information effectively to colleagues, customers, etc.
  • Domestic and international travel expected 5-15%.
Qualifications

Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering and 5 years of experience
  • or-
Master's Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering and 3 years of experience

Preferred: Tire-testing experience

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