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Associate Process Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Americas, Inc
Location: Normal
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the department manager, the Associate Process Engineer is responsible for:

  • Process Improvement & New Product Development - Conduct trials and experiments to develop new products and manufacturing processes. Analyze data, provide recommendations, and issue reports to plant technical management and corporate technical center on process improvements and new product and process development.
  • Specifications & Standards - Issue specifications and standards for assigned area of responsibility which may include incoming materials, component, assembled product, or curing process. Evaluate production data and laboratory test results, analyze production methods, and adjust specifications and standards to improve quality, productivity and reduce costs.
  • Technical Support - Monitor process specification compliance in assigned area and make recommendations to plant production management to improve quality, productivity, and costs. Evaluate non-conforming product or material and disposition in accordance with standards.
  • Special Assignments & Cross Functional Teams - Participate on cross functional team activities giving technical assistance and guidance to resolve chronic or acute production problems or attain significant process improvement. Utilize statistical analysis methods where appropriate to help determine root cause or key process input variables. Assist in presentations to management and teammates from corporate offices.Bachelor's degree; or equivalent work experienceBridgestone Americas Tire Operations, one of the world's leading tire manufacturers, has a job opportunity for an Associate Process Engineer at the Bloomington, Illinois Off-Road Tire manufacturing facility. Associate Process Engineers maintain & establish plant specifications to meet requirements in quality, product performance, processability, productivity, standardization, and cost. The Associate Process Engineer will investigate issues with processes and finished products using data-driven problem-solving techniques to identify the root causes and develop countermeasures to remedy material or machine issues, reduce in-process waste and improve product quality.Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.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.

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Inc, Normal , Associate Process Engineer, Engineering , Normal, Illinois

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