Process Engineer

Bridgestone Firestone Prescott , AR 71857

Posted 3 months ago

Company Overview

At Bridgestone, our dream is to become a truly global enterprise and to establish the Bridgestone brand as the undisputed world No. 1 brand in both name and substance. Across the globe, our entire team is focused on achieving this goal. The roots of our dream date back to the establishment of Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd. in 1931. Anticipating the future potential of tires for passenger cars and the international development of the business, founder Shojiro Ishibashi used an English translation of his surname for the name of the company. Even then he may indeed have been dreaming of the future of the Bridgestone Group. As Japan's automobile industry grew, The Bridgestone Group expanded its business to become Japan's largest tire manufacturer. The company also actively expanded overseas, particularly in Asia. In 1988, the company acquired The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, a well respected global corporation with a venerable history of its own. This transformed Bridgestone into one of the world's largest tire and rubber companies and created a global team dedicated to serving customers worldwide with the highest level of quality, service and technology. We hope this introduction to our company will provide you with a deeper understanding of the Bridgestone Group's strengths, as well as our future direction.

Position Summary

The Process Engineer position is responsible for Firestone Building Products R&D and maintenance of process specifications and procedures for the Prescott facility. This position is also responsible for production support and process improvement including safety, quality, productivity, and cost reduction. This position also involves coordination of process improvement trials, projects, and new product or component development at the plant level, including those projects driven by the Nashville Corporate Office (R&D, Continuous Improvement, Purchasing).

Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with all company and local requirements.

  • Conducts studies and analyzes daily control test results and historical data in order to maintain product specifications and quality.

  • Investigates production process problems and initiates root cause analysis.

  • Institutes control methods and procedures to maintain or improve product quality and productivity.

  • Responds to requests from the production process for assistance in solving technical machine or processing difficulties.

  • Provides assistance as needed for the start-up or modifications of production equipment.

  • Supports efforts to implement improved utilization trends.

  • Inspects and analyzes returned goods or defective product and initiates root cause analysis.

  • Maintains and implements a continuous program for improved quality and waste control.

  • Properly dispositions materials and products in accordance with company and local guidelines.

  • Works with and correlates specified production methods and procedures closely with production teammates.

  • Trains teammates in current and newly developed instructions and methods to ensure safety, quality and productivity.

  • Develops and maintains material specifications, bills of materials for products and routings of products to ensure proper financial tracking of the assigned processes.

Qualifications

  • Required:

  • 4-year degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or related Engineering discipline

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work individually and as a member of a team

  • Preferred:

  • 2+ years of process or product engineering experience in a manufacturing facility

  • Rubber compounding and/or processing experience

  • Experience in writing operating instructions and standardized work procedure

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