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.
The Industrial Engineer position is responsible for analyzing production and process systems in the plant to identify capabilities, improvements, and alternatives relating to safety, quality, productivity, and manufacturing cost. Duties include determining, developing, driving, and implementing Gentan-I and Kaizen activities. Candidates must be able to understand, design, and improve data systems.
- Machine capacity analysis; delay studies and time studies
- Manpower analysis and production expectations
- Project justification
- Analyze and improve material flow
- Continuous improvement/Bekido/Koka-i watch/Gemba
- Layout/storage planning
- Budget planning
- Provide support to IE Manager on Special Projects
- Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and/or related field
- Industrial Engineering internship(s)
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If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.