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Senior Systems Engineer

Company: Bridgestone Americas
Location: Akron
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewWherever 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're 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.Job CategoryEngineering & SciencePosition SummaryWe are looking for a Modeling and Simulation Engineer with strong project management skills, to prioritize mission critical tasks and coordinate the development and expansion of our digital solutions. This position requires strong problem-solving skills, tenacity and talent, sense of urgency and team work with internal and external partners.Responsibilities
Design, develop, and launch next-generation digital technologies for Bridgestone. Join us in a collaborative and hands-on team environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation with a focus on automotive and mobility electronics.Main Accountabilities

  • Develop new simulation methods and apply existing methods to new problems related to tire mechanics and tire sensors
  • Predict tire performance using modeling and analysis of available data
  • Perform DOEs and analytical techniques to solve problems and understand root causes
  • Identify data sources and methods to transform the data into useful inputs for analysis
  • Use data science and statistics to identify patterns in data and how those affect tire performance
  • Participate in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.
  • Integrate business knowledge and technical skills into specifications and technology development strategy.
  • Author regular technical communication for executive and cross-functional briefings
  • Follow established procedures and best practicesMinimum Qualifications
    • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related field, or industry experience equivalent.
    • 3+ years experience in a product development role desired
    • Experience with FEA or other simulation tools
    • Experience applying machine learning or statistical methods like regression analysis preferred
    • Experience with software development, code repositories, documentation and Agile methods
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid teamwork and leadership skills
    • Expertise in design, analysis, testing and validation.
    • Proven track record of success in roles requiring team work, project management and creative solutions.
    • Experience creating, writing and executing test plans/cases.
    • Excellent networking skills.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.Employment EligibilityIf 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.

Keywords: Bridgestone Americas, Akron , Senior Systems Engineer, Other , Akron, Ohio

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