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Manager, Engineering

Company: Bridgestone Corporation
Location: Wilson
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manage mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and design drafting functions. Develop and monitor capital, mechanical service and departmental budget spending. Responsible for the coordination of the project engineering section with other divisional sections, production, service and staff departments. Fills in for engineering and maintenance service leader as necessary.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.


* Assign projects and follow up on progress

* Conduct annual performance management of subordinates

* Supervise the preparation of cost estimates for refinement and modernization programs

* Prepare presentations and present estimates, timelines, budgets, and programs to management

* Supervise the preparation of detailed cost analysis and schedules for projects

* Update and re-evaluate the cost and schedules for projects

* Coordinate proper personnel and resources to assure adequate and correct project progress

* Review project and drafting backlogs, establish priorities and obtain additional resources if needed

* Conduct annual performance management of subordinates, including regular check-ins and feedback

* Hiring of engineering staff and onboarding of new hires


'Provide the following reports and / or information to management as required

* Engineering backlog

* Project schedules

* Capital and M.S. expense budget updates

* Spending forecast for budgets

* Priorities and status information

* Shutdown plans and project lists

Provide emergency engineering assistance to the plant as necessary

* Schedule and track daily activities to accomplish objectives

* Interface with other plant staff to ensure proper priorities are inserted into the project planning process

* Coordinate and direct database programming to meet changing directives

* Track and analyze spending to provide timely forecast for management planning

* Write procedures to document work process for ISO/QS standards


* Engineering division strategic planning which is an integral part of the yearly plant strategic plan and is a prerequisite for the budget process

* Prepare plant project scenarios for management

Fixed Asset Management

* Forecast re-occurring rebuilds and change-outs for strategic budget planning

* Analyze plant equipment condition and make recommendations for upgrades

* Coordinate with plant leadership for prioritization of capital investment projects

* Make risk assessment studies and prepare emergency contingency planning

Bachelor's degree; 6+ years of relevant experience including 3-5 years management or direct/indirect leadership experience

Or Master's degree; 4+ years of relevant experience including 2-4 years management or direct/indirect leadership experience

Keywords: Bridgestone Corporation, Wilson , Manager, Engineering, Executive , Wilson, North Carolina

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