Video Exclusives


Europa Systems debuts new tire handling tech

Sentury

The unit features a special double centering device that positions two tires at the same time in the correct place to be picked up by a robot

Click here to watch the video


Careers at Continental

Sentury

Experts in the IT department at Conti share their favorite aspects of their job roles

Click here to watch the video


Which of these technologies and trends do you think will be introduced to mass-market tire production in future?

Web Exclusive Articles

« back to listing

Bridgestone launches hiring campaign

As part of an investment plan, Bridgestone is to hire more than 30 new engineers from a range of backgrounds, at its European Technical Centre

by Rachel Evans

 

Bridgestone Europe has announced plans to hire multiple engineers in the coming months at its European Technical Centre (TCE) near Rome in Italy. It will hire somewhere between 30-50 experts before 2016. This is part of an investment plan to expand Bridgestone’s business in Europe, which also includes investments in manufacturing and logistics.

The company is targeting engineers with a range of different experience levels, from recent graduates to experienced individuals. Their role will involve designing and developing innovative products which will improve tire performance on all types of road and in all types of climate.

“One of the priority issues in our corporate policy is to develop human resources capable of global management also in the R&D domain. This calls for a commitment to keep investing in talented engineers and scientists that can make the difference and help us to constantly stay ahead of the curve of the industry regarding the development of leading-edge technologies and systems to best support our business operations,” said Bridgestone Europe CEO, Franco Annunziato.

Bridgestone is encouraging would-be candidates for the engineering posts to take part in an online chat on 22 October with various leaders to discover more about the company, what it stands for and the opportunities on offer at TCE. This is the first of a series of three online information events – for more information click here. The site has been especially created for the new recruitment campaign. It will gather all the information that candidates need before applying for a post.

Dr Koji Takagi, MD at Bridgestone TCE, said, “TCE is a great place to work and to develop your career at the heart of Bridgestone’s innovation community. This is where our top-notch engineers and technicians develop key technologies for the future. Candidates will have the opportunity to join a passionate and highly qualified international team - TCE can be a launch-pad for a globe-trotting career with Bridgestone.”

TCE plays a vital role in materials research, tire design, prototype development and all forms of testing. Near TCE, in Aprilla, is Bridgestone’s state-of-the-art European proving ground where engineers analyze and assess breakthrough technology in real world conditions.
 

September 30, 2015

 

RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Futures market
Goodyear’s chief technology officer, Chris Helsel, discusses the emerging requirements for future autonomous vehicle tires
Read Now

Motorsport design influences
Torsten Ideker, a head engineer at the Hankook Tire European Technical Center, explains how tire technologies derived through motorsport have been applied in the company’s ultra-high performance road car rubber
Read Now

Winter test partnership
Italian tire giant Pirelli has chosen Arctic Falls as the location for its newest test base
Read Now

Data directory: an assessment of the truck tire market
Smithers Rapra predicts intermediate level growth in demand for truck tires globally, even as the market continues to evolve and diversify
Read Now

The importance of the right tires
Goodyear reveals more behind the development process for original equipment tires – with around 400 tests conducted in the lab and 200 test drives undertaken on roads during each project
Read Now


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the tire industry. Want to see your company included? Contact olivia.campbell@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the tire technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to rachel.evans@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email olivia.campbell@ukimediaevents.com