Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Electrical Engineer

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
4 Year Degree
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Company Overview

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.



Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates

Position Summary

Responsible for managing capital and expense projects that involve adding new equipment, modification of existing equipment, or process improvements related to the manufacturing EPDM components. This responsibility involves applying the following engineering related skills: Funding requests, budgeting, safety reviews, designing, purchasing, scheduling, programming, supervising, installation, start-ups, and maintenance technical support.


  • Modification of existing equipment as requested by production, technical service, quality assurance and maintenance departments.
  • Design, write specifications, purchase, install and start-up new equipment to meet the plant's Business Plan objectives.
  • Manages contractors and engineering technicians that are assigned to their department. Support area maintenance technicians and group leaders to maintain and meet department goals for downtime frequency, A-rank reduction, obsolesces, and non operational time.
  • Perform monthly safety audits in the areas of contractor work areas, lockout/tagout, and Near Miss Hidden dangers.
  • Manage and control spending of the yearly capital and expense budget targets.
  • Responsible for electrical expertise in single/multiple areas of the plant.
  • Responsible for maintaining the plant's high voltage electrical distribution.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing a yearly plan to meet the Business Plan objectives in the area of safety, quality, production/productivity and maintenance support for their departments.
  • Manage major projects such as New Machine installation upgrades, etc. Projects range from $50K to $5M


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar related degree).
  • 5 years of relevant engineering experience
  • 2 years of relevant manufacturing experience d
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of electrical system design and its application in automated industrial designs including specification of vision, power, sensor, inspection, and communications systems.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem solving skills, able to work independently and in team environments.

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