Chemical Engineering Co op/Intern
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Job Description Engineers at Bridgestone have a passion for innovation that drives our company forward. Our manufacturing teammates work hard every day to ensure the quality of our products for the safety of our customers. Our Co-Op/Internship program gives you the opportunity to join the world’s largest tire and rubber company at the forefront of innovation and mobility. As a valued teammate, you can make a lasting impact while developing lifelong skills and competencies to elevate your future career. Company Overview 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. Responsibilities Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: – Support specifications and standards in areas such as compound, component, curing process, or uniformity analyses – Apply a systematic approach to identify and isolate problems and their root causes to design and implement effective solutions – Statistical analysis and data collection through software such as Minitab – Determine methods and technology to convert inputs into acceptable outputs with process capability – Learn and utilize key chemical manufacturing tools and systems; recommending improvements where needed – Apply interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with fellow teammates and achieve common goals – Work in a hands-on environment with cross functional teams, at least 50% on floor Utilize project management skills to develop, manage, and control scope, schedule and cost Preferred Competencies – Highly motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision – People-centric focus with ability to collaborate with all teammates across the organization – Strong initiative, work ethic and levels of enthusiasm – Demonstrated technical aptitude in major of study – Excellent communication and presentation skills Locations: Aiken, SC; Bloomington, IL; Des Moines, IA; Fishers, IN; LaVergne, TN; Nashville, TN; Warren, TN; Williamsburg, KY; Wilson, NC Qualifications – Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or other applicable major – Preferred junior to senior level standing with minimum GPA of 3.0 – Enrolled in an accredited college or university the semester prior to the co-op/internship – Preferred ability to work 40 hours weekly in a 3-month internship, or minimum 6-month co-op assignment.