Current Opportunities

At Bridgestone, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We invest in our people and support them with their development and growth within the business. We’re an organization committed to the BOSS (consumer) and to providing opportunity for our employees. We are a global community of people driven to be the leaders in our industry.


A career at Bridgestone opens countless opportunities for employees to enhance their skills, push limits and unleash their potential. We are interested in receiving CVs and will review against our current and future vacancies. Please see below a list of our current vacancies


If you are interested please fill in your application at BSMEA Careers

Vacancies

Bridgestone is a multi-national organization, investing in our people to provide opportunities for growth and development. Our values (of Involvement, Commitment, Ownership and Teamwork) are at the heart of what we do, and our behaviours remain key to our success. We are looking for an active and motivated individual to join our team.

 

  • Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. Logistics Leader put Safety first in the DC leading to a ZERO INCIDENT Safety Culture.

    2. The role is a key player for supporting the customer service for specific customers served out of the DC.

    3. Key responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and organizing the distribution and storage of materials and products keeping an eye on the cost, quality, quantity, and good efficiency of the storage and movement of goods Leading the management of the 3PL effectively.

    4. The role monitors the arrangement and shipping of products and goods from Jebel Ali distribution center(s). The role involves stock control, transportation, warehousing, freight management, trade management and ensuring structures are in place to monitor the flow of goods and materials.

    5. The roll will be responsible for the efficient working of the appropriate systems (WMS /SAP etc.) and improvements to support process efficiency.

    6. Cross Functional working is required to ensure plans are clearly understood and aligned. Strong communication and problem solving skills are essential. Experience of Network Design is desirable. Establishing and implementing business strategies, plans, and objectives.

    7. Take a lead to manage and control overall MEA inbound & outbound freight & distribution cost elements. The role will be key point of contact for EMEA central logistics team to drive corporate initiatives.


    Main responsibilities:

    EHS


    1. Zero Incident Culture

    2. Near Miss / Observation Reporting

    3. Champion for EHS

    4. Organize Gemba walks

    3PL Management


    1. Management of 3PL relationship and performance within specific area of responsibility (Inbound or outbound logistics)

    2. Management of Documentation / Customs

    3. Coordinating and liaising with customers, vendors, service providers

    4. Capacity Management in the Jebel Ali Warehouse

    5. Systems Management / Improvement (WMS/SAP)

    6. Manage internal and external enquiries pertaining to shipment status, Maintain

    7. Analyze & report KPI to drive performance improvement

    8. Generating cost benefit analysis for any operations projects

    9. Managing onboarding of the new logistic partner & their systems

    10. Improve receiving & shipping process design.

    Continuous Improvement (CI)


    1. Drive Continuous Improvement projects and process efficiency – in-out flows, capacity management and inventory leading to productivity improvements.

    Required skills and experience:


    1. 3 years minimum experience working in a complex distribution/logistics environment. Knowledge of Gulf market.

    2. CILT (Preferable)

    3. Can do approach

    4. Able to communicate intimately with others.

    5. Ability to delegate duties.

    6. Able to efficiently and effectively handle shifting and multiple priorities.

    7. Should have sturdy problem-solving skills.

    8. Solid computer skills.

    9. Solid Analytical Skills.

    10. Should have knowledge of Lean Principles.

    For more information on our company please visit www.bridgestone.com & http://www.bridgestone-mea.com/en/careers/current-opportunities/.
    If you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV in confidence to zain.naqvi@bridgestone.ae
  • Role overview

    Job Description

    Area Sales Manager for Gulf Branch, is primarily responsible of handling designated markets and responsible for focusing and supporting specific markets.


    1. Sales/ Marketing Plan: Setting/Execution of Marketing and sales Plan/ Targets.

    2. Ownership of his territory in regards to knowing the market channels/ Competition / pricing and the product.

    3. Client Relationship: Managing Distributor Senior Management and sales Staff/ Key account Management.

    4. Optimizing Profitability for the Distributor and BSMEA.

    5. Interaction with Supply chain to achieve smooth flow of supply (Over 500 skus)

    6. Reporting and managing daily operational issues.

    7. Working on imroving the Mix (17” and above)

    8. Portraying the Premium Image of the Brand.


    Main responsibilities:


    1. Contribute to SBU market share and profitability and ensure Bridgestone/ Firestone and secondary Brand presence in the markets.

    2. Market intelligence and performance review of distributors. Execution of strategic action plans.

    3. Spending 70% of his Time knowing the Channels/ Mix.

    4. Managing all internal reports

    5. Study and management of price position and profitability among all markets covered by Gulf Branch.

    6. Internal coordination towards further enhancement of stock optimization.

    7. Coordinate with distributor in conducting effective and timely promotions and management of effective utilization of ad sub.

    Required skills and experience:


    1. Ability to effectively communicate with distributors

    2. Sales Focused and Killer Instinct

    3. Good Negotiator.

    4. Industry/product knowledge

    5. Analytical skills

    6. Sound knowledge in Excel

    7. Passion for sales & marketing

    8. Driving license

    9. Multi Lingual preferably with Arabic

    10. A Candidate from Tyre background in GCC

  • Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. This position has responsibility for short and mid -term planning by supporting the sales team to collect customer orders and upload those orders efficiently with our supplier partners and analyzing any variances in line with our forecasts and supply plans. Process improvement to drive efficiency is a key capability needed to ensure we have an efficient / systematic way of working.

    2. The role will also support the wider planning team in the facilitation, data gathering and analysis for the S&OP process to plan ahead and support the above. This role will take the lead on the supply plan, thus ensuring our suppliers understand / execute our demand forecasts, chase backlog and alignment is reached.

    3. The role will be responsible for inventory management and support the Planning Manager & Operations Manager to ensure our warehouse assortment is optimized for local supply.

    4. The role is responsible to analyses any variance in supply plan, support the SCM team in KPI reporting and improvement actions. The role must understand the supply capacities, minimum order quantity and supply lead time. He/she should take a lead in supply management.

    5. This position must be strongly linked with all key functions along the LSCM like Product Planning, Technical Team, Finance, Operations, Managers in Warehouses and Sales in the region

    6. The Regional Planner must possess a good background and knowledge in planning. You must have strong analytical and communication skills (Cross functional / business networking is a crucial skill) and able to manage large amounts of complex data. The role also requires an individual who can drive continual improvement and have an impact on change management across the business.


    Main responsibilities:

    Customer Demand Management


    1. Collecting Order from Customer Service/Customer and upload with our suppliers

    2. Supply Allocation, Confirmation & Fill Rate

    3. Lost Sales through supply / demand inbalance

    4. Regular calls with Order Management, Suppliers and Sales Team.

    5. To manage and coordinate supply shortfalls and availability issues by applying risk management to mitigate risks upfront.

    6. To set, control and oversee inventory targets for the BSMEA where inventories is booked for that business unit.

    7. Manage the background data for SAP ODS module of the ERP system to ensure accurate and timely materials and capacity planning in accordance with the business plan.

    8. Collaborate with the Customer Service team to ensure that sales order delivery promise dates are accurate, reliable and in line with customer requirements

    9. Liaise with production plants to ensure that manufacturing schedules are executed fully and effectively to plan.

    Standard Operating Procedures


    1. Support and facilitate the S&OP process with focus on Supply- and Inventory planning of the whole end to end supply chain, aligned with Sales and the supplying plants.

    2. Responsible for the Supply Review and actions that arise (ensure suppliers aligned and execute our forecasts)

    3. Forecast Accuracy & Inventory Planning for warehouse

    KPI Reporting & Data Management


    1. Achieving the highest levels of customer service through

    2. Monthly Contract deliverance and adherence

    3. On time delivery to customer request (OTTR)

    4. Item / Supplier Master Data

    5. Inventory reporting (Inventory on hand, Days ON Hand etc.)

    Required skills and experience:


    1. 3-5 years minimum experience working in a complex supply chain environment (Manufacturing / Distribution preferred)

    2. Excellent Knowledge and Experience of MS Excel & ERP Systems

    3. Strong analytical skills, expertise on MS Office (Excel)

    4. Excellent communication skill and experience with cross functional projects is an advantage.

    5. Good Knowledge of ERP Systems and respective analytical tools.

    6. Expertise in MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint required

    7. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required for interacting at all levels within the organization

    8. Detail oriented with the ability to work independently in a proactive and anticipatory manner, with the ability to translate direction to lower level execution

    9. Demonstrated ability to multi-task, assign effective priorities to tasks and to operate with a certain level of autonomy is needed

    10. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to manipulate and summarize data in a clear and concise manner

    11. Understanding of advanced supply chain concepts and their financial impact (inventory turns, cash flow and working capital) is required

    12. Expertise in Microsoft Access and SAP ERP-BPC.

    13. Bilingual (Arabic/French)

    If you are interested in this position, please send your CV in confidence to samantha.tegala@bridgestone.ae
  • Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. The Sales Engineer is responsible for the budget achievement of Volume and Market share and responsible for implementation of company strategy in designated markets, working very closely with the channel partners. The role is to increase customers’ loyalty to Bridgestone products through providing superior services and products. And also assuring the proper consultancy for distributors, dealers, and customers in technical matters.

    2. Closely will work with sales engineers and assist & suggest ideas to them to implement proper actions in terms of technical service in line with company strategy. This will be specifically in the case of Fleets where they would go analyse the requirement of the fleet and propose a Solutions package keeping in mind the Bridgestone Technical superiority.

    3. Supervising & coaching technical teams in channel partners & customers.


    Main responsibilities:

    Supply Source Optimization


    1. Study markets’ potentials and the possibilities and propose most optimized sourcing as to improve profitability.

    2. Co-ordinate with FEs to conduct necessary tests to confirm suitability of the products produced in NON-Japanese factories.

    3. Decide on mass supply from most optimized sources after identifying products’ performance vs. markets’ requirements.

    Support Strategic Products Sales


    1. Discuss – plan with distributors for the necessary technical actions required to launch the new products in the markets. Be on the Field to propose a Solutions package to combine New tyre and Retread Tire solution. Follow-up distributors’ sales and products support through seminars and promotional tools.

    Before/After Sales Services


    1. Suggest to distributors’ to supply superior after sale services by introducing and promoting fleet approach, BTTCs, Service Van, Web Toolbox, 3M Programs.

    Markets Survey & Analysis for Sales Strategy


    Competitors Activities Analysis


    1. Collect and analyze competitors’ activities in terms of 4Ps through various surveys and VOCs in order to grasp the changes in markets’ trends then execute the proper countermeasures.

    Sales Potential Study


    1. From count surveys on regular basis, then analyze surveys’ data to grasp markets’ trends and visualizing markets’ outline to decide on future products and marketing strategies.

    Quality Assurance


    Proper product recommendation


    1. Assure proper patterns/Specs ordering for each market.

    2. Conduct periodical scrap surveys and analyzing claims composition

    Proper claim handling


    1. Judge- analyze claimed tyres reports and claim notes

    2. Support distributors in planning and executing test in their markets. Proper immediate action with distributors & OEs

    Technical Service Training


    Distributors, Dealers, & Fleets Knowledge Enhancement


    1. Plan and conduct technical trainings for distributors, dealers, and customers to enhance their knowledge about tyres and the proper usage as to minimize their running cost.

    Required skills and experience:


    1. Minimum 5 years in the tire business

    2. Solid knowledge of West African countries environment

    3. Willing to travel frequently

    4. University Degree

    5. 3-10 years (depending on role) experience of Sales Engineer or similar

    6. Experience from multinational environment

    7. Relevant geographical experience

    8. Fluent in English & Arabic

    For more information on our company please visit www.bridgestone.com & http://www.bridgestone-mea.com/en/careers/current-opportunities/.
    If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Abderrahmane Faraj, Branch Manager MWA, abderrahmane.faraj@mea.bridgestone.com
  • Role overview

    Job Description

    This role will be responsible for the following:


    1. Operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the ideal candidate will require the ability to assimilate information and data to drive effective decision making within the business.

    2. This is a key role within the business and requires a team player to work in in a cross functional environment, across the MEA region. The purpose of the role is to partner with the business to ensure that pricing developments are timely and accurate and to enhance opportunities for profitable and sustainable growth.

    3. The ideal candidate will have an ability to identify risks and opportunities and provide solutions and support to key stakeholders across the MEA region.


    Main responsibilities:


    1. Analyze operating results and recommend actions to improve profitability.

    2. Provide sales and other functions with relevant periodic support and business analysis and pricing information.

    3. Continuously monitor and report actual pricing structures and financial performance

    4. Building and communicating relevant pricing analysis / reports through MS Excel & Power point (dashboards).

    5. Improve transparency and communication on key products & customers across all markets with an ability to provide the right level of information both locally [country specific] and regionally.

    6. Set-up prices based on relevant positioning and market approach of Bridgestone in line with the BS pricing strategy.

    7. Prepare relevant pricing data required for budgeting and forecasting purposes.

    8. Various ad hoc support on resolving tactical pricing challenges and support Branches in order to maximize profits.

    Required skills and experience:


    1. 2-5 year experience in the MEA region and similar role

    2. Previous experience of working in a multinational business

    3. Solid financials understanding

    4. Analytical and creative solution thinking

    5. Problem solving and capable of managing priorities

    6. Mastering excel and other analysis tools

    7. Agility and capable to work under pressure

    8. Ownership and commitment to deliver results

    9. Effective and strong communication skills

    10. Collaborative team player

    11. Continuous improvement approach

    For more information on our company please visit www.bridgestone.com & http://www.bridgestone-mea.com/en/careers/current-opportunities/.
    If you are interested in this position, please visit our website or send your CV in confidence to samantha.tegala@bridgestone.ae