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Compensation Manager, Sales and Marketing
Ref No.: 18-18053
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Job description

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 One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.


  • Bachelor degree and 8+ years of experience in the field of HR related to Compensation
  • Master's degree, or relevant degree/experience preferred
  • Proven experience implementing and maintaining successful compensation strategies
  • Strong executive presence with the ability to quickly gain credibility
  • Demonstrated experience in compensation program governance
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing sales incentive plans that impact large employee populations
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments and business teams
  • Action oriented and adept at working in a fast paced, values driven, growing organization

  • Maintain an evolving compensation strategy that motivates performance and is fully aligned with Bridgestone Americas' strategic plan and values
  • Design, model, test, and assess the effectiveness of sales incentive plans
  • Collaborate with business leaders, HR, Legal, and Finance to design and implement business specific incentive plans that clearly link compensation and performance in support of Bridgestone's pay philosophy
  • Lead the development of Compensation policies and guidelines in line with Bridgestone America's Compensation Philosophy and legal requirements
  • Assess long-term business needs and designing and implementing compensation initiatives that will proactively support future business requirements
  • Analyze compensation design requirements to ensure successful implementation into current or new systems and required
  • Assist with the expansion into new markets as well as M&A and integrations and divestitures
  • Collaborate with the Compensation team on the execution of on-going market analysis, FLSA reviews, and deployment of enabling tools and processes for compensation program delivery
  • Engage with business leaders and HR Business Partners in the delivery and communication of compensation programs to ensure employees understand and value them
More information about the job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
Is there a bonus structure?
Are you open to sponsorship?
This position is:
New Position
Is there a possibility to work remote?
Is there equity?
Are there flexible work hours?
Does this position have direct reports?
Who does this position report to?
The Director of Compensation
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Bachelor's degree Atleast 8 years of comp experience Designing and implementing sales incentive plans Lead compensation initiatives
What are the nice-to-have skills?
Change management Leading M&A strategies
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
This individual will be able to be apart of many change and process improvement initiatives.