The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Engineer Senior in Akron, Ohio

Requisition ID: 43327

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Goodyear. More Driven.

About the Position:

This position is responsible for the development of projects with moderate complexity or working on complex projects in cooperation with more experienced personnel. The incumbent seeks solutions to technical problems, conducts work on assigned tasks and exhibits enough process knowledge to be able to operate in the field independently.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Science/Technology/Engineering/Math

  • 5-8 years experience required.

  • Experince in working across divisions and with external organizations.

  • Completed cross-functional assignments or projects and/or at least 2 postitions within division, or completed plant assignment.


  • TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY Develop and advise on new technical solutions to meet product requirements. Possess a thorough understanding of available technology and standards. Use appropriate level of technology for application. Work on teams to develp new technology to meet requirements. Avoid inappripriate levels of risk. Develop and advise others on processes within functional group. Engage in external collaboration and cross divisional processes. Internally and externally advise others on evolving technologies. Insure transfer to projects and functions. Develop technology products or processes and advise others, leading to innovation.

  • PROBLEM SOLVING Anticpate problems and identify them proactively. Develop and advise on new problem solving strategies. Use collaboration to solve problems and make decisions. Develop new tools and methods to solve problems. Identify external resources of value to Goodyear. Collect data and inputs to make decisions. Consult with resources. Make decisions based on facts. Consider alternatives and rule out unlikely outcomes. Advise others on novel processes. Identify high impact projects and implement solutions. Develop innovative solutions to large complex technical problems. Develop and advise on new data analysis techniques cross-functionally.

  • PROJECT MANGEMENT Use known, and develop new, tools and stanadards for project execution. Execute, develop, and advise necessary steps and activities for project execution. Deliver to project objectives. Provide expertise and advice that adds value to project planning. Use project risk management process to manage risks. Develop and create approaches to mitigate risk. Advise on lessons learned. Develop/advise/use creative approaches to execute projects. Execute project closeout phase while developing the process. Develop new methods for, and advise others on, project conflict resolutions. Anticpate conflicts and develop contingency plans.

Abilities and Skills:

  • Instill positive attitudes on peers. Provide constructive feedback. Plan and lead meetings. Give clear and concise technical guidance. Offer constructive disagreement and the ability to manage/deflect/difuse situation. Compelling technical direction and logical conclusion within function.

  • Actively solicit opportunities for leadership. Cooperate with other teams to meet objectives. Influence others. Drive positive change. Incorporate leasons learned into effective strategies. Confront and address risk for self/others. Apply global communcation skills. Represent Goodyear in outside meetings. Particpate in mentoring.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to .

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