Goodyear, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of tires, with one of the most recognized brand names across the globe. Together with its international subsidiaries and joint ventures, Goodyear manufactures and markets tires for most applications. Goodyear owns several brands in North America, including Goodyear, Dunlop, and Kelly, and a number of brands in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
The company distributes passenger, commercial, and off-the-road tires through company-owned retail outlets, independent retailers, and mass retailers. In addition, it operates more than 1,800 tire and auto service center outlets. Goodyear also manufactures and sells rubber-related chemicals for various applications.
With revenues of $18.8 billion for 2010, Goodyear employs about 72,000 associates worldwide, with more than 56 manufacturing facilities in 22 countries.
We are looking for qualified Electrical Engineers for our NAT Manufacturing Plants. The primary purpose of this position is to improve the safety, quality, and productivity of the manufacturing process through electrical and software upgrades. These upgrades include PLC controls, AC Variable Frequency Drives, Servo Motion Control, and both AC and DC motor circuits. As part of the upgrade process, financial justifications and projected paybacks must be calculated. This position is also responsible for documentation and software back-ups. In addition, you will communicate with both leadership and floor technicians on a daily basis and requires the ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment that typically operates 7 days/week and 24 hours/day.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering is required. Desired computer skills include PLC programming, Microsoft Office, CAD software, and SAP.
Information about Goodyear, including the 2010 annual report, is available at www.goodyear.com.