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Global Innovation Non-Pneumatic Tire Co-op / Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

Global Innovation Non-Pneumatic Tire  Co-op / Intern 

Company Information

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 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. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates.  We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs, and ample opportunities for growth.  These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.  For more information, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

About the Position

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to work on revolutionary tire technology?  The Non-Pneumatic Tire (NPT) group at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, Ohio does just that.  We are looking for outstanding Mechanical Engineering students to join our hands-on team.  The NPT group covers all facets of product development, including design, prototyping, experimentation and manufacturing.  We are a cross-functional group including Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Manufacturing as well as Material and Reinforcement Science.  Internships will be active positions helping to advance our capabilities in the Design and Analysis of the product as well as participate in the Prototyping and Testing of NPTs both in the lab and on the test track.

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Structural characterization of materials and composites used in novel tire architectures
  • Assist in building of prototypes and documenting prototype build processes
  • Evaluation of prototypes and analyze & document test results.
  • Use analytical and computational tools and synthesize results for product design
  • Identify and plan product testing requirements through engineering principles as well as through canvassing organizational knowledge and design guidelines
  • Perform basic data analysis and graphing using Excel, MATLAB or similar tools.

Useful Skills and Abilities

  • Applied or experimental Mechanics of materials
  • Test method development, structural characterization, fatigue of materials
  • Reporting (communication skills both oral and writing)
  • physical prototyping of design concepts
  • Statistical design & analysis of experimental data

Requirements

Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the following areas: Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required
  • Incoming sophomore level or higher
  • Prior engineering co-op/internship experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills  

To Apply

It is required that you go to campus.goodyear.com to create your candidate profile in order to be eligible for this position. A separate profile must be created for each position applied. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Goodyear is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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