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Global Technology (GMS - Global Material Science) Co-op / Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

Global Technology (GMS - Global Material Science) 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.

 

Program Description

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is looking for talented leaders to significantly strengthen its global leadership depth and play an integral role in the current and future success of the organization. The Global Technology Co-op/Intern Program provides students with practical work experience in one of many diverse areas of Global Technology. The program allows the organization to build a pipeline of candidates for future permanent openings, and the students gain a better understanding of the various job opportunities available throughout Goodyear.

 

Ideally, many of the Global Technology co-ops and interns become permanent Goodyear associates after graduation.

In addition to challenging, engaging, and interesting work assignments, students have the opportunity to meet and interact with students from other universities at work and outside of work. Tours of Goodyear facilities are arranged to help students learn more about the business. Goodyear leaders make presentations to help students begin to think about significant business issues and career options. Students even have the opportunity to speak with the Goodyear Senior Leadership Team.

 

Function Overview and Project Task/Responsibilities

The Global Material Science team in Goodyear's Akron Innovation Center is responsible for identifying, developing, and industrializing new material technologies for all of Goodyear's product lines including consumer, truck, aircraft, off-road, and racing. Teams within the department are responsible for providing Goodyear a sustainable competitive advantage in tire performance and manufacturing resulting from best-in-class material technology. Associates work with cross functional product design teams and production to establish performance and manufacturability targets for tires and tire components. Project tasks and responsibilities would include any or all of the following:

  • Virtual compound modeling
  • Physical laboratory testing
  • Factory prototyping
  • Data Analysis

 

Requirements

Currently pursuing a Bachelors, Master’s, or PhD in the following areas: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, Material Science, or any other relevant area.

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required
  • Entering Sophomore year or higher
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills  
  • Demonstrated technical experience in relevant area(s)
  • Prior engineering co-op/internship experience desired

 

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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