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Global Technology (Virtual Capability) Co-op / Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

Global Technology (Virtual Capability) 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 can even speak with the Goodyear Senior Leadership Team.

 

Function Overview and Project Task/Responsibilities

The Virtual Capability team is part of the Tire & Performance Science organization that is responsible for product development. Virtual Capability’s responsibility is to develop, integrate and deploy new predictive tools & methodologies to fully support design decisions that meet our customers’ requirements. The spectrum of predictive tools developed is very wide and covers complex multi-physics problems. We continue to innovate and explore new techniques and approaches to improve the accuracy of our tools.

  • Support validation efforts on new Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools developed in the Virtual Capability department
  • Create and run FEA simulations to predict force and moments from a rolling tire and validate predictions against experiments to determine zonal correlations and gaps.
  • Assist in Data Engineering efforts with FEA outputs to leverage data from simulations for machine learning predictions

 

Requirements

Currently pursuing a graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) in the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineer, or any other relevant field.

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required
  • Incoming first year or higher
  • Prior engineering co-op/internship experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills  
  • Demonstrated technical experience in mechanics of materials, finite element methods, programming and scripting in C++ or Python and some exposure to Data Science

 

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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