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Product Research Technician

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 105279 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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About the Position


The Product Research Technician will be responsible for running a small pilot-scale process as part of a team of associates that prepare samples, batches, polymers, composites or other reinforcement/sensor components, based on specific laboratory purposes for standardized/non-standardized testing. 
This position must be able to follow work instructions and/or test methods and comply with all laboratory and process area safety procedures while operating in a team. 
In addition, the incumbent may be in a facility that requires shift work (including evenings, nights and weekends). 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for running a small pilot-scale process as part of a team of associates that prepare samples, batches, polymers, composites or other reinforcement/sensor components on pilot or lab scale for standardized/non-standardized testing

  • Training/learning on how to run tests, prepare samples and run equipment. 

  • Complete required testing, analyze/interpret data (to validate results and move process forward) 

  • and act as a resource to instruct/guide other Technicians on specific requirements. 

 

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED 

  • Associates degree in a STEM related field preferred 

  • 1 or more years of experience working as a Lab Technician or 0 or more years of experience working as a Lab Technician with an Associates degree 

  • in relevant STEM field

 

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Teamwork and collaboration skills 

  • Fluent in office tools to communicate and perform statistical numerical comparisons (Outlook, Word, Excel, Minitab or other SPC/statistical tool)

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to follow explicit and documented procedures

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Willingness to train, teach and mentor less-experienced associates

 

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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

 

Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information. 

 


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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