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Regional Quality Co-op / Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 110315 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

 

 

Regional Quality Co-op / Intern

 

Company Information

 

 

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. 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.

 

 

Co-op/Intern Program Description:

The Quality team is looking for talented future leaders to help drive continued quality improvements in our manufacturing plants.  The Quality co-op/intern program helps develop those leaders by providing a fast-paced, hands-on, and varied learning experience.  The program provides the opportunity for up to 5 terms rotating across multiple locations that include the Global Headquarters and the North American plants.  Students gain experience working across the tire manufacturing process.  Students could work on projects with raw materials, rubber compounds, component preparation, tire building, curing, final finish and new product industrialization.  The projects require collaboration with various other functions in Goodyear including our Operations and Global Engineering teams.  The Quality co-op/intern program provides engineering and science students with the unique and valuable practical experience necessary to understand the quality and manufacturing engineering roles available at Goodyear.  The program has proven successful in building a pipeline of candidates for future permanent positions within our manufacturing plant quality teams.

 

What to Expect:

- Mentor and co-op/intern will prepare a project plan with milestones and deliverables at the beginning of the assignment
- Using your creative ideas, learn to apply appropriate tools and methods to solve problems
- Learn to apply innovative solutions to process and product quality requirements
- Participate, communicate, and collaborate with various teams within Goodyear to meet project goals
- Obtain manufacturing & process engineering experience
- Once the student has successfully completed their rotations in our quality co-op/intern program, they ideally would be offered a permanent position in one of our North American plant locations upon graduation.

 

* Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology (Mechanical), Mechatronics, Chemical Engineering, Material Science

   Project Examples:
                - Tracking plant performance and finding and implement solutions for improvement
                - Collaborate on the updates and creation of specifications and procedures
                - Learn the basics of rubber compounding in a corporate and manufacturing environment
                - Support operation of the equipment to ensure quality and consistency
                - Design new dies and splice bars to optimize the extrusion process
                - Work on curing optimization for existing and new tires by completing thermocouple and blow point studies
                - Review tire quality data to assess uniformity and balance performance and drive improvement projects

 

* Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the following areas:  Industrial and Systems Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management and Computer Engineering.

   Project Examples:
                - Work on the use of data to predict trends in the manufacturing processes and perform AI-based root cause analysis.
                - Working on machine control and/or interface programming
                - Troubleshooting and resolution of Tire Plant Equipment and System performance issues.
                - Organizing and transforming information into comprehensible structures


Requirements:

* Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required

* Must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology (Mechanical), Mechatronics, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Computer Engineering or related major
* Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills  
* Mobility & availability for relocation
* Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

 

To Apply:
It is required that you go to campus.goodyear.com to create your candidate profile to be eligible for this position. 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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

Job Segment: Systems Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Machinist, Engineering, Manufacturing

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