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Tire Product Development - Performance Science Graduate Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

Global Technology (Tire Product Development – Performance Science) Graduate 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 Performance Science team supports product development, technology development, and innovation technology projects in the performance areas of Vehicle Dynamics, Vibration Mechanics, and Tire Mechanics. The team utilizes modeling, simulations, test development, and performance investigations to support our internal development as well as external customers. Project tasks and responsibilities would relate to the following initiatives:

  • Support Product Development programs through assessment/benchmarking of the performance of tire/vehicle systems through modeling, testing and simulation.
  • Support Technology Development programs through development of new tire/vehicle test and simulation capabilities, enhancement of our predictive technologies using the latest data analysis tools in conjunction with up-to-date data science methods.
  • Investigate tire/vehicle performance assessment process for effectiveness and efficiency in both product or technology release decisions and new standards
  • Cooperate with CAE, data science and testing teams on lab testing, instrumented vehicle testing, and tire/vehicle modeling and simulation.

 

Requirements

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

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required
  • Incoming first year or higher in a graduate program (Master’s or PhD)
  • Prior engineering co-op/internship experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills  
  • Demonstrated technical experience in relevant area(s)

 

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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