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Vehicle Dynamics Associate Engineer

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

Location: US-OH-AKRON-ICA-2127    
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

About the Position

You will have the opportunity to join the Tire & Performance Science team to support tire development and vehicle manufactures through vehicle dynamics investigations and further development of virtual tire development capabilities. 

 

This position will develop new tire/vehicle test and simulation capabilities, enhance our predictive technologies using the latest data analysis tools in conjunction with up to date data science methods.  Further develop the creativity and innovation capacity of the team with a focus on virtual tire development.  Cooperate with vehicle OEM’s, external companies and universities to shape our virtual tire/vehicle development process for efficiency, quality and robustness.  Cooperate with simulation and testing teams on tire force and moment testing, instrumented vehicle testing and simulation.  Cooperate with tire design team and provide recommendations for tire design tuning to meet tire/vehicle performance objectives.  Assess/benchmark the performance of tire/vehicle systems through modeling, testing and simulation.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Cooperate with vehicle OEM’s, external companies and universities to shape our virtual tire/vehicle development process for efficiency, quality and robustness.
  • Cooperate with simulation and testing teams on tire force & moment testing, instrumented vehicle testing and simulation.
  • Cooperate with tire design team and provide recommendations for tire design tuning to meet tire/vehicle performance objectives.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience.

 

Desired Skills and Abilities                                                                            

  • Tire development experience desired.
  • Tire manufacturing experience desired.
  • Experience inside automotive industry (e.g. at a vehicle OEM) or academia for vehicle dynamics.
  • Ability to utilize advanced scientific methodologies.
  • Fundamental understanding of scientific principles.
  • Ability to form strong working relations with Goodyear associates and customers.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a cross functional setting.
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges.

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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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

 


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