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Chemical Process Engineer


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-BEAUMONT-PLT-0142-2191   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 




Primary Purpose of Position:

Technology Engineer - This role will support the operation of the Goodyear Beaumont Chemical Plant facility with an emphasis on safety and environmental compliance, world class product quality and continuous process improvement.  Associate will work to develop technical understanding of the technologies practiced in Goodyear Beaumont Chemical Plant.  The position will assist plant technical and operations to address plant issues and to identify improvement opportunities.  The position will work closely with Akron R&D associates on new product and process development to ensure efficient scale-up to the manufacturing plants.  The position will provide support to technology licensing projects.  This position will collect, analyze, and report on plant process performance and work closely with operations and maintenance on plant continuous improvement efforts. This position interfaces with hourly and salary staff at all levels and various departments within the plant and the Chemical Division.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Health, Safety, and Environmental Support – Provides technical support for the accurate risk assessment of plant processes and the safe handling of raw materials. Identifies/pursues actions that reduce plant environmental footprint
  • Plant Technical Support - Routinely interface with chemical plant technical operations/maintenance teams to stay informed of current operational issues.  Provide troubleshooting to address process and equipment concerns.
  • New Product and Process Support - Participate in R&D project meetings to provide plant input during the development process to ensure any potential scale-up items are addressed.  Conduit for transfer of the technology from R&D to the plants.  Will work closely with R&D and plant technical/operations to ensure the technology is transferred safely and efficiently.
  • Process Improvements - Work with the plant technical and operations/maintenance to identify process improvement opportunities.  Work with plant resources to develop the improvement project scope for financial analysis.  Assist in implementation of the improvement.
  • Licensing Support - Will support the development of new licensing opportunities.  Work with Goodyear engineering firm on the development of the process design package.  Work with client and client's engineering firms through detailed engineering, procurement and construction.  Provide plant start-up assistance.



  • BS in Engineering (Chemical preferred)





  • Ability to lead/influence without direct authority.
  • Embraces collaboration and teamwork in achieving business goals/objectives.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and other continuous improvement tools



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

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Facilities, Chemical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Construction, Operations, Engineering

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