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Intern in Light Tire Compounding Technology - Cost Optimization (m/f)


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The opportunity:

We are currently looking for an Intern in our LTCT team to participate in projects dedicated to product cost optimization (MDPO). The chosen candidate will support the team by identifying opportunities in rubber compound cost/complexity reduction and execute the plan to achieve cost saving objectives. Beside the pure cost saving aspect, the candidate, together with the team, will have to measure compound properties and tire performances to ensure the product remain in our quality and performance standards.


More details will be given during the interview.


Responsibilities :

  • Execute MDPO project plan activities
  • Design laboratory studies to evaluate material, and interpret results based on the underlying chemistry and physics of the materials being studied
  • Analyze data and document results in reports.
  • Present results, provide updates and participate in discussions during regular project meetings.
  • Effective communication and collaboration with design teams and manufacturing to ensure successful completion of projects


To join our team you will need:



Current Master’s/ Bachelor’s student in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, or related Materials discipline



Good English level is required. 


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in organic chemistry is required.
  • Familiarity with polymers, fillers, and/or rubber composites is a plus
  • Team player, organized and good communication skills
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Open minded and flexible
  • Knowledge on PC based software (MS Office)


You must be available for 6 months (not stated) & be enrolled in university.

Ideal starting date : February 2022.





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


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