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Operations Analysis and Improvement Engineer for our Goodyear Mercury Plant, Dudelange

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company: Goodyear

Do you want to work in a fast paced, world class organization with a long history and an exciting future? Do you want to be part of a team based in Colmar-Berg contributing to the innovation, safety and sustainability of tires that drivers across EMEA rely on every day? 


… if the answer is yes, then we have the right job for you :



You will have the opportunity to:


  • As a leader, and with safety being one of Goodyear's most important values, support a "zero accident - absolute safety" focus and culture in all actions and decisions.
  • Establish the operating system and ensure the execution of the daily production requirements, coordinating with other team members to deliver the planned results.
  • Develop new processes & standard work into production-ready processes and ensure compliance to them, specifications and corporate procedures through audits to protect product integrity and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for development, maintenance, and alignment to all standard manufacturing processes r (overall performance of the team and facility).
  • Analysis of the plant’s various operational processes and systems (safety, quality, cost, production, etc.) and application of FI/IE tools to drive improvement and support plant objectives including cost saving target
  • Be a driver of continuous improvement:
  • Be proactive with continuous improvement tools, analysis of process irregularities, recommending solutions and facilitating initiatives to improve cycle & setup times, conversion cost and overall facility KPI's. 
  • Lead teams to implement process/machine improvements and roll out best practices.
  • Maintain and optimize equipment cycle times.  
  • Support new product and process implementations, and resolve process performance issues.


To join our team you will need:

  • Overall +5 years of experience in manufacturing
  • Min 3 years industrial facility experience in production team                                                                                
  • Experience in automated production environment is an asset    
  • Basic knowledge of Industrial Engineering is a requirement     
  • Prior experience in a Lean manufacturing environment. (e.g. Visual Management, SOP, Root Cause Problem Solving, Hoshin Kanri, Standard Work, TPM, etc...)
  • Prior experience in data analysis tools and methods
  • Networking and Information Technology experience desired.
  • Coaching/ Team building experience desired.
  • Basic knowledge of Industrial Engineering is a requirement


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to troubleshoot / improve automated, mechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to define and follow documented procedures and processes
  • Working knowledge of data acquisition, production planning, production control, Statistical Process Control
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills. Demonstrated influencing and coaching skill.
  • Strong sense of urgency, self-initiative and self-discipline.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and technical documentation skills.
  • Good project management skills and skills to coach project teams
  • Demonstrated financial and business acumen
  • Fluent in English     

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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