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Electrical Engineer/ Electrical Engineering Technology


Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 






About the Position

Assist and lead to ensure equipment complies with all safety, environmental and other regulatory compliances.  Track engineering maintenance expense and budgeting compliance.  Assist to ensure the proper design, installation, modification, and maintainability of new and existing plant equipment, building and facilities.  Assist engineering and maintenance to provide the necessary support to the production organization in order to promote the production of the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform activities involving continuous improvement tools, analysis of product irregularities, recommending solutions and facilitating cost down initiatives related to improving product costs.  These duties would include assisting in training and instruction of appropriate team members and day to day floor support.
  • Assist in identification of unacceptable performance through analysis and acquired technical knowledge of the product and process including waste and cost reduction.
  • Assist in and learn process for preparing cost estimates, financially justifying project, prepare budgets, review design, supervise installation and commissioning.
  • Assists in research of new equipment, systems, and processes to advance plant operations.
  • Gain understanding and assist to ensure safety, environmental and other regulatory compliances by working with appropriate associates on EHS issues, following the implementation of MSF's, and continually improving the communication across all relevant departments.
  • Participate in contractor management process and periodically audit contractor's work to ensure that safe work practices and standard operating procedures are followed.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum (2) two years’ experience working with multidisciplinary Engineering and Maintenance associates to achieve cost effective goals


Desired Skills and Abilities                                                                            

  • Ability to use appropriate computer-based technology
  • Ability to understand electrical diagrams
  • Ability to interpret technical CAD drawings and schematics
  • Ability to understand and interpret programming languages
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems
  • Ability to understand and modify modern safety control systems
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot machine problems



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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