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Electrical Engineer/ Electrical Engineering Technology


Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.





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. Together with its U.S. and international subsidiaries and joint ventures, Goodyear develops, manufactures, markets and distributes tires for most applications. It also manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. Goodyear is one of the world's largest operators of commercial truck service and tire retreading centers. In addition, it operates approximately 1,200 tire and auto service center outlets where it offers its products for retail sale and provides automotive repair and other services. A Fortune 200 company, we employ approximately 67,000 people and manufacture our products in 50 facilities in 22 countries. We operate our business through four operating segments representing our regional tire businesses: North American; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin American; and Asia Pacific.Goodyear is among the world's most admired company in the motor vehicle parts sector by Fortune magazine. We have built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and our industry-leading new product engine helps us bring new products to market that feature the latest advancements in materials and technologies. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.


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