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Mechanical Engineer, Aero

Date:  Jun 8, 2021

Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 


Primary Purpose


  • Primarily convert corporate new tire designs to meet plant production equipment & specifications. Support plant by interfacing with plant manufacturing, engineering & other internal & external organizations.
  • Ensure product & quality systems integrity. Ensure plant & corporate design manual requirements are being followed.
  • Implement new products & processes & resolve product performance issues.
  • Drive & improve customer satisfaction of products & services through contact with customer.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Perform activities that involve issuing reports, conducting product quality audits, issuing & dispositioning product holds, maintaining & interpreting product, process & material specifications related to maintaining & improving the product quality within the manufacturing process.    
  • Carry out activities that involve facilitating development builds & trials, issuing product, process or material specifications & analyzing.                    


Required Education & Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in technical field.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Experience in the use of MS Office package (especially Excel & Word).
  • Knowledge of tire specifications, tire construction, manufacturing equipment & manufacturing process.
  • Must be analytical & able to organize data & communicate to all levels of the organization & all levels of expertise.
  • Ability to influence floor & staff associates in all activities desired.
  • Solid understanding of product & waste & experience in understanding product integrity.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 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

Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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