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Technology Specialist

Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Gadsden, AL, US

Company: Goodyear

Requisition ID: 45137 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.




Primary Purpose:

  • Assist & lead to ensure equipment complies with all safety, environmental & other regulatory compliances.
  • Track engineering expense & capital budgeting compliance.
  • Assist to ensure the proper design, installation, modification & maintainability of new & existing plant equipment, buildings & facilities.
  • Assist engineering & 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 Duties:

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



Required - BS in related field.



Minimum of two internships or minimum one year experience in a manufacturing environment.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to use appropriate computer-based technology, interpret & create technical CAD drawings & schematics.
  • Ability to understand electrical or mechanical diagrams.
  • Ability to program & debug programming languages, understand & troubleshoot machine problems.
  • Some knowledge in design electrical control systems.
  • Ability to understand & design safety control systems.







Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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 regards 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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Nearest Major Market: Gadsden

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