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Continuous Improvement Engineer- Lawton


Lawton, OK, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OK-LAWTON-PLT-0153-2170   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Nyishia Brown-Roby  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




Primary Purpose of the Position: Execute daily Plant Optimization activities and ensure follow-up where required to support a successful and sustainable implementation Plant Optimization in the plant. Drive "People & Environmental Care" as a value and help to build a culture of "Zero Loss" while ensuring "One Goodyear Way". Serve as a Change Agent for Plant Optimization by driving process discipline, quality focus, transparency and accountability. Provide clear, concise and direct feedback to Plant Optimization Manager and Business Center Team on successes and challenges during implementations. 


Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Business Center Team & POL on pillar teams activities.  - Help, guide & coordinate the pillar team members on various activities.
  • Conduct Self-Audit (Layered Audits). - Support Daily Management System execution.  - Coordinate & conduct trainings related to Plant Optimization.

  • Ensures Business Team pillars stays on plan. - Report results to Management. - Identify pitfalls/roadblocks

  • Capture and communicate lessons learned. - Celebrate success.


Education:  Bachelor's degree required. Industrial Engineer or Mechanical Engineer desired.



  • 3+ years of working experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in using various problem solving tools & helping with continuous improvement projects.
  • Good understanding of the Plant Optimization / Continuous Improvement Process and tools.
  • Previous experience leading Plant Optimization is desired.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong team building skills.
  •  Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong project & time management skills.
  • Able to manage various priorities & resolve potential conflict.
  • Knowledge of tools and methodology used in Plant Optimization / Continuous Improvement.
  • Six Sigma knowledge desired.




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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 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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