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Reliability Engineering Manager-Lawton


Lawton, OK, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OK-LAWTON-PLT-0153-2170   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




Primary Purpose of the Position:

Continuously improve workplace safety, quality, and equipment reliability & availability, in an environment free of accidents emphasizing safety as a value. Coordinate work and communicate to all reliability team members per daily objectives. Manage resources to ensure maintenance and reliability objectives are met, which will enable the plant to meet their output and quality commitments. Lead the RE pillar and ensure the implementation of systems and processes according to the methodology of Plant Optimization, ensuring standardization and tracking the systems across the Plant. Support and update safety, housekeeping, work order attendance and performance scorecards as per plant protocol. Ensure the compliance with the guidelines of the EHS&S Management, Quality Systems, Corporate and Legal requirements, following the standards and policies established, as well commitment to high standards of business conduct and Ethical behavior.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assure safety awareness for the workforce, manage safe work performance, assure adherence to safety regulations and assist the production team in area safety analysis and investigations
  • Training, mentor, coach, and council reliability/maintenance team members, and lead the overall reliability effort, implementing and managing with RE Pillar process (RE 6 steps and 8 competences) Continuously work toward implementing and sustaining best practices in jobsite orderliness and maintenance areas housekeeping with the machine ownership concept.
  • Analyze costs of reliabilty/maintenance activities in the plant and continuously look for opportunities to improve the flexibility and value provided by team's activities.
  • Participate of the daily production meeting, drive and supporting the key issues for safety, quality, reliability and availability machine related the equipment.
  • Drive continuous improvement of equipment reliability by focusing on reducing Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time to Repair (MTTR) or based on maintenance and reliability best practice. Ensure compliance of Preventive Maintenance program aligned with the production control


Education & Certification:

Required: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field .

Desired: Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field.



  • 3 to 5 years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering.
  •  5+ years of management experience in a manufacturing environment.
  •  Experience in equipment design, project engineering and/or project management.
  • Experience using computerized maintenance management programs (example - SAP-PM).


Knowledge Skills and Experience:

  • Fundamental understanding of industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of maintenance best practices, predictive maintenance concepts, and planning/scheduling functionality.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills (Servant Leader).
  • Strong Problem solving skills and mentality.
  • Courageous and willing to make decisions.




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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Nearest Major Market: Lawton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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