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Product Development Technician


San Angelo, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 105071 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position 

This position is responsible for supporting Goodyear’s Off-The-Road, Commercial, and Consumer tire business needs by conducting testing using department tools, procedures, and processes. Position will be responsible for the set-up, completion, and reporting of tire tests as well as the quality of the test data that will be reported to Design Engineers. The position is technical in nature, but does not require an engineering degree. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide support to design engineers and scientists to help meet internal and external customer requirements 

  • Follow strict industry standards, procedures, and processes to ensure that quality test data is generated 

  • Understand the problem to determine/suggest required testing method 

  • Perform database queries, analyze data in Excel spreadsheets or other forms 

  • Support evaluation of products or technologies by providing timely updates, summarizing test results, and writing test reports 

  • Work in a team environment to meet goals 

  • Coordinate testing to maximize quality and efficiency 

  • Address test related issues (logistics, instrumentation etc.), create solutions, and provide test results to engineers within established deadlines 

  • Perform competitor benchmarking and analysis 

  • Support evaluation of products or technologies by using analysis tools 

  • Support overall department by following department processes 

  • Communicate written/verbal information or data to other associates 

  • Obtain required training and skill development for position specific skills as well as pursuing personal development opportunities 


Required Education and Experience 

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Associate’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) desired

  • Professional certification desired

  • 4+ years of experience required in general industry, manufacturing, or technical field without degree OR 1+ year of experience in general industry, manufacturing, or technical field with an Associate’s degree in relevant STEM field. 


Skills and Abilities

  • Basic understanding of mechanics and automotive technology 

  • Ability to comprehend statistical design and analysis, cause and effect analysis, and manufacturing processes 

  • Ability to carry out assignments in a logical fashion using existing technology and standardized methods 

  • Excellent organization, communication, and problem solving skills 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software preferred 

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License preferred 




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.

Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information. 

Nearest Major Market: San Angelo
Nearest Secondary Market: Abilene

Job Segment: Testing, Maintenance, Developer, Quality Assurance, QA, Technology, Manufacturing, Quality

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