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Senior Product Development Technician

Location: 

San Angelo, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 82472 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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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 Desgree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) desired
  • Professoinal certification desired
  • 4+ years of experience in general industry, manufacturing, or technical field without degree OR 1+ years 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 Drivers License preferred ​​​​​​​

 

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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

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Nearest Major Market: San Angelo
Nearest Secondary Market: Abilene

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