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Automotive Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Sunny Sun
Sponsorship Available:  No

Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Primary Purpose of the Position:

  • Support OE business by establishing the relationship with technical engineering team at OEM manufacturers. Mainly for EU and NA account customers.

  • Work with OE tire development teams in GDCC/GICL/GICA/DDCH through the full process of OE tire development, from RFQ to release in production and beyond. Obtain technical OE approvals for Goodyear products in line with business plan.

  • Build a good image of Goodyear at customers from both a technical & innovation capability and ethical standpoint.

  • Work in the global AE coordination structure for multi-regional projects.


OE Project approach, RFQ, nominations

•    Collect and communicate OEM future technology requirements for input to Win-In-OE and regular exchange with the OEM on upcoming technology, vehicle and product roadmaps. Closely follow up the OEM sourcing process until win the nomination.
•    To understand what the OE tire development performance priorities are and clarify the legal certificate requirements.
•    Support the technical feasibility response: Performance discussed/ agreed by OEMs and Goodyear technical center (GDCC/GICL/GICA/DDCH).


OE Technical support activities

•    Gain alignment and agreement among the cross functional development team members. 
•    Experimental builds: Clearly defined performance gaps between tested products and the creation of tires that could be used as demonstrator tires to be provided to OEMs for evaluation and feedback.
•    Pre-development: Clearly defined performance gaps between tested products and the creation of tires that could be used as demonstrator tires to be provided to OEMs for evaluation and feedback.


OE project approval:

•    Project formals kick off with OEM purchasing, Technical and Quality to define the list of the development project team, project objectives, development project schedule, DVP&R test requirements, Past project experiences and the special requirements of customers.
•    Each submission design strategy and timing plan review with OEM technical team.
•    Each submission joint testing, to confirm the test sessions, test resource and customer attendee full available.


OE Project industrialization:
•    In-account alignment with OE QA
o Communication of OEM requirements
o Support preparation of plant visits/audits
o Support ISIR/PPAP process



•    Bachelor’s Degree 

•    Minimum 5 years experience in tyre industry or tyre design.
•    Experience in dealing with Global and Local OEM’s.
•    Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
•    Passionate about people.
•    Teamwork spirit.
•    Fluent in written & oral English


Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 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

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