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Project Electrical Engineer


Texarkana, AR, US

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Project Electrical Engineer is responsible to the Plant Engineer for defined engineering functions within the plant.  They will coordinate electrical and mechanical requirements for engineering project assignments from the Plant Engineer. This position is also responsible for the design, revision, modification, layout, and requisition of plant machinery and equipment to insure a steady and continuous production flow.


Job specific duties:

  • Works closely with Department Managers to implement changes and additions, to improve safety, efficiency, and reliability of machinery and equipment.  Evaluates suggestions, estimates cost, and supervises installation of new equipment.
  • When necessary, works with Technical, Production, Lab, QE, and Maintenance to evaluate, troubleshoot, and resolve process issues and modifications.
  • Consults with the Maintenance Manager, Production Department Managers, Production, other Project Engineers, Industrial Engineers, and Plant Engineer concerning project assignment details.
  • Prepares work requests for the Maintenance Department. Assists in trouble shooting or analysis of any problem in plant when called to do so by Plant Engineer.  Observes work‑ in‑process to insure that work is performed as scheduled and that employees follow prescribed procedures and safety regulations.
  • Uses CMMS to prepare work requests and work orders, purchase parts and equipment, and to assist in the evaluation of maintenance efficiency in assigned areas.  Actively participates in efforts to reduce maintenance costs and all operating costs in assigned areas.
  • Maintains an awareness of the latest developments within the industry by touring various plant facilities, meeting with industry people holding like positions, and by reading various technical publications.                                                                              
  • Acts as mentor in working with co-op engineers and associate engineers in developing theirunderstanding of processes, methods, system, etc. related to operations and equipment of the plant.
  • Understands Lean Manufacturing principles and actively initiates & participates in continuous improvement projects and teams.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 2 years of relevant work experience (co-op experience counts)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management work experience
  • PLC experience
  • Manufacturing environment familiarity 



Cooper Tire, recently acquired by 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, 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: Texarkana

Job Segment: Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical, Project Engineer, Engineer, Engineering

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