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Engineering Manager


Tilburg, NB, NL

Company:  Goodyear


Location: Tilburg, The Netherlands


Goodyear Netherlands B.V. (part of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company) processes 80,000 aircraft tires annually for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Over the past 60 years, the organization has built a leading position in the field of aircraft tire retreading and the sale of new aircraft tires. Production and maintenance take place from our location in Tilburg, together with Supply Chain, Customer Service and Sales.  We are looking for an Engineering Manager for our Plant in Tilburg.



  • Establish and ensure compliance of the strategic objectives of the Organization related to KPI indicators of Cost Engineering, Energy, Stock Inventories, Capital Expenditures, Maintenance and Environment.
  • Support the organization in reaching goals established in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost, Production, Standards Certification, policy compliance, Internal and External Customers Satisfaction
  • Development of the Maintenance Department, aligned with the personal growth and training, encouraging the team work, process flexibility and productivity.
  • Responsible for the Environmental Management System (SAG) in the Factory, support TS 169494 and OHSAS.
  • Participate in the elaboration of the Strategic Plan of the factory, development of the Engineering and Technology department, transfers technologies applied locally (good practices), research and develop of new engineering solutions, technical contribution to the community development, government, and education.


You will also be part of the Plant Management Team and support the organization in our Plant Optimalization journey. 




  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a related field
  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology or a related field (desired)


  • 10+ years of  experience in maintenance and/or engineering
  • 5+ years of management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a Union environment
  • Demonstrated experience in leading large capital investment project (equipment / facility)


  • Fluency in Dutch and English            
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, civil, IT and automation
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills (Servant Leader)
  • Strong Problem solving skills and mentality
  • Courageous and willing to make decisions
  • Collaborative style and ability to influence
  • Open minded, pro-active and able to drive change
  • High sense of urgency and ability to deal with multiple and/or conflicting priorities
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) at all levels of the organization
  • Strong financial and business acumen


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

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