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Process Engineer


Tupelo, MS, 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!

Job Specific Duties:  

  • Gathers information to evaluate current work processes in order to determine the flow of work, time requirements, costs, and duration
  • Develops strategies and programs that improve the productivity and efficiency of the various work processes of the company
  • Standardizes the improved processes across the unit, department, facility, organization
  • Supports Technical and Corporate Process Engineering efforts in developing the industrialization of new processes and/or procedures within the plant
  • Works to improve process capability and OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) through standardization of process improvement activities and opportunities
  • Responsible for assisting in the review of equipment failures and analyzing equipment histories to identify trends in specific repetitive failures, to effectively identify root causes and address identified areas for improvements with Corporate Process Engineering
  • Identifies potential for cost reduction through improved equipment reliability and process capability by equipment and or process modifications that extended parts life, reduced labor cost, and other reliability-related improvement techniques
  • Implements best practices in an effort to maintain standardization and improve equipment and process performance
  • Assists in the development and standardization for new construction and equipment purposes
  • Applies various industrial engineering problem solving and productivity techniques to evaluate the improvement of recommended strategies and programs
  • Instructs others in process improvements, including the use of various problem solving and productivity techniques such as process mapping and cost time management
  • Facilitates employee teams to build cohesiveness and improve the overall results of the respective teams' tasks
  • Provides adequate reporting to plant management and Corporate Process Engineering that identifies areas of opportunity and documents progress on improvements designed, implemented and controlled by their efforts


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years related (i.e. manufacturing, etc.) experience and/or training
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

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: Tupelo

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Facilities, Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Engineering, Operations

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