The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Engineer - Electrical in Gadsden, Alabama

Requisition ID: 42941

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.

Primary Purpose:

To assist the Engineering/Maintenance Departments in start-up of new and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment. Must be able to properly adjust, troubleshoot and repair all automatic, electronic, and electrical systems in a heavy manufacturing environment. Demonstrated ability to direct installation, programming PLC logic, AC and DC Drives installation, replacement and setup and all manner of upper level electrical devices for control.

Primary Responsibility:

  • Learn and maintain a working knowledge of all equipment in the plant. Transfer that knowledge to hourly maintenance craftsmen to better enable them to repair/maintain plant equipment. Assist the Engineering Department in the start-up and troubleshooting of new and revised equipment. Function as a resource to hourly craftsmen.

  • Assist with revising, adapting, or redesigning components and/or systems that become obsolete. Assist with Installing, properly adjusting, troubleshooting and repairing all automatic, electronic and electrical systems.

  • Implement processes & methods that meet internal & external customer requirements. Develop and inplement machine technology upgrades to inprove quality, productivity, and safety. Support the evaluation of products, processes, methods & obtain maximum results.


Required: Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering


(0-2 years) Training with PLC's, AC / DC Variable speed drives, Electronic Test Equipment, Mechanical Devices and Calibration of electronic devices. Functional knowledge of all votages through 480v. required, with working knowledge through 4,600v. desired.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • PC Skills

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiatives with a positive attitude

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

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 .

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