Electrical Engineer

in Topeka, KS

Electrical Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    737220100

  • Req #

    80571

  • Job Location

    Topeka, KS, US

  • Job Category

    Manufacturing

Location: US-KS-TOPEKA-PLT-0133-2145   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

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About the Position:
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 Responsibilities:
•   60%- 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. 
•    20%-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.
•   20%- Implement  processes & methods that meet internal & external customer requirements. Develop and implement machine technology upgrades to improve quality, productivity, and safety.   Support the evaluation of products, processes, methods & obtain maximum results.        
 

Required Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in 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 voltages. through 480v. required, with working knowledge through 4,600v. desired.
 

Desired Skills and 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 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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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Additional Information

Who We Are

At Goodyear, we’ve built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the very best talent by fostering new ideas, teamwork, open communication and career advancement opportunities.
We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment and stress the need for continual learning just as much as continued experience. By providing ample opportunities for growth, we’re able to carry on a longstanding tradition of growing and promoting talent from within.
These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.
Join a group of talented and committed associates and help grow our company and ensure its future success. Explore our career areas below, and consider launching your career with Goodyear.

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