Finite Element Simulation Engineer

Goodyear Global Akron , OH 44301

Posted 7 days ago


Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative:Kasondra Davis

Sponsorship Available:No

Relocation Assistance Available:No

About the Position

This position is responsible for development of projects with moderate complexity or working on complex projects in cooperation with more experienced personnel. This individualseeks solutions to technical problems, conducts work on assigned tasks, and exhibits an entry type level of knowledge.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead implementation of new technology with current department

  • Contribute to manufacture of quality products and processes

  • Develop and define project goals to meet specific business needs

  • Translate product needs to experimental data or design parameters

  • Work in a team environment towards bringing new product technologies to market

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required

  • Master's or PhD Degree Mechanical Engineering or related discipline desired

  • Minimum 4 years experience

  • FEA or CAD base experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Practical understanding of science and technology in the appropriate discipline

  • Proficiency in statistical design and analysis; cause and effect analysis and risk analysis

  • Ability to carry out assignments in a logical fashion using existing technology and standardized method

  • Basic organization, communication, and experimentation skills

  • Good knowledge of structural mechanics/dynamics and/or Finite Element Analysis, especially nonlinear FEA

  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD (Solidworks, CATIA V5, etc.) software and their applications is preferred

  • Basic applied statistics, Design of Experiments and multi-regression modeling, cause-and-effect analysis; risk analysis; lean principles

  • Develops clear and concise technical reports summarizing highlights and making recommendations for logical next steps

  • Ability to form strong working relationships with Goodyear associates (global & cross -functional) and customers

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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

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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