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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Maintenance Specialist in Topeka, Kansas

Location: US-KS-TOPEKA-PLT-0133-2145

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Primary Purpose of the Position:

  • Assist & lead to ensure equipment compliance with all safety, environmental & other regulatory compliance.

  • Track Engineering maintenance expense & budgeting compliance.

  • Assist to ensure the proper design, installation, modification & maintainability of new & existing plant equipment, buildings & facilities.

  • Assist engineering & maintenance to provide the necessary support to the production organization in order to promote the production of the highest quality product at the lowest price.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform activities involving continuous improvement tools, analysis of product irregularities, recommending solutions & facilitating cost down initiatives related to improve product costs. These duties would include assisting in training & instructions of appropriate team members & day-to-day floor support.

  • Assist in identification of unacceptable performance through analysis & acquired technical knowledge of the product & process including waste & cost reduction.

  • Assist in & learn process for prepare cost eliminates, financially justifying project, prepare budgets, review design, supervise installation & commissioning. Assist in research of new equipment, systems & processes to advance plant operations. .

  • Gain understanding & assist to ensure safety, environmental & other regulatory compliances by working with appropriate associates on EHS issues, following the implementation of MSR’s & improving the communication across all relevant departments.

  • Participate in contractor management process & periodically assist with & contractor’s work to ensure that safe work practices & standards operating procedures are followed.


Bachelor's Degree or related field (Electrical Engineering preferred) or relevant technical certification


2 years' experience working with multidisciplinary engineering & maintenance associates to achieve cost effective goals.


  • Ability to understand electrical & mechanical diagrams, interpret CAD drawings, interpret programming languages, modify modern safety control systems & troubleshoot machine problems.

  • Ability to use appropriate computer-based technology.

  • Knowledge of electrical control systems.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 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 .

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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