Global Process Engineer

Date:  Feb 21, 2021
Country/Region:  US
City:  Findlay OH
Job Requisition:  33745


Cooper Tire 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. Our purpose guides us. It states that everyone deserves to travel through life’s journeys with confidence, and Cooper is there are every turn. We are looking for individuals who will help us achieve our purpose…those who are motivated, lead by example and inspire others to greatness. Here, 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!


The Global Process Engineer is a member of the Manufacturing Reliability team who supports process improvement, standardization, new product and process development, and industrialization initiatives in tire production facilities.   


Job Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Technical, Quality, Engineering Services, equipment vendors, and the plants to ensure the right equipment, measurement systems, and processes are available to support new product introductions
  • Support evaluations of new equipment and processes at vendor facilities and Cooper manufacturing locations
  • Works with manufacturing plants to utilize PMAP and PFMEA tools to drive continuous improvement activities
  • Work with Corporate Quality and plant teams to identify and address gaps in processes to improve uniformity and other plant conditions
  • Champions the transfer and implementation of manufacturing best practices across tire manufacturing locations in an effort to maintain standardization, improve equipment, and process performance
  • Develops and implements statistical methods and design of experiments to support process control and improvement
  • Work with manufacturing teams to improve process capability and establish metrics to track progress
  • Improves the process standards to drive Cooper’s manufacturing process to a best in class position
  • Drives innovation and new technology advancing Cooper’s tire manufacturing equipment and processes


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
  • Minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of the tire manufacturing processes
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team oriented with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be willing and able to travel (up to 25%)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Green belt or black belt certification
  • Experience in curing and finishing processes


Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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