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Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisitions


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Akron, OH (Hybrid Work Available) 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 





About the Position

The Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisition role will support the merger/acquisition (M&A) and corporate planning processes to build Goodyear’s current/future portfolio.  This position will support/assist with the due diligence process, valuation analysis projects, corporate strategy and corporate planning projects. The individual will lead various workstreams of M&A transactions from beginning to end.  He/She will proactively source deals that fit the Goodyear strategy and lead portfolio review analysis.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct analysis to understand and frame thinking on key strategic issues to drive strategy for the entire corporation.
  • Study companies/markets/industries and assess attractiveness to determine areas for acquisition or divestiture and recommend appropriate action. Assist with M&A and planning projects.
  • Lead industry analysis and target identification. Perform detailed valuations on acquisition/divestiture opportunities. Lead due diligence efforts across corporate functional and business operating teams. Participate on acquisition project teams (for specific acquisitions).
  • Develop compelling materials to advance and/or advocate our corporate strategy. Provide support in presenting valuation and strategy work to senior leadership. Aid in preparing for negotiations and actively participate in the negotiation process.
  • Support contract negotiations. Support/Design the transition plan for Integration teams.


Required Education and Experience

  • MBA required.  
  • 1 or more years of experience in post-MBA work in related fields (i.e., corporate development, corporate strategic planning, consulting and investment banking).
  • Working knowledge of valuation models and methodologies (DCF, Monte Carlo, Real Option and comparable transaction analysis).
  • Public and Private transactions (buying/selling).


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strategic agility, business acumen and critical thinking
  • Prior project leadership skills and experience in all phases of deal transactions
  • Experience in valuation of intellectual property (IP), software and intangibles
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Strategic analysis and Global outlook






Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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 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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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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