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Corporate Pilot


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Akron, OH
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.





About the Position

Goodyear is excited to announce we are hiring a Corporate Pilot to provide both domestic and international air transportation for company executives in support of Goodyear's global business objectives.  This job allows for both a technical role as well as Corporate exposures and responsibilities.  The pilot is responsible for the safe operation of complex, high performance, jet aircrafts. This will include an international aircraft as well as domestic.  The work environment is dynamic in nature, requiring immediate and proper decision-making while operating at a variety of locations from large metropolitan airports to smaller uncontrolled airfields. Direct contacts are made with the highest-level company executives, leaders of other companies, customers, and distinguished guests. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to react calmly and appropriately in a rapidly changing environment, and a professional demeanor which inspires confidence while promoting a favorable image of the company in both the business and aviation communities.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring safe air transportation for top level executives while adhering to all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations.
  • Maintain proficiency in G450 and G150 aircraft to provide the company with greater versatility in air services.  
  • Attains and maintains the highest level of knowledge and proficiency to safeguard company personnel and assets.
  •  Responsible for pre-flight planning including: analysis of aviation weather data, flight manual limitations, and calculating aircraft performance criteria. Pre-flight coordination is required with internal and external contacts such as passengers, dispatch, air traffic control & the aircraft maintenance staff. The ratio of time spent in flight planning to that of actual flying is about 2:1.
  • Other duties include semi-annual recurrent training to maintain proficiency and knowledge levels, attendance at professional and technical seminars, coordinating with maintenance to address aircraft equipment problems and various administrative duties.   


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • FAA First Class Medical certificate required.
  • Airline Transport License (ATP) required.
  • Valid U.S. Passport.
  • 3000 total flight hours.
  • 1000 hours Turbine flight time.
  • 500 hours of Turbine Pilot in Command time.
  • Knowledge of aircraft systems and avionics, aircraft emergency procedures, instrument flight procedures, FAA regulations, international flight rules, and IS-BAO/SMS.


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • International flight experience preferred.
  • FAA type rating in Gulfstream 150 and/or Gulfstream 450 preferred.







Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 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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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, Technology, Quality

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