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Corporate Project Management Office Intern

Location: 

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

Purpose

  • The Global Project Management Office (PMO) supports and enables the Strategic Business Units (SBUs) and Corporate functions in driving project execution.
  • The PMO provides governance, a standard methodology and tools, while building the capability of associates to execute a project from beginning to end.
  • By teaching, coaching, and implementing project management standards across Goodyear, the PMO enables Goodyear to create value by ensuring projects deliver predictable and repeatable results.

 

General Project Management                                                                             

                                                                                                                            

  • Intern will apply their knowledge of project management to rapidly onboard and understand the Goodyear project management methodologies and lexicon
    • Baseline Learning of PM Fundamentals, change management, and additional project management learning tools
    • By second half of assignment, intern will be expected to learn and consider Influencer principles to accomplish assignments

 

Project Management Competency Support                                                         

  • Intern will use MS Office tools including SharePoint and Teams to support the global availability of project management standards and training materials.
  • PMToolbox                                                                                                                            
    • Maintain current state of PMToolbox (Enterprise SharePoint site)
    • The PMToolbox is under continuous improvement – specific improvement project will be assigned to the intern.  One possibility is merging the Change Management SharePoint site into the PMToolbox SharePoint site.
  •  Global PMO SharePoint Site (Internal)                                                                     
    • Maintain current state of PMO SharePoint site including project listing
    • Specific improvement project will be assigned   
  • Lessons Learned                                                                                                                    
    • The Lessons Learned and Business Case Assumption processes were new in 2019.  Maintaining these processes, lists, and improving the search capability will be the responsibility of the intern.
  • PM Community of Practice                                                                                              
    • Maintain schedule and communication with speakers
    • Assist in technical details

Other

  • Participate in various team-building and volunteer activities with the Corporate PMO.

 

 

Education and Qualifications

Qualified candidates are required to:

  • Have at least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Preferred majors include: Business Management, Supply Chain, Marketing, Logistics, Communications, or other related disciplines
  • Candidates should be seniors in undergraduate school, or in graduate school
  • Work Hours: 40 hrs/week in Summer, and 20-25 hrs/week during school

 

Strong candidates should:

  • Seek a wide range of opportunities for growth and development
  • Value and appreciate diversity and working in global environment 
  • Excel in project work and delivering results
  • Prefer a culture of open communications and want to contribute
  • Value collaboration with others to meet objectives
  • Be fast learners who are able to keep up with the rapidly changing technological field
  • Be detailed oriented with superior analysis and problem solving skills
  • Be able to self-manage
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills

 

Benefits/Compensation

  • Compensation is competitive based on candidate's to-date education and experience

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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