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Human Resource Specialist Staff


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OH-AKRON-ICM-PLT - 0993-2210   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain expertise of government labor regulations and Goodyear policy. Ensure fair and equitable implementation of these rules and regulations that help to build a trustful relationship with all associates to support engagement and the common goal of success for the organization. 
Acts as a neutral party to monitor and report individual and plant concerns. Spend time daily on the production floor. Advises managers and team members of all Human Resources policies and systems.
Develop the image of management by assisting managers in their relationships and applications of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and HR policies.
Assists in the development and deployment of plant / Business Center communications. This may include writing articles, seeking information from outside sources performing any research necessary. Keep current on business statistics for the plant and participate in improvement projects. Acts as consultant to the management team in the Business Center on people, social, and organizational issues.
Report on the effectiveness of plant programs, team meetings, task forces, etc. by formulating, conducting and evaluating employee relations audits.

Education and Certification:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.

Desired: Degree in HR Discipline; Advanced degree; or Human Resources Management certification, preferred



Minimum 3 years of HR experience responsible for a combination of talent acquisition, performance management, compensation administration, succession planning, employee relations, etc.
Must have a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including compensation practices, organizational design, employee relations, diversity, performance management, federal and state respective employment laws.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of human resources functions and the overall company structure.
Knowledge of in-plant policies including: Plant HR systems (for union-free) or Collective Bargaining Agreements (for unionized facilities), Goodyear policies; company benefit programs; and government labor legislation.
Excellent interpersonal skills with solid verbal and written communication abilities.

Excel Proficient.
Solid research and analytical skills.
Self-motivated individual with strong time management and organizational skills.
Must maintain confidentiality for all sensitive information. 
Knowledge of union and/or non-union environments. 


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.

Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information. 

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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