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Human Resources Manager, Global Technology


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 113494 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position 
The HR Manager for Global Technology will provide strategic HR business partnership to senior level leaders within the Global Technology organization and day to day HR support to 350-400 associates. The incumbent will lead and own key HR processes, programs and initiatives in support of the overall objectives of the assigned groups directly, while partnering with global peers to ensure consistency in service and support delivery on a global scale. 
Duties and responsibilities will include partnering with business leaders and relevant HR Centers of Excellence to drive and implement Goodyear's HR strategy relative to talent management, talent acquisition, culture, diversity & inclusion, and engagement. The incumbent creates and lead change management strategies within the organization and will create and implement solutions in partnership with business leaders on engagement and retention of associates, leadership development, workforce planning, and performance management. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • HR strategic support to global senior level leaders and managers of others within Global Technology, including creating and leading organizational change and process management, strategic projects, enhancing leadership capabilities, associate engagement, and leading HR programs/initiatives that are aligned with the business priorities.
  • Drive and implement talent management & talent acquisition strategies to support growth and the achievement of Global Technology's BOLD goals; Work collaboratively with the Talent Management on various initiatives and rhythm of business activities such as talent reviews and succession planning, performance management, engagement, and workforce planning. Collaborate with Talent Acquisition & University Relations on recruiting and selection activities for full time hires and management of Global Technology Intern/Co-op program.
  • Oversee and drive all core HR processes, career ladder promotions process, and manage employee relations to ensure compliance to all applicable legislations and Goodyear policies. Manage the end-to-end transactional processes for assigned client groups including management of job requisitions, job descriptions, associate onboarding, and compensation planning; Partner with COEs & HR Shared Services on tactical requests as needed.
  • Lead the execution of diversity and inclusion strategy & initiatives for Global Technology; Support enterprise-wide D&I goals.


Required Education and Experience 

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in human resources
  • Global experience supporting engineering/R&D employees is preferred but not required 
  • Demonstrated experience learning and thriving in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to influence and coach leaders at all levels in decision making and commitment to action while improving organizational effectiveness


Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Highly developed business acumen 
  • Fully proficient in MS office suite
  • Working knowledge of immigration laws and awareness of the principals involved in the global movement of employees
  • Fully proficient in leading and managing projects across organizations/regions
  • Highly developed skills and expertise in conducting investigations, analyzing, and solving complex associate relations issues
  • Demonstrated experience influencing and strategically solving HR related issues
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and collaboration skills
  • Effective communication & critical thinking skills


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 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: HR Manager, Recruiting, Information Technology, IT Manager, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Technology

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