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Information Technology Development Program


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has opportunities for bright, talented early career associates to participate in our Information Technology Development Program.


Company Description

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. A Fortune 150 company, we employ approximately 69,000 people and manufacture our products in 52 facilities in 22 countries. Goodyear was recently named as the world's most admired company in the motor vehicle parts sector by Fortune magazine. We have built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and our industry-leading new product engine helps us bring new products to market that feature the latest advancements in materials and technologies. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success. For more information, go to


Global Information Technology Description

The Global Information Technology organization works closely with all other functional areas of the business including Finance, Marketing, Manufacturing, Research and Development, and Retail to support Goodyear’s activities. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Process Analysis
  • Applications Support & Development
  • Project Management
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Cyber Security, Risk Management, and Access Management
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Retail Point-of-Sales Solutions  
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP)
  • Digital & Analytics


About the Information Technology Development Program

The Information Technology Development Program (ITDP)’s objective is to recruit and hire high potential, early career associates and develop them into high performing IT professionals through broad exposure to various experiences. Early career associates entering the IT Development Program will be placed in a minimum of two, one year long rotational assignments, with an optional third rotation. Each participant will have a variety of rotation options, which allows for a unique experience for each associate. Some potential assignments are listed in the areas above. Participants are expected to work with all levels of management and will be able to develop a vast company wide network over the two to three year time frame. The ITDP is the entry point for early career associates into Goodyear IT within North America.



Education and Qualifications

Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA required
  • Bachelors Degree in a related field, preferred majors include:  Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other business/technology related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated leadership and growth potential
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ideal Candidates:

  • Have completed at least one prior internship
  • Have a passion for technology
  • Seek a wide range of opportunities for growth and development
  • Are capable of interacting with all organization levels, ranging from entry-level associates to Goodyear’s senior management
  • Value and appreciate diversity and working in a global environment  
  • Prefer a culture of open communication and want to contribute in a team setting
  • Are fast learners who are able to keep up with the rapidly changing technological field



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


To Apply

It is required that you go to to create your candidate profile in order to be eligible for this position. A separate profile must be created for each position applied. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

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


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: ERP, Information Technology, Business Process, R&D Engineer, Data Warehouse, Technology, Management, Engineering

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