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Plant Optimization Practitioner


Bogor, SL, ID

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Bogor, Indonesia and Pathum Thani, Thailand
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Kerr Bianca Beech  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No

The Plant Optimization Practitioner will lead the delivery of a cultural change process through the implementation of the various Plant Optimization (PO) within our manufacturing locations in ASEAN (Thailand or indonesia). As one of the managers in the manufacturing function, you will act as the primary plant optimization subject matter expert inside the plants (in conjunction with site Plant Optimization Leaders while on site).  You will teach, coach and mentor leaders and associates on the various pillar methodology to drive a sustainable implementation as per replication plan.


Job Responsibilities:


  • You will deliver educational materials to all associates (either directly or indirectly through "teach the teacher" methodology) in order to effectively implement the various foundations and pillars of the Plant Optimization process. Foster a culture of moving forward in a change environment & continuously assuring buy-in & ownership at all levels. 

  • You will travel to (Thailand or indonesia plant)for max. 2 weeks per month according to the aligned/approved visit schedule with plant POLs and Regional POL. when there is adhoc needs to travel to other locations or plants in AP, i.e. Shanghai, Dalian, Pulandian, NGT Japan, ASEAN needs to align/approve with Regional POL

  • You will track PO progress and effectiveness of application of methodology of each pillar implementation against master Plan and Workbook, in partnership with plant optimization leader and plant optimization specialists to identify improvement opportunities, develop assessment/audit and action plans necessary to ensure learning and achieve results.

  • You will organize review meeting with plant Pillar team and PO Steering Committee during the visit. Provide homework action items, wrap up report out and feedback coaching session with plant leadership before end of every visit. Send visit report to Regional POL after each visit and follow up with a report Team call when necessary. Join PO team meetings and AP Regional PO Steering Committee.

  • You will conduct Pillar Step Audit, Pillar assessment and Plant Optimization Maturity Assessments with plant and regional teams to ensure education & plant optimization implementation is being effectively transferred & process is adopted in a sustainable way and drive continuous improvement. Support to develop and follow up gap closing action plans with plants and region.

  • You will provide clear, concise and direct feedback to Plant and Regional leadership on successes and challenges during implementations.  Work with Regional POL to determine needs for supporting additional site implementations where dedicated resources are not on site. Join regional or global PO event, and PO Steering Committee meeting to provide feedback when necessary.


Job Requirements:


  • You are a graduate of any engineering course

  • You have 10+ years of experience in lean manufacturing

  • You have good communication skills

  • You are proficient in the English language

  • You have the ability to coach, train and drive change

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, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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

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