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Human Resources Specialist


Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 





About the Position

The HR Specialist position will provide HR generalist support to the NA Manufacturing by assisting in the creation of and coordination of various HR programs, processes and initiatives. More specifically, this position will support Human Resources Teams (both regional and plants) in key responsibility areas: Employee Relations, Compensation, succession planning, talent acquisition, workforce planning and analytics, GTMS & Workday. This position will also function as an HR resource to business partners on the Regional team and Manufacturing plants and all associates across the Manufacuturing footprint. Additionally, it will perform particular administrative functions to process transaction ensuring the accuracy of the HR system.   



  • Collect and analyze key HR Performance Metrics, looking for actionable trends.  Create relevant regular reports and recommendations for organizational intervention based on performance indicators.
  • Administers HR programs and processes across in Manufacturing. Examples include, but are not limited to, the MLDP programs, Anniversary/Stay and exit interviews, Performance Development Process, and Calibration.
  • Assess the workforce through approved mechanisms (engagement survey, ext survey, etc.) and review engagement trends.  Make recommendations and work with Leadership team to improve overall manufacturing culture and engagement. 10% Maintains the headcount reports for Manufacturing at Regional & Plant level. Maintains the list of approved position descriptions and creates new descriptions as needed.
  • Interpreting human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards and explaining them to new and existing associates.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • PHR Certification desired.
  • 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 employee relations, diversity, performance management, federal and state respective employment laws.



  • Excellent organizational skills; Strong interpersonal skills; advanced analytical skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong initiative to identify and anticipate client needs and make recommendations for implementation.  Managing conflicting priorities is critical to success.  Ability to extract data from HR Systems to convey business issues. Working knowledge of Powerpoint, Excel and Word.      


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. 

Job Segment: Employee Relations, Performance Management, Recruiting, HR Generalist, HR, Human Resources

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