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Production Business Leader


Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




Position Overview:

The Production Business Leader will be in charge of enhancing component manufacturing by assuring that components or assemblies are processed to meet optimum quality, quantity and cost requirements.  They will also provide technical support to analyze and develop manufacturing control systems.  Other responsibilities include:

  •  Serving as a team leader on complex assignments by interfacing with supervisors, project and product engineering.
  • Training, Continuous Improvement and hourly employees.
  •  Developing cost reduction programs through manufacturing efficiency improvements. Schedule attainment and continuous improvement will also be part of the role.



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 year manufacturing experience required.
  • Process knowledge with manufacturing processes and/or equipment, and Lean Manufacturing Tools.
  • Experience in cost reduction initiatives in manufacturing.
  • Quality system experience in manufacturing required.



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.

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Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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