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IT Manager Analytics and Innovation EMEA (all genders welcome)


Hanau, HE, DE

Company:  Goodyear

Start something great today. Go Goodyear.


Innovation. Trendsetting technologies. The highest quality. Goodyear Dunlop stands for the best possible connection between cars and roads. What drives us? A passion for tires! This passion is what allows our employees to set standards that are shaping an entire industry each and every day. All our employees benefit from the opportunity to distinguish themselves through multidisciplinary, international experiences. Get started right away – join the team at our site in Hanau as


IT Manager Analytics and Innovation EMEA (all genders welcome)


The opportunity:
This is an exciting opportunity to join our EMEA IT community as IT Manager Analytics & Innovation EMEA, partnering with leaders across region to optimize the value of our portfolio of agile, breakthrough solutions empowering our business, team and personal success. 

As a team leader, you will provide direction for a team and oversee their work; exercise and leverage technical, consultative and influencing skills to engage with internal & external business leaders. Through your daily responsibilities you will hone your ability to rapidly understand business technical needs, how it enables current and future IT technology initiatives, and deliver back an insightful and innovative cross-functional and cross-platform strategic solutions that targets those needs. 


In this role, you will:

  • Partner with EMEA Business Functional  Executives / Senior Managers, EMEA & Global IT Leadership.  Manage cross functional communication between other process teams to ensure integration of technical solutions across various platforms.           
  • Introduce, evangelise, support digital transformation by driving cultural changes throughout the function for business solutions, Innovation methodology, use of digital analytics and low-code solutions (eg. Outsystems). Actively participate and contribute the development of Digital Analytics technology landscape and Data Science with Global IT teams (eg. AWS, Snowflake, Tableau). 
  • Manage multiple complex global/regional IT projects utilizing Global IT project methodologies and ensuring compliance with legal/SOX requirements.    
  • Manage cross functionally to continuously develop a team of high-caliber technical experts, capable of analyzing and advising not only on purely customizing/programming solutions, but also able to advise on business processes and raise system expertise of users. 
  • Proactively identify new ideas to create competitive advantage, drives IT business development initiatives and new ventures in close collaboration with senior IT-/business stakeholders, external partners, universities and startup companies. Executes permanent market research to get input from external sources. 


Your Experience and Skills:

  • University degree or similar qualifications with relevant work experience (preferably in IT, Business Administration e.g.).
  • 10-15 years of successful experience in a variety of IT disciplines gaining a conceptual knowledge of information technologies and methodologies. 3-5 of those years should include exposure to a broad range of business processes, systems analysis, and application development using new and emerging technologies.
  • Functional work experience with specific IT technology is required (10+ Years). 
  • Functional work experience in 2 specific business process areas (10+ Years).
  • A respected leader in IT Innovation management (3+ Years).
  • English is a must; other European language is an asset.


Who you are:

  • Well-rounded professional. Working in structured and organized way.
  • Collaborative & customer oriented. Proved excellent communicator in various environments.
  • Adaptable with innovative mindset. You are flexible, enjoy challenge and bring new ideas forward.
  • Proactive. Showcasing excellent customer service engagement & enthusiasm.
  • People leader – influential in motivating employees to do their best work and feel engaged at work.
  • Passionate & self-driven.
  • Project Manager with a proven track record of project successes. #LI-SW2


Apply now with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 22 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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