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Training and Development Manager


Houston, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-HOUSTON-PLT-0141-2193   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Julie Scarbro  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 




About the Position:

The Training Manager provides direction/leadership for the employee training/education efforts at our Houston and Bayport Chemical Plants. Applying the experience and knowledge of a seasoned professional the incumbent will develop and execute plans, process, and programs that ensure our employee have the competencies necessary to allow the plant(s) to achieve their performance objectives. 


Primary Responsibilities:

•    Lead/Manage the Salary/Hourly Plant Training Function
•    Develop the plant's annual salary/hourly training plan - Identifying/Organizing resources to implement training plans. 
•    Manage and provide continuous guidance/oversight to plant Training team
•    Conduct scheduled/routine audits of hourly training to validate content quality, consistency, and delivery
•    Utilize our Learning Management System (SuccessFactors) to monitor, develop and assist in the delivery of high-quality training
•    Identify/Facilitate professional development opportunities
•    Observe, evaluate, and analyze plant performance and consult with Production/Plant Leadership to ensure that training is meeting business needs and improving performance


Required Education and Experience:

•    BS Degree in relevant field
•    5 or more years of experience working in manufacturing
•    2 or more years of experience in training facilitation for hourly/salary staff
•    2 or more years of experience in curriculum design, development writing of objective-based training guidelines and the creation of tools
•    3 or more years of experience managing the following training functions: Planning, scheduling, tracking, evaluation, and reporting (at a mid-sized company or 1+ years at a large company) 
•    Strong experience with computer-based tools used in the field.  Experience with Storyline 360 preferred  


Skills and Abilities:

•    Competent in technology utilized in the training industry e.g., Learning Management System (SuccessFactors) 
•    Ability to recommend learning/development interventions (after analysis of problem and consideration of alternative solutions)
•    Communicate effectively in visual, oral, and written form 
•    Ability to stay current on learning and development industry trends to meet the needs of cross-generational associate learning


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: Houston

Job Segment: Training, Manager, QA, Quality Assurance, Recruiting, Operations, Management, Technology, Quality, Human Resources

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