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Business Leader

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Napanee, ON, CA

Company: Goodyear

Requisition ID: 49684 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.






  • Responsible for all aspects of production core team involving man, machine, method and material with 24-hour responsibilities.
  • Direct and lead the implementation and ongoing execution of quality, cost, and delivery initiatives to support a manufacturing operation with the goal to deliver superior operating results and to further enhance our customer’s total quality experience.
  • Manage the daily activities of members of a manufacturing team (composed of 4 rotating shifts).  Incumbent will also work in partnership with on-shift managers to evaluate and manage performance trends.  Responsibilities do include supervision, coordination, and management of multiple employees including the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the team’s activities.
  • Support Daily Equipment Care Step #3 and Reliability Excellence Step #2 in Model and Replicated Machines. Drive the 8 Competencies of Reliability Excellence (RE), starting with Lubrication Excellence and Preventative Maintenance activities.



  • Provide leadership and advocacy of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Apply Lean strategies that are aligned with company’s overall strategic direction.
  • Facilitate team of employees engaged in activities that result in continuous improvement.
  • Develop and manage clearly defined deliverables for team scorecard.
  • Serve as the “champion” for all activities and work with leadership across the business to train, communicate, standardize, sustain and facilitate the implementation of Plant Optimization strategies.
  • Build strong and positive working relationships with all functional areas across the plant.
  • Develop strategies for improvement in a participative, non-union environment.
  • Conduct all activities and behave in a method that is strictly consistent with the Company’s Code of Conduct and applicable local legislation.



  • Bachelors Degree (or Manufacturing Specific Post-Secondary Diploma required)
  • Masters Degree/MBA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of technical experience
  • 1-3 years of manufacturing experience (operations, quality or engineering) in a leadership role.
  • Must have a demonstrated history of successfully leading and facilitating changes in a 24/7 operation that involve all levels of employees with measurable results. Proven ability to lead associates through coaching and mentoring.
  • Candidates should be highly energized and self-motivated with experience working with teams to implement change and be adept at communicating with all levels to get everyone on board.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Track record of successful project management and team experience.
  • Personal computer skills in a networked environment, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access) required.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 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. 

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