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Human Resources Specialist

Date:  Apr 26, 2021

Napanee, ON, CA

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CA-ON-NAPANEE-PLT-990-2038   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 


This position reports directly to the Human Resources Manager.

•    University degree or college diploma or college certificate. Preference will be given to those candidates possessing HR related education.


•    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and abilities required. 
•    1 to 3 years of experience in a Human Resources or related role preferred
•    Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and communicate with individuals and / or groups.
•    Proven analytical skills regarding problem / conflict resolution.
•    Strong organizational and time management skills.
•    Experience with HR procedures / standards.
•    Proven written and verbal communication skills.
•    Demonstrated facilitation skills and influence skills (ability to negotiate win/win options).
•    Candidates must be self-directed and able to work with teams to implement change.
•    Knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights and ESA legislation.


•    Provide leadership consultation and team member advocacy as a Human Resources (HR) representative in one of the three plant business centers.
•    Ensure fair and equitable implementation of HR policies and procedures.
•    Audit due diligence to ensure provincial employment standards are met.
•    Facilitate conflict resolution issues, creating win-win situations in a timely and effective manner.  
•    Spend daily time on the floor to obtain face-to-face feedback from team members.
•    Provide leadership with “Pulse” feedback through daily time spent in the production area while maintaining team member confidentiality.
•    Assist managers in their relationships with TMs and with their consistent application of Goodyear Napanee policies.
•    Develop and manage clearly defined deliverables for HR team scorecard.
•    Conduct one-on-one Organizational Effectiveness interviews and provide feedback while maintaining the confidentiality of individuals who voice issues and concerns.
•    Assist in the development and auditing of Human Resources systems in the plant.
•    Develop strategies for improvement in a participative, non-union environment.
•    Actively support Plant Optimization and Continuous Skills Development 
•    Conduct all activities as per the guidelines of the Company’s Code of Conduct.
•    Willing to work flexible hours in supporting a 24/7 operation.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 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

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