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Human Resources Manager


Niagara Falls, NY, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-NY-NIAGARA-FALLS-PLT-0137-2160   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Poojarini Banerjee  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 



Primary Purpose of Position:


Support achievement of Development Center business goals by driving world class HR strategies & systems around safety, staffing, labor relations, training, organizational development while maintaining positive associate relations & strong engagement. Promote Development Center’s vision, mission statement & values. Build & sustain a collaborative, engaged work environment characterized by employee involvement & participative management. Ensure the Development Center is staffed with innovative, multi-skilled, high-performing workforce with a focus on continuous improvement. Build effective onboarding, training & performance management systems to support associates & maintain active involvement in the succession & career-planning process & workforce planning initiatives. Develop & administer progressive HR policies for the Development Center. Develop systems that assure the Development Center complies with the law & with Goodyear policy & that those systems are administered effectively. Benchmark similar facilities & continually interact with peer organizations to apply best practices & process updates. Lead & direct all the day to day HR responsibilities, processes & programs from a Corporate level in support of the organization’s drive to becoming a high performance organization.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe & efficient work environment by building a culture where “Safety” is considered as a value not a focus/priority. Promote workplace safety by modeling safety work practices & taking leadership role in addressing workplace safety & health issues.

  • Provide training support to meet present & future organizational needs. Maintain effective communication systems that enhance the organization effectiveness. Administer the Performance Management Process to ensure effective employee development

  • Responsible for data management of core HR processes such as Succession Planning. Merit planning, PMP & Engagement Survey as well as monitoring the collection, filling, maintenance, tracking & storage of all data,

  • Manage process of key HR systems & transactions such as 565s, MSS, LOA’s, Tuition assistance invoices, Exits, GTMS & Opening job requisitions.

  • Lead the development & execution of core processes including: Career planning, performance management, succession planning, recruiting & staffing, on-boarding, training, etc.



  • Bachelor's Degree HR/business or related field.



  • 3-5 years HR experience.

  • Experience with leading projects across organizations/regions.

  •  Experience working with several different audiences, communicating efficiently, knowing your audience.

  •  Experience investigating, analyzing & solving a myriad of complex associate relations issues.

  • Experience leading HR at a stand-alone facility (remote from regional office or global HQ).



  • Strong knowledge of HR practices, EEO compliance, affirmative action plans.

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills, both written & verbal.

  •  Strong analytical & organizational skills.

  •  Strong computer & MS Office Suite skills.

  •  Understanding hiring practice & training methods in manufacturing.



Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 71,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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

The pay range for this position is 87017 - 161606 /yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on factors such-as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. Selected candidates may be eligible for a number of benefits, including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, disability, tuition assistance, sick and vacation time, as well as tire discounts.

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: Buffalo

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