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Production Business Leader


Fayetteville, NC, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-NC-FAYETTEVILLE-PLT-0161-2151   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 



Primary Purpose of Position:

Lead and manage the daily performance of the Business Center to meet objectives (safety, quality, cost, delivery). Provide direction, guidance and follow-through regarding daily and/or short-term production issues. Implement developed strategies. Provide input to operational and strategic planning
Drive the implementation of Plant Optimization activities to improve engagement and to promote continuous improvement.
Monitor expenditures, to include labor, waste, maintenance and production. Provide input to BCM regarding attainment of budget objectives.
Lead, manage and develop salaried direct reports. Direct the BCM managerial team regarding daily performance. Manage the training, staffing and administration of the business center hourly workforce. Assist in workforce planning and AOP development. 


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safety - Responsible for driving a zero-incident culture through implementation of safety systems.  This should include follow up on near misses, accidents, unsafe acts, etc which will yield the required results.

  • Quality - Responsible for product integrity including conformance to specification.  Must have systems that ensure product meets legal, technical and quality standards. Audit processes and implement procedures to reduce waste and ensure adherence to standard work procedures and quality protocols.

  • Cost - Responsible for managing to budget. Actively manage OT and labor costs. Influence other cost items to include inventory levels, maintenance spend and waste. Audit cost systems for compliance.

  • Delivery - Responsible for the daily delivery of quality product on time to internal and/or external customer(s). Coordinate with other business centers regarding production requirements. Provide directions to manage through unexpected obstacles. Ensure BCM is aware of all situations.

  • Optimization - Provide daily direction in the evolution of the business center optimization. Provide leadership and management to salary direct reports. Responsible to assist the BCM in optimization initiatives


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or in liue of degree 10 or more years of experience in manufacturing and supervision

  • 5+ years manufacturing management experience; Including managing a budget and managing staff and other managers


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

  • Manufacturing leadership of a multi-discipline team

  • Knowledge of plant optimization manufacturing techniques

  • Understanding of financial information related to manufacturing operations

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office


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.

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Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

Job Segment: Industrial, QA, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Quality, Technology

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