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Human Resource Manager- Goodyear Proving Grounds Texas


San Angelo, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-SAN-ANGELO-PRV-GRND-465C-2230   
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 


About The position:

Goodyear Proving Grounds Texas (GPG*T) is responsible for the evaluation of Goodyear products - Assuring compliance with the highest performance standards. GPG*T supports product development work occurring in two Goodyear Innovation Centers (Akron, Ohio and Luxembourg) and two Goodyear Development Centers (Hanau, Germany and Pulandian, China). 
The Human Resources Manager for GPG*T will drive key Human Resource (HR) processes, programs and initiatives in support of the overall objectives of the Global Technology organization. The position will be responsible for partnering with the GPG*T Leadership Team, Global Technology HR team and HR Centers of Excellence to drive world-class HR strategies and systems around recruiting/selection, training, organizational development, change management, performance management, diversity/inclusion, workforce planning, talent reviews and succession planning, while maintaining positive associate relations and strong engagement. The incumbent will seek to promote Global Technology's vision, mission and values at the San Angelo site - Building/Sustaining a collaborative and engaged work environment. The position will have responsibility for managing initiatives aimed at enhancing the associate experience in support of our drive to become a high-performance organization. This role will serve as the owner of key centralized Global Technology processes/platforms, while coordinating special projects for Global Technology.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Manage end-to-end HR processes for GPG*T such as creating requisitions, collaborating with Talent Acquisition on recruiting/selection activities, facilitating the on-boarding process, partnering with associates on managing leaves of absence, provision of benefits information and general support. 

  • Provide advice/counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application of policies, procedures and practices. 

  • Ensure that employee relations issues are properly identified/reported and thoroughly investigated/resolved - Supporting efforts to drive associate engagement and  keep the facility union free.

  • Manage key HR processes for GPG*T (talent reviews, succession planning, performance management, development/promotions processes, workforce planning and pulse survey results management including action planning process). 

  • Partner with the business to optimize talent strategies, staffing levels and employee engagement. 

  • Implement/Manage diversity and inclusion related programs/initiatives.

  • Partner with the HR Director to coordinate key initiatives/programs across Global Technology. Manage platforms aimed at maintaining consistency in the associate experience and supporting people managers (management of Global Technology's HR SharePoint site, coordination of data gathering and information storage activities around technical ladder promotions for both exempt/non-exempt associates.

  • Responsible for the coordination/submission of activities around United States HR transactional tickets and coordinating special projects/activities across the global organization.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or a related field

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or a related field desired

  • 3 or more years of experience in Human Resources required

  • Experience partnering with management in the provision of Human Resource support to both exempt/non-exempt associates  

  • Experience providing end-to-end on-site Human Resource support in a remote facility 

  • Experience investigating, analyzing and solving complex employee relations issues

  • Experience  in the design and implementation of employee engagement initiatives 


Desired Skills and Abilities                  

  • Strong knowledge of Human Resource practices such as EEO compliance, labor laws [including FMLA], etc.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written/verbal)

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills 

  • Highly developed business acumen with strong Microsoft Office suite skills

  • Ability to coordinate projects and effectively collaborate with peers on a global team. 



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 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


Nearest Major Market: San Angelo
Nearest Secondary Market: Abilene

Job Segment: Recruiting, Employee Relations, HR, Change Management, Developer, Human Resources, Management, Technology

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