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Sr. Manufacturing HR Manager


Shah Alam, 10, MY

Company:  Goodyear

Location: MY - Kuala Lumpur - A110   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Bon Jovi Oredeña Sinday  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Roles and Responsibilities:


Organizational Development And Talent Management


Drive Plant Optimization and High-Performance Organization through Providing Coaching and Counsel to Manufacturing Leadership & Developing Talents

  • Determine plant core competencies, analyze development needs and associates skill profiles to prepare proposals on succession planning and employee training programs.
  • Develop positive relations with Manufacturing Director and Mfg Operation Team Members to overcome business challenges.
  • Drive Talent Management program to build strong talent pipeline and succession and update GTMS Talent Management & Succession Record
  • Drive Successful implementation of PDP journey according to PDP Playbook
  • Drive towards successful implementation of IDP Program


Workforce Planning & Talent Acquisition


  • Manpower Planning in AOP 
  • Establish and drive recruitment plan and activities to fill position vacancies
  • Drive Recruitment Program in partnership with local Technical Vocational and Training Institution (TVET) and vocational schools to recruit skillful workforce to build talent pipeline
  • Establish assessment for selection of candidates for key skill sets requirement
  • Drive Competency Behavioral Based Interviewing Best Practices 
  • Promote Employer Branding through social media and University / Varsities talk events


Promote Learning & Growth Culture and Practice


  • Conduct Training Needs Analysis to establish strategic Learning Calendar
  • Identify key training that are legally / compliance mandated and ensure compliance
  • Drive Effective Management and utilization of HRDF Fund
  • Provide Training Report and Analysis on effectiveness of programs and trainers
  • Establish and drive training assessment to assess quality and outcome of training program


Building Positive Union, Industrial Relations and Employee Engagement


  • Participate and drive regular engagement session with In-House Union and National Union when required
  • Familiarize, participate and drive CBA related discussion / negotiation
  • Drive People engagement through ER activities and CSR project to foster strong Employee Relations
  • Handing of IR Disputes and cases with relevant Governing bodies accordingly
  • Handling and abide with compliance matters such as Minimum Housing requirement, Minimum Wage requirement and any other employment related compliance governance
  • Familiarise and drive Employee Diversity and Inclusion programs and activities


Total Rewards  (Compensation, Benefits & Payroll)


  • Oversees the process of the defined compensation and benefit program for Manufacturing associates, including payroll , salary adjustment administration , incentive, retention scheme.
  • Manage Job Evaluation exercise when necessary


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in HR in a heavy manufacturing manufacturing/plant setup. Substantial experience in an MNC environment is necessary.
  • Must have experience in a union environment with experiences in leading CBA negotiations
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing the various functions of a manufacturing plant operation to achieve desired results.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a plant environment through organizational change. 10 years leading a high-performance team within a heavy manufacturing environment.   
  • Bachelors level degree in HR/ER preferred


Personal Skills/ Attributes:

  • A visible and passionate leader who has the personal courage to recommend / make difficult decisions.
  • Understanding of HR and IR issues in a manufacturing industry
  • Strong analytical skills.  Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions.  Innately comfortable with complexity and ambiguity.
  • Ability to drive process change and continuous improvement from within and outside of finance functions.
  • Develops team members through coaching and feedback on results.  Moves decisively on performance problems.
  • Demonstrates ethical/moral behavior; unquestionable integrity & character.
  • Demonstrates a high level of understanding of all key aspects of Manufacturing Operations
  • Ability to influence teams of employees including operators, managers and engineers within the manufacturing disciplines.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 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


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