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Production Associate - Social Circle, GA 500 Retention Bonus

Date:  May 31, 2021

Social Circle, GA, US, 30025

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40053555

Goodyear. More Driven.




Safety is our priority! COVID-19 protocols are in place, including mandatory face coverings, social distancing, disinfection standards, and others to protect our associates.

For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team. 



Safety is our priority! COVID-19 protocols are in place, including mandatory face coverings, social distancing, disinfection stations, and others to protect our associates. 


General Description:  

As a Production Associate, you will gain hands-on experience producing high-quality products in one of Goodyear's manufacturing plants.  You will also become familiar with safety, quality, and how to be successful in a team environment.  We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! 


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Clean and maintain a safe work environment 
  • Abide by standard work procedures and job safety standards 
  • Effectively operate tire manufacturing (heavy industrial) equipment and other related industrial equipment—when applicable 
  • Meet quality expectations for all output produced 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable. 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Understand and follow all instructions 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • HS Diploma/GED  
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
    • Basic computer skills  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous manufacturing and/or industrial experience  
  • Previous experience as Production Associate in a manufacturing plant 
  • Additional education and/or certification in manufacturing  
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards 

Candidate Criteria:  

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done in a timely and safe manner 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful 
  • Commitment to working safely 
  • Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy 

Plant Schedule

  • Four 12-hour rapid rotating shifts
  • 7 days scheduled off every 21 days
  • Work schedule allows for you to schedule appointments, family outings, etc. for the year in advance and on the days you are not scheduled to work

Job Information

  • Pay: Range from $20.28 - $22.33 (depending on which job you are assigned) at 18 months
    • Hiring date pay range from $16.22 - $17.86
  • New Hires (hourly wages):
  • Starting Wage - 80% Top Base Wage Rate
  • 9 month - 90% Top Base Wage Rate
  • 18 month - 100% Top Base Wager Rate
  • Upon accumulating 18 months of continuous service, associates will be paid the top base rate of the job to which they are assigned
  • 2.5 % General Wage Increases Oct. 2019  - Oct. 2020 and Oct. 2021  - Oct. 2022 
    • Additional Pay Opportunities:
      • Rotating shift bonus (+$0.50/hr)
      • Training Premium (+$0.50)
      • Incentive Plan – Quarterly Bonus (0-10% on all earnings)
      • $500 Retention bonus paid at 90 days

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 Centres 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.

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