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Production Specialist Social Cirlce

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

Social Circle, GA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-GA-SOCIAL-CIRCLE-PLT-0130-2140   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 


Production Specialist Social Circle:
• Ensure the appropriate supply of cost-efficient and high-quality materials required to maintain steady production and product delivery.
• Create and maintain production schedules in order to ensure that all company goals are achieved and that deadlines are met.
• Support plant by interfacing with plant QTECH & manufacturing.
• Ensure quality systems integrity.
• Implement new products and processes, and resolve product performance issues.
• Achieve cost savings through improvement initiatives.

Primary responsibilities:
• Schedules and forecasts the right volumes of materials, goods and products inbound to the business from its supply chain companies.  Ensuring the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary for production.  Coordinating with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.  Managing inventory issues, schedule changes, and cancellations.
• Perform activities that involve issuing reports, conducting product quality audits, issuing & dispositioning product holds, maintaining & interpreting product, process & material specifications related to maintaining & improving the product quality within the manufacturing process.
• Execute activities involving continuous improvement tools, analysis of product irregularities, recommending solutions & facilitating cost down initiatives related to improving costs. These duties would include training & instruction of appropriate team members & day-to-day floor support.   
• Carry out activities that involve facilitating development builds & trials, issuing product, process or material specifications, analyzing data & conducting process & equipment trials related to improving manufacturing capability & competitiveness.                 
• Identify & correct unacceptable performance through analysis & technical knowledge of the product & process including waste & cost reduction.

Bachelor's Degree.

• 0+ years' experience in manufacturing, continuous improvement experience, a solid understanding of product quality & waste reduction & experience in understanding product integrity.
• 2+ years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position.

Knowledge and skills:
• Ability to influence floor & staff associates in all activities.
• Must be analytical & able to organize data & communicate to all levels of the organization in all areas of expertise.
• Tire specifications, tire construction, manufacturing equipment & manufacturing processes.
• Preferred: Statistics, statistical procedures & basic product design.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and management systems.  Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 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

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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