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Human Resource Specialist

Date: Sep 8, 2018

Location: Statesville, NC, US

Company: Goodyear

Location: US-NC-STATESVILLE-PLT-0175-2153   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

About the Position

This position is accountable for optimizing the effectiveness of the plant organization by increasing the capabilities and optimizing the talents of its employees.  Responsible for providing assistance in coordinating the design and implementation of the plans, systems and programs that allow employees to satisfy their needs for job security, engagement, recognition and achievement in the pursuit of the organizational objectives.  Acting as a consultant, the HR Specialist will guide managers in consistent applications of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (as appropriate) and HR systems & policies.  The incumbent creates win-win situations between floor level associates and Goodyear management by listening and planning methods of resolution strategies.  


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain expertise of government labor regulations and Goodyear policy.
  • Ensure fair and equitable implementation of these rules and regulations that help to build a trustful relationship with all associates to support engagement and the common goal of success for the organization.
  • Acts as a neutral party to monitor and report individual and plant concerns.
  • Develop the image of management by assisting managers in their relationships and applications of the Collective Agreement and HR policies.
  • Advise managers and team members of all Human Resources policies and systems.
  • Assists in the development and deployment of plant/Business Center communications. This may include writing articles, seeking information from outside sources performing any research necessary.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 0-5 years’ experience in the application of human resources systems, or education in human resources discipline with co-op, part-time or internship experience in human resources.


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in HR discipline, Advanced Degree, or Human Resources Management Certification preferred.  Manufacturing experience desired.
  • Knowledge of union and/or non-union environments.
  • Thorough knowledge of HR functions and the overall company structure preferred.
  • Knowledge of in-plant policies including plant HR systems or collective bargaining agreements and Goodyear policies preferred. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with solid verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Solid research and analytical skills.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 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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