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Area Manager

Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Topeka, KS, US

Company: Goodyear

Location: US-KS-TOPEKA-PLT-0133-2145   
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Maintain the smooth and timely flow of plant production ensuring a quality product is delivered to the next operation and customer.  Achieve the business goals of the operation including cost, quality safety, and delivery.  Coach, develop, and support hourly associates.  Hold associates accountable for attainment of objectives.  Drive Business Center strategies to the floor level.       


  • Maintain the smooth and timely flow of plant production, ensuring a quality product is delivered to the next operation/customer.                       
  • Develop, maintain and provide continuous improvement in his/her team.            
  • Lead adherence of all procedures, audits, practices, and standard work within the operation.     
  • Develop employees and foster a team culture.                    
  • Promote safety in aspects of every task.                   



  • Bachelor's Degree, or relevant work experience.     
  • 4-year technical degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience, manufacturing or military experience preferred.  Experience in a union environment (as applicable).
  • Specific experience in tire manufacturing processes desired.          
  • Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of HR functions, safety, budgets. 
  • Ability to lead teams of employees. 

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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Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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