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Area Manager


Topeka, KS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 120127 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




Primary Purpose of Position:

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.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely maintain the smooth and timely flow of plant production, ensuring a quality product is delivered to the next operation/customer. 

  • Lead and promote safety in all aspects of the plant.

  • Lead adherence of all procedures, audits, practices, and standard work within the operation.

  • Develop employees and foster a team culture.

  • Develop, maintain and provide continuous improvement in his/her team.



Required:  Bachelor's Degree or 5 years relevant work experience.
Desired:  4-year technical degree.


  • Minimum of one year relevant work experience, manufacturing or military experience preferred.

  • Experience in tire manufacturing processes preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of safety and quality procedures, HR policies, and budgeting.

  • Ability to lead teams




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Manager, HR, QA, Quality Assurance, Management, Human Resources, Quality, Technology

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