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Manager, Quality Systems

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Topeka, KS, US

Company: Goodyear

Requisition ID: 46417 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.



About the Position

Audit, assess and evaluate plant-wide performance to product specifications (GQMTS, customer, etc.) and quality systems (ISO, TS, QAI, QMS, etc.). Establish, maintain and drive plant-wide auditing systems which incorporate sound Process Control/Quality Assurance practices.  Manage, direct and lead activities to investigate, formulate and implement methods to improve and correct quality systems non-conformities and deficiencies.  


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and improve plant-wide audit systems for products, materials, system compliance including process control and processes.
  • Audit quality, legal compliance, technical standards of the product, process and material.
  • Coordinate and direct activities for external plant audits by the customer, regional and external bodies.
  • Drives continuous improvement in quality systems, auditing, implementation of systems improvements including process control and processes capability improvements to ensure performance to system and product requirements.
  • Other assignments required by plant and regional QTECH Manager.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree or a minimum of 12 years equivalent experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in manufacturing with in-depth knowledge of process and quality control systems.
  • Worked in multiple manufacturing processes (i.e. mixing, extruders, tire assembly, etc.) as well as serving in a position that spanned plant wide manufacturing processes (i.e. uniformity team, shift operations manager. etc.).

Desired Skills and Abilities                                                                            

  • Knowledge/understanding of conducting quality systems audits, desired certification as an auditor.
  • Knowledge/understanding of process audits (Banbury, Extruder, Calender, PPQ, etc.), control plans and PFMEA development.
  • Knowledge/understanding of plant operations and processes, value stream flow, plant operational systems and policies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and prioritization skills.
  • PC literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, Access and other local applications.




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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