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Production Specialist


Topeka, KS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-KS-TOPEKA-PLT-0133-2145   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Nyishia Brown-Roby  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 




Primary Purpose of the Position:

Support plant by interfacing with plant QTECH & manufacturing. Ensure quality systems integrity. Implement new products & processes resolve product performance issues. Achieve cost savings through improvement initiatives.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:    

Lead 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.         

Drive 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. Develop & implement activities involving continuous improvement tools, analysis of product irregularities, recommending solutions & facilitating cost down initiatives related to improving product costs. These duties would include training & instruction of appropriate team members & day-to-day floor support.        

Research, analyze, identify & correct unacceptable performance through analysis & technical knowledge of the product process including waste & cost reduction.              



Bachelor's Degree. Desired MBS Technical



4-6 years' experience in manufacturing, continuous improvement experience, a solid understanding of product quality & waste reduction & experience in understanding product integrity.



Ability to influence floor & staff associates in all activities desired.

Tire specifications, tire construction, manufacturing equipment & manufacturing process.

Must be analytical & able to organize data & communicate to all levels of organization.

Preferred: Statistics, statistical procedures & basic product design.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 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: Industrial, Recruiting, Quality Assurance, QA, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Technology, Quality

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