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Warehouse Shift Lead - Whiteland, IN

Date:  Jul 19, 2024

Whiteland, IN, US, 46184

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40090901

Goodyear. More Driven.





For over a century, Goodyear has been redefining the boundaries of tire technology, producing innovative tires that deliver unparalleled performance for a diverse range of vehicles. Our success, however, is not just due to our cutting-edge products, but also to our outstanding workforce. We offer a unique work experience where no matter your role, you'll contribute to the development, manufacturing, and marketing of some of the world's most innovative tire products. We're looking for motivated individuals who can inspire greatness and understand that job satisfaction and career success start with support and investment. At Goodyear, we invest upwards of 1000 hours into our new hires, ensuring they can make quality products safely.   


If you seek a rewarding, challenging career, join us on this exciting journey.  


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Base Pay: $23.75/hr  with a $1.00 shift differential


Benefits: Competitive total rewards program for employees that promotes personal health, assists employees in maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and meets the diverse personal and professional needs. 

  • Medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 
  • 401K 
  • Opportunity for advancement and career development 
  • Competitive wages 
  • Paid vacation (after 1 year) & holidays (after 30 days) – on the first day 
  • Employee discounts and wellness programs 

The Warehouse Shift Lead is responsible for managing an extensive range of warehouse activities, including overall warehouse organization, shipping finished goods and receiving functions utilizing WMS and maintaining inventory and records. The ideal candidate should feel at ease undertaking duties related to managing personnel (hourly and loading services), which encompasses training tasks, orchestrating and distributing daily assignments, as well as addressing and resolving issues. In this role, prioritizing in/out-bound loading to ensure a continuous flow of finished goods with the Transportation Department, and eliminating errors in shipment through accurate cycle counting and row audits will be required.  

  • Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team atmosphere. Dependable job attendance is expected. 

Job specific interactions, but not limited to: 

  • Managing daily activities with Warehouse Associates 
  • Supporting day-to-day operations with Warehouse Coordinator 
  • Supporting day-to-day operations and customer support with Transportation Specialist 
  • Supporting day-to-day operations and customer support with Inventory Specialist 
  • Supporting day-to-day operations with Shift Supervisor 
  • Supporting onsite support with Third-Party Suppliers and Contractors 

Shift Information: 

  • Hours could range from 16:00 (if opening the shift) to 05:00 (if closing)
  • Required OT daily and weekend as required by customer demand.


Work Environment: Distribution Center in Whiteland IN 

  • The job is within a non-climate-controlled warehouse environment where you will be exposed to temperature swings (hot/cold), forklift and pedestrian traffic, fumes, and noise. 
  • Safety is our highest priority and safety procedures / guidelines must be always adhered to. This includes safety wear such as hearing protection, eye protection, and steel-toed shoes. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future  
  • Required to lift heavy materials, stand, squat and bend with or without reasonable accommodations 
  • 1 or more years of experience in a leadership role in supply chain or manufacturing environment (up to 20 employees) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong inventory background 
  • Previous analytical experience 
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience working with a 3PL
  • SAP/forklift and Microsoft office

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres 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 regards 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.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

Job Segment: Warehouse, XML, Developer, Supply Chain, Forklift, Manufacturing, Technology, Operations

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