The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company HR Manager - Global IT in Akron, Ohio


Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Primary Purpose:

  • Act as Strategic Business Partner. Provide guidance and coaching to Global Finance and IT Leaders and associates regarding human resource practices, interpretation of company policies, problem solving, mediation, conflict management and compliance.

  • Lead & drive the execution of core HR processes including job grading, executive compensation, career planning, performance management, organizational development, succession planning, recruiting and staffing to create a high-performance organization.

  • Develop the next generation of leaders through strategic talent acquisition, competency building programs, coaching, development programs and learning initiatives.

  • Lead and drive key HR projects/initiatives at corporate level and/or across functions & regions. Specifically, Finance Transformation and Global Business Services Buildout.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • HR Generalist for Global Finance and IT (Including North America and Corporate support for both functions)- lead recruitment, talent management, talent development, performance management, succession planning and other key HR activities as required.

  • Interface with the global leadership team and regional leadership teams (both functional and HR teams) to develop sound HR processes/systems and ensure that the same is performed and implemented in One Goodyear Way.

  • Participate in various transformation workstreams/activities as HR Subject Matter Expert and help to drive activities to engage, enable & empower associates.

  • Clarify organizational needs and translate them into appropriate HR actions and solutions, by leveraging best-practices and internal/external benchmarking.

  • Maintain GY culture and ethics within the organization. Ensuring that all HR processes and procedures are line with GY policies.

  • Drive and support business decisions and compliance


  • BS Degree in HR, business or related field

  • MBA &/or related field

  • 5 or more years of progressive experience in human resources.

  • Experience leading projects across organizations and regions

  • Experience working with senior leaders, training and public speaking

  • Investigations

  • Experience supporting functions in a highly complex, global, matrixed environment

  • Strong knowledge of. U.S. HR practices (EEO, Affirmative Action)

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Global mobility and immigration

  • Analytical and computer skills

  • Conflict resolution

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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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