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Love the people
Tire builder (Current Employee), Fayetteville , N.C.May 3, 2014
I am ready for new challenges. I am not able to advance due to it being am manufacturing plant. I want a new career that will give me more opportunities
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I love working for goodyear
Service Manager (Former Employee), Elk Grove, CAMay 2, 2014
Pros: great employess
Cons: bad management
this was a great place to work at it was fast paced and something new happen everyday pay could have been higher and a better district level support staff also your competiors can sell your product at lower price than you didnt make your job easy
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best placeto work by far
Quality Analyst (Former Employee), Union City, TNApril 29, 2014
Pros: loved everything about it
Cons: the plant closed
great company one of the best, great wages ,good communication,.round table meetings kept everyone informed in what was going on in the plant,
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Goodyear
Senior Officer (Technical) (Current Employee), Aurangabad, MHApril 29, 2014
Pros: good learning
Cons: company location
Good company to work with,
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Goodyear has been in my heart and soul since I was a child
Contract Administrator (Former Employee), Akron, OHApril 28, 2014
Pros: my interaction with fellow associates was truly gratifying
Cons: meetings
As a contract administrator a typical day at work was attention to detail, accomplishing to do's and prepare accordingly for the next day of work.

I learned that playing the game is part of being involved in an ongoing process that requires people listening more than talking.

Quality management is recognized and vital to a company's growth; however, – more... managers in some cases will create gridlock.

NOTHING

My co-workers mean a great deal to me. – less
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Goodyear /// work with rubber, made Hoses and belts
Laborer (Former Employee), Lincoln, NEApril 27, 2014
Pros: 1 st. shift day hours
Cons: 3rd shift overnights
went to work, did my job, we work on a rate ( so many # per day)
enjoy working with my co-works... like my 7am-3pm hours
didn't care for the 11pm-to 7am hours..most enjoyable part of my jobs was the good feeling you had at the end of the day knowing your work was done in full.
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Lean Manufacturing Engineer (Former Employee), Akron, OHApril 26, 2014
Difficult work place for lean,because senior managers don't change.
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Good place for thick skinned close-minded managers.
Area Manager (Current Employee), Gadsden, ALApril 25, 2014
Pros: wages, benefits and schedules.
Cons: very high pressured and unforgiving.
Compensation is good. Work somewhat stable. Management style and union operations very old school with no room for any new managerial approaches.
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I am a well balanced person that love working with people
Industrial Maintenance (Current Employee), Fayetteville, NCApril 25, 2014
A typical day at work is when all the machines are running good and there is hardly any clean up needed. I've learned a lot working at Goodyear. Patience and total production maintenance. Management is very easy going as long as your job is complete and well managed. The hardest part of my job is the over load. Thats when the machine start putting out – more... more oil and carbon then usual. The most enjoyable part of my job is when everybody come together as a team and help each other out during a hectic situation. – less
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I worked all the hours I wanted to & the pay was great.
Tire Builder (Former Employee), Union City, TNApril 21, 2014
Pros: the great pay, benefits, and the people
Cons: physically demanding & the shut down
The management was poor. I worked 60-80 hours a week. I was paid well. I had excellent benefits. The work was physically demanding and dangerous. The employees there worked with an amazing team effort and everyone was helpful to each other. The company was shut down in July 2011.
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A great place to work
First Stage Tire Builder (Current Employee), Fayetteville, NCApril 17, 2014
Pros: shifts
Cons: short breaks
I have worked at Goodyear for 16 years and it has been a good work environment and a fair salary. I like the shifts because you are able to plan your appointments, etc around your days off.
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productive and good team work
Business Planning & Project Trainee (Former Employee), shanghaiApril 17, 2014
Pros: good expreience of dealing with data
Cons: its basic work, time consuming, this work not training me as much as i expect.
start at 9 and finish at 6

1. Searching data (financial statement, annual report of other competitors in tire maker industry, also the basic global figures, such as interest rate, inflation rate, unemployment rate...)
2.reading edge news (finance times, economics, reuters, global business news, tire industry news)
3.After have a cretical understanding – more... of whole trend and deep insight, summarised useful links and gather those data into a excel sheet, aim to find out the right position for our company, also draw a overall picture of future trend. – less
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Good place to work
Technology specialist-staff (Former Employee), Danville, VAApril 17, 2014
Will acknowledge good work and help in the advancement. Really nice company to work for with good benefits and nice employees.
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Good work environmentwith good people
Section /Area Manager (Former Employee), Huntsville, ALApril 15, 2014
Great place to work and a lot of good people, but closed down in 2003.
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A+
Customer Advisor/ Sales Associate (Former Employee), Odessa, FLApril 13, 2014
Very good company to work for if its corporate owned and run.
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Very exciting job, every day was a new adventure!
Sales Manager (Former Employee), West Mifflin, PAApril 7, 2014
I enjoyed my time at Goodyear, I was able to continue developing my selling skills and sell product with ease. I was also able to coordinate each promotional event and set up numerous displays, flyers, etc., to help drive business using every medium available. I was able to learn all aspects of the particular business from selling, managing, training, – more... to even working on vehicles. – less
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Management is a JOKE!
Mechanic (Former Employee), Richmond, VAMarch 31, 2014
Pros: working on cars.
Cons: manangement creates a depressed culture. work/life balance on weekends.
This is a dead end job for a technician. You will never get over 30 hours! Management sits in the office all day and does nothing but collect a pay check. Morale in the shop is bad. Work/life balance is a joke! You will work every weekend. They will not send you to training schools to keep your skills fresh on the new technology. Their idea of training – more... is trial and error or send it to the dealer! A typical day was working on some vehicles and listening to the Manager complain about business after sitting in his office for the whole day! Word to the wise. Get all of your promises in WRITING! – less
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goodyear
Sales Advisor (Former Employee), Augusta, GAMarch 31, 2014
• Handled incoming calls to receive quotes on tires and repairs
• Explaining the quality and warranty of the products to customer
• Closing down shift at the end of the day counting money, locking all doors and make drops
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Fast paced, fun work enviorment.
General Service Technician (Former Employee), Greensburg, PAMarch 29, 2014
Pros: well balance for life/work/ family, learning things all the time, great benefits.
Cons: pay could be better
Start at scheduled time.
Unload truck in morning, then put away all tires.
Head out to shop work on customers cars a little bit of housekeeping through out day.
Go home when your done.
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Driver (Former Employee), Raleigh, NCMarch 29, 2014
A hostile working environment and would not recomend working there.

About Goodyear

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. A Fortune 500 company, we employ approximately 73,000 people and manufacture – Read more