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Updated August 14, 2017
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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  • no work/life balance planning, expectations are for you to work 24/7 (in 41 reviews)

  • Also, there is no work life balance (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Engineering Co-op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    The people of goodyear are the best around. Very kind, genuine individuals

    Cons

    The cleanliness of the plant

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    Excellent safety team, they care about employee safety

    Cons

    None, good company to work for

  3. "Goodyear Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible and comfortable work environment! On site work out facility is free and the cafeteria is great!

    Cons

    Very limited growth opportunities. Tight salary control and few internal opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Look for and create new ways of allowing internal growth. This will help you retain skilled and capable people.

    Goodyear Response

    Aug 17, 2017 – Candidate Experience Manager

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  4. "Honest Worker"

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    Current Employee - Curing Operator in Danville, VA
    Current Employee - Curing Operator in Danville, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay,great benefits,Career seekers,Great staff.

    Cons

    Dangerous work, so stay focused at all times

    Advice to Management

    Pratice safety at the beginning of every shift daily


  5. "Technology specialist"

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    Former Employee - Technology Engineer in Gadsden, AL
    Former Employee - Technology Engineer in Gadsden, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Overall, a good company to work for. Descent pay.

    Cons

    Upward mobility is a difficult at the plant level. Turn over in the salary ranks is high. So proven knowledge over the years is lost.


  6. "Lots of opportunities available."

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Akron, OH

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities available.
    Diverse work environment.
    Domestic and International experiences.
    Good place for Young Engineers to network and gain experience.

    Cons

    Large company and sometimes slow moving.


  7. "Material Expeditor"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear as a contractor

    Pros

    Left alone to do my work.

    Cons

    terrible swing shifts. Nasty conditions.

  8. "Project manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, salary and corporate environment

    Cons

    Lack of career planning, constant changes in the steering committees, generating a low historical tracking from employees.


  9. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Fort Smith, AR
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Fort Smith, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They will work with you once you've established yourself as a good employee. Company seems to like to promote from within.

    Cons

    For the kind of work that I was doing there (dispatcher for emergency roadside service) there were very few cons.


  10. "RSM/Service Mgr."

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    Former Employee - Owner Operator in Forney, TX
    Former Employee - Owner Operator in Forney, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Progressive management style and forward looking prospective.

    Cons

    To small of a sphere of influence

    Advice to Management

    Developing others


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