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Goodyear Reviews

Updated April 19, 2017
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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Pros
  • Good pay and benefits work was steady and could move around in the factory if you become board with your current position (in 29 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits for employees (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • no work/life balance planning, expectations are for you to work 24/7 (in 39 reviews)

  • Also, there is no work life balance (in 17 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Global Manager - Energy & Operational Sustainability"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Manager in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Global Manager in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work with, allow innovation

    Cons

    You must be about to fit with the Goodyear culture


  2. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer in Akron, OH
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hard working environment always open to sharing knowledge. Management very involved in providing development opportunities.

    Cons

    A little to slow to evolve at times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  3. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Capitola, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Capitola, CA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Sales Experience, Fast paced work environment, there are many training workshops for employees who wish to extend their automotive knowledge for the tire business. There are also opportunities to move up within the company.

    Cons

    It is preference to be a full time employee, there are changes if staff often, and sometimes even management.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to make smart business decisions, and hire employees who want to stay with the company long-term and have previous automotive experience.


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  5. "Senior Technical Support Analyst at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company / Stefanini US"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Support Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Support Analyst in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodyear (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Balance Work/Life, multi task environment, teamwork, Good Benefits in vacations, Health insurance and Holiday pay, good schedule, good relations between workers

    Cons

    Regular salary, No privacy in your work area


  6. "Manager"

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

    Pros

    Room for growth in most areas, opportunities to learn all parts of a manufacturing business, be part of a global brand

    Cons

    Culture can be difficult, a manufacturing company is not a CPG company

    Advice to Management

    Creating more visibility around our journey as a company is helping the younger generation of workers connect with the company and will create positive results


  7. "Area Manager"

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Area Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company lots of room for advancement

    Cons

    not really, no different than any other company

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  8. "Best Employer ever!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fayetteville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, great work environment

    Cons

    Mature company a little set in its ways.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "IT Development Program Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Development Program Associate in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - IT Development Program Associate in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company culture, People always willing to help, Meaningful work, Team-oriented IT environment, Company is open to your ideas

    Cons

    Onboarding as a new associate can be challenging, Projects can be slow moving in terms of progression


  10. "Flexible Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lanham, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lanham, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Job was one of the most flexible Ive ever had along with great managers

    Cons

    none at all. You determine everything.


  11. "Mechanic"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - North Carolina in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - North Carolina in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The knowledge and the discounts and interacting with the customers

    Cons

    Working in the elements and



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