The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Business Team Leader in Danville, Virginia

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: No

About the Position

Lead and direct the performance of the Value Stream to meet objectives (safety, quality, cost delivery). Drive the implementation of Continuous Improvement and LEAN. Responsible for organizational and drive to high performance culture. Create and implement the future vision for the value stream.

Primary Responsibilities

Safety: Responsible for driving a zero-incident culture through implementation of safety systems. This should include follow up on near misses, accidents, unsafe acts, etc. which will yield the required results.

Quality: Responsible for product integrity including conformance to specification. Must have systems that ensure product meets legal, technical and quality standards

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Advanced Degree and/or 4 year technical degree desired.

  • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing management experience including managing a budget, managing staff and other managers.

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Manufacturing leadership of a multi-discipline team.

  • Knowledge of LEAN manufacturing techniques.

  • Understanding of financial information related to manufacturing operations.

  • Must have good communications, interpersonal, problem solving and computer skills including Microsoft software.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 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 .

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, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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