The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Plant Manager in Spencer, Iowa

A Plant Manager manages a Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers Retread facility in order to efficiently and effectively manufacture light and medium truck, bus and specialty tires. A Plant Manager is responsible for recruiting and selecting associates capable of meeting or exceeding the performance expectations and coordinating the training of associates. A Plant Manager must practice good customer relations, promote "Service Excellence - Always.", and provide safety, quality and production leadership for all plant associates. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Providing leadership for production improvement and attainment of unit per hour goals;
  • Increasing plant profitability through production efficiency and providing oversight on quality control of finished product.
  • Insuring all documentation and production records are completed accurately and properly.
  • Insuring all equipment and machines in plant are maintained properly.
  • Maintaining production schedules, control production, and control quality of production.
  • Obtaining annual/monthly production objectives to insure a positive EBIT.
  • Administering company policies/processes/programs through leadership and written and verbal communication.
  • Protecting all company assets within area of responsibility, to include but not limited to inventory, tools, and equipment with the ultimate goal of reducing operating costs.
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Managing all safety, health and environmental processes.


  • Two years of college and/or relevant management experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field desired.
  • 3 Years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • A minimum of two years of successfully managing a team in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must possess a mechanical aptitude.
  • Good oral and written communication ability.
  • Good computer skills.

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