Goodyear

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Goodyear Reviews

Updated 20 November, 2014
Updated 20 November, 2014
223 Reviews
3.1
223 Reviews
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay and benefits along with seemingly unlimited overtime if wanted (in 18 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits grandfathered employees (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance is not a priority to managment (in 9 reviews)

  • There is no work / life balance at Goodyear (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Overall good company and great working environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great culture
    - everyone likes to get to know everyone in the office (Canadian Office)
    - great salary package and compensation, Defined Benefit retirement plan, not too many companys doing that anymore
    - many opportunities to grow, if willing to move to Akron, Ohio, not too many or at all in Canadian office

    Cons

    - Company has been doing well since 2008 downturn, but continues to have layoffs as a cost cutting measure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - because of the numerous opportunities to grow, theres alot of people changing jobs within the company in Akron. Transition between people needs to be better, doesnt seem like person changing moving out of the position trains the person coming in very well enough to ensure a smooth transition

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A grind.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Support in Napanee, ON
    Former Employee - Production Support in Napanee, ON

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    14 days work per month at full time

    Cons

    production over safety. Low personal growth and compensation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Positive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Tech in Greater Napanee, ON
    Current Employee - Production Tech in Greater Napanee, ON

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

    Pros

    Good paying salary, great benifits we work 12 hr rotation shifts so you only work 14 days a month lots of time off.

    I work with a great bunch of people and that really makes your job

    Cons

    Cutbacks in order to save money sometimes means things don't get fixed right away

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I believe that you have forgotten the basics when it comes to the floor decisions at times you need to remember where you came from and how you got where you are.

    Remember Back to basics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Goodyear was a good place to work

    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Social Circle, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic in Social Circle, GA (US)

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    the training was good and leadership was also good

    Cons

    environment was not easy to work in at times

  6.  

    Lots to learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Norman, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Norman, OK (US)

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Family owned.
    Been a part of the Community for over 100 years. The shop that I work in has been a part of the community for over 37 years. I get to meet new people every day and they are some of the best people you would ever be blessed to meet

    Cons

    No structure.
    The company I work for is a very good company so I don't want you to take these cons as a reason not to come there. The owner is an extremely busy lady but she tries to be a part of the company way too much

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Pretty good job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS (US)
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS (US)

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Close-knit team. Very strong safety oriented culture. Good training.

    Cons

    Political. Like to fill upper management positions with people off the street. Good management/business philosophies that are not actually followed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support your lower level managers and recognize performance by promoting from within

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Goodyear Employment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Tyler, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Tyler, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Good working conditions. Rewarded for hard work.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I can think of. Job security because they like other companies moved some of production overseas.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Average Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources Project Manager in Akron, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Project Manager in Akron, OH (US)

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There are positive learning experiences to be had at Goodyear. People are generally friendly and willing to help, especially at the plants.

    Cons

    Office politics are hard to avoid. Lots of good leaders leaving because of the caustic culture. Sometimes decisions made are only those that look good, but are not necessarily good for the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work to reduce the politics of the company. Work to flatten the structure of the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cure Tech I & II in Lawton, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Cure Tech I & II in Lawton, OK (US)

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great money once you hit full pay. When I started it took 1 year. But then it went to 30 months. They match what you put into 401k. Making that much money, its easy to get the best medical plan and other things that they provide. 7 day breaks once a month.

    Cons

    Jobs are touch. I ran 17-2000 row. Anyone who knows the plant knows its hard work. But the money is worth it, if you can hang in there long enough to get it. Long hours. Depending on your job, you become so tired at work, that your days off, you sometimes just want to sleep.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Quality team lead

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Team Lead in Union City, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Team Lead in Union City, TN (US)

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

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits and ok retirement

    Cons

    Need better leadership, left hand does not know what right is doing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work with everyone from Hourly all the way to President.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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