Goodyear
3.2 of 5 168 reviews
www.goodyear.com Akron, OH 5000+ Employees

Goodyear Reviews

Updated Apr 03, 2014
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3.2 168 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer

Richard J. (Rich) Kramer

(88 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good pay and benefits along with seemingly unlimited overtime if wanted"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Good suburbs not very far from HQ for raising family (cost of living wise)"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "Workload is very heavy & work/life balance can be difficult"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Very long hours, plus have to work on some weekends"
    in 10 reviews
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Buyer (Former Employee)

I worked at Goodyear full-time

ProsStable, Pay Well,Well Structured, Based on a strict hierarchy

ConsNo Career Opportunity , Not flexible

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Manufacturing Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Goodyear full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery serious company and committed

ConsI don't like the company culture

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great career with an outstanding company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Akron, OH (US)

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

ProsCompany has provided opportunities for growth in a positive, success oriented atmosphere. The organization is constantly looking to innovate and values our input.

ConsNo substantial complaints. Can work long hours at times, but this is typically a matter of me wanting to get more accomplished than being mandated by my management.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep building upon the success we have experienced over the the last few years.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Still doing business like it is was 1950

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Goodyear

ProsManage your own schedule and hours

ConsGood old boys environment. Company is very old school

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Cleaning House at Goodyear

Systems Administrator (Former Employee)
Akron, OH (US)

I worked at Goodyear full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood benefits and nice new building.

Cons"old boy network" still alive and kicking. Office culture does not encourage or reward teamwork and collaboration.

Advice to Senior ManagementPersonnel movement and rewards are often based on short term ideas and projects. You should be in the game for the long haul.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Tires business vs money business

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Goodyear full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI Had a good opportunity to work in a field I really liked, good company to start and make experience

ConsUntil 2010-2011 was ok then everything just become a nightmare

Advice to Senior ManagementToo much focus on financial results

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Goodyear

ProsIt's an awesome place to work so far, nice people, and they pay pretty well considering its in the automotive industry.

ConsI do not have any cons about my position at this job as of yet, maybe in the years to come.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone so far

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Winning with innovative products

Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Akron, OH (US)

I have been working at Goodyear full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLots of job advancement opportunities internally, as long as you demonstrate high level performance, no need to look outside

ConsBecause of the company's big size, decision making process is very complicated, which can be an disadvantage in such a fast changing competitive environment.

Advice to Senior ManagementSimplify management hierarchy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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sucks

Driver/Warehouse (Former Employee)
Raleigh, NC (US)

I worked at Goodyear full-time for more than a year

ProsWould not recomend this to anyone!

ConsDealing in a hostile environment

Advice to Senior ManagementGlad to hear you have changed some upper managers!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Rampant Greed

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Goodyear full-time for more than 10 years

Prosgood pay and nice facility

Conswork life balance is not a priority to managment

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is more to life than work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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