Goodyear
3.2 of 5 172 reviews
www.goodyear.com Akron, OH 5000+ Employees

Goodyear Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.2 172 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

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

Richard J. (Rich) Kramer

(89 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Some best reasons to work here is the good pay"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Good pay and benefits grandfathered employees"
    in 4 reviews
Cons:
  • "work life balance is not a priority to managment"
    in 7 reviews
  • "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"
    in 11 reviews
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Goodyear

Manager (Former Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsPlenty of opportunities for talented

ConsLong term vision and competition

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus more on retail sales also

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Exploring your Talent in a Free Open Atmosphere

Section In Charge (Former Employee)
Aurangābād, Maharashtra

I worked at Goodyear full-time for more than 5 years

ProsAmple opportunities to learn modest things

ConsMix management of Europian and Indian thought process.

Advice to Senior Management- NA -

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company to work with

National Sales Manager (Former Employee)
New Delhi

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

ProsPerformance is recognized and rewarded; company has strong controls in place and a fair bit of empowerment is available at all levels

ConsPriorities keep changing very frequently, lacks a long term focus for next 2 decades in

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent

Plant Head Engineering (Current Employee)
Ballabgarh, Haryana

I have been working at Goodyear

ProsFree environment to work. Good platform to learn.

ConsOver Cost concious. Technology is not upgraded timely.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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Good learning experence

Area Manager (Current Employee)
Niagara Falls, NY (US)

I have been working at Goodyear full-time

ProsReached goals quicker than anticipated

ConsTuff management, high goals to reach

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It's Wonderland

Production Area Manager (Current Employee)
Topeka, KS (US)

I have been working at Goodyear full-time for more than a year

ProsIt is always different and it will use your problem solving skills to the extreme. The employees are friendly.

ConsNo back up from upper management and major communication challenges.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the hourly employees more as they have a vast amount of knowledge as to what will work. Promote those managers that have the necessary experience and will fill the positions with the necessary traits to make them excel at the position.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Goodyear

ProsThey were large so you could advance if you were willing to move

ConsThey were large so you had to move

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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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Manufacturing Enginner

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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