Goodyear

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Goodyear Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 202 reviews

73% Approve of the CEO

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

Richard J. (Rich) Kramer

(105 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay and benefits along with seemingly unlimited overtime if wanted (in 15 reviews)

  • They treat you good, wages are good, good benefits (in 8 reviews)


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

  • Very long hours, plus have to work on some weekends (in 12 reviews)

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    Goodyear

    Manager (Former Employee) Mumbai

    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

    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

    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

    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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    Good company to work for with honest people and a clear chain of command.

    National Fleet Representative (Current Employee) Akron, OH (US)

    ProsThe company provides job stability and a lot of options for lateral or vertical movement, if you're willing to wait. There are many different fields that Goodyear operates in and many work options within each.

    ConsOverall company culture is male-dominant and traditional because of the nature of the business. Goodyear is an industrial company and the majority of people that are with the company have been in the tire industry for the majority of their career. The company is a very large ship and it changes direction slowly.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHaving worked with local Goodyear stores on the ground level as well as the corporate office, it's clear that there's a disconnect between the two. Having an advisory team comprised of individuals that work on the center/customer level day-to-day could provide valuable insights to upper-level management who make number based decisions. It's hard to get a full perspective of impact decisions if you don't operate in the field.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company very good place to work.

    General Maintenance Technician (Former Employee) Union City, TN (US)

    ProsThey treat you good, wages are good, good benefits. Goodyear is a good company to work for. The best place I ever worked.

    ConsClosed plant for what ever reason and moved out of the country because of what ever reason. Would still be there if they hadn't of moved

    Advice to Senior ManagementAmerican made means alot!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sales representative challenges

    Sales (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsPositive brand recognition helps with getting customers to talk and want to buy product. Well established history excites people and gets them to talk about products.

    ConsSales is a very competitive job and when markets change, goals and expectations should too. Goals should be flexible to account for poor market conditions or loss of customers do to unforeseen complications.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake goals a living document allowing for changes to be made to make outcome more realistic. Understand that what happened last year is not a clear defining goal or plan for future sales.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A grind.

    Production Support (Former Employee) Napanee, ON (Canada)

    Pros14 days work per month at full time

    Consproduction over safety. Low personal growth and compensation.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Bungling a multi-million dollar business!

    Machine Operator (Former Employee) Union City, TN (US)

    ProsThere is a wonderful history of knowledge and experience

    ConsAt our facility failure to recognize and follow through with root cause problems and management that didn't work as a team but more as individuals out for personal glory! No balance in direction, work was often done by those who would and many man hours were wasted.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    long term company to advance

    Assistant Store Manager (Former Employee) Akron, OH (US)

    Prosvacation days and spiffs earned

    Consretail hours and holiday work hours

    Advice to Senior Managementmore availabiltiy for promos are needed

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

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