Goodyear
3.2 of 5 169 reviews
www.goodyear.com Akron, OH 5000+ Employees

Goodyear Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.2 169 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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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

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 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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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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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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