Goodyear Reviews

Updated 15 October 2014
Updated 15 October 2014
215 Reviews
3.2
215 Reviews
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
112 Ratings

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)

  • Very long hours, plus have to work on some weekends (in 13 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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    Goodyear

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    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Manager in Mumbai

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities for talented

    Cons

    Long term vision and competition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on retail sales also

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Exploring your Talent in a Free Open Atmosphere

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Section In Charge in Aurangābād, Maharashtra
    Former Employee - Section In Charge in Aurangābād, Maharashtra

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ample opportunities to learn modest things

    Cons

    Mix management of Europian and Indian thought process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - NA -

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Great Company to work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - National Sales Manager in New Delhi
    Former Employee - National Sales Manager in New Delhi

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Excellent

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Plant Head Engineering in Ballabgarh, Haryana
    Current Employee - Plant Head Engineering in Ballabgarh, Haryana

    I have been working at Goodyear

    Pros

    Free environment to work. Good platform to learn.

    Cons

    Over Cost concious. Technology is not upgraded timely.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Quality team lead

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    • 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
  7.  

    I worked as a summer engineering intern

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Topeka, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Topeka, KS (US)

    I worked at Goodyear as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people are very friendly, down-to-earth, and helpful, especially as there is a lot of on-the-job learning. It's a good place/position for an engineering student seeking industrial experience.

    Cons

    It can be a dirty, fast-pace, and stressful environment in the manufacturing plant. Sometimes, a lot of things can go wrong, which delays any forward progress or experimentation engineers are seeking to achieve.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

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    • Senior Management
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    • 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
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    store manager

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Kendall, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Kendall, FL (US)

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

    Pros

    very strong company, good benefits, decent grow potential.

    Cons

    Policies are very strict in a way that the employee are exposed to a 1800 number where any person can call and they can terminate you without good evidence.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    leadership is poor, and believe more in gossips than evidences.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I have had a long run with Goodyear and my experience has been amazing.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Goodyear part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy the fellowship and bonding that the goodyear environment creates, with a tight knit group that goes the extra mile for one another.

    Cons

    I have not have a great deal of cons while working at Goodyear, but I will say that it is important for you to take advantage of different skill sets you are able to obtain by working there. Not being well rounded can definitely hurt you in the long run.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lend more support to the middle management team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    The numbers are all that matters regardless of how you get them.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Flemington, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Flemington, NJ (US)

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

    Pros

    Fair pay. Worked with some great people.

    Cons

    Lack of support from Leadership.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need work-life balance. 6 day week

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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