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Kanban Planner

Company: The Goodyear Tire and Rubbber Company
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 119489
Sponsorship Available: No
Relocation Assistance Available: No

Goodyear. More Driven.

About the Position:
This position works with plant planning team & internal Materials organization to identify internal customer needs, create/execute plant ticket structure & drive it to shop floor. Actions centered on creating a functional, visual plan for plant ticketing execution. Improve & enhance known planning solutions to meet product requirements. A level of managing indirectly & by influence cross functionally required. Use lean methods to drive the ticketing process to achieve a more effective, integrated transparent supply chain. Manage & drive system & producers to improve materials movement into, thru & out of the plant in support of NA mfg. understands available tech & standards. Consults with experts as needed on the appropriate level for the application. Avoids inappropriate levels of risk. Work w/in standard work for all planning & ticketing processes. Makes improvements to or enhance current processes w/in functional group. Documents accomplished work & follows management standards. Collects data & inputs to be used in making quality decisions. Consults with knowledge resources where appropriate. Makes decisions. Consults with knowledge resources where appropriate. Makes decisions based on facts. Enhances standards, tools & processes used in decision making. Participate on cross-functional assignments, projects & other divisional initiatives for improved self-development. Actively participate in a change process. Brings creative ideas to the table & has innovative awareness. Applies creativity & innovation to assigned tasks. Recognizes & IDs prob. Improves & enhances prob solving strategies. Uses collaboration to solve probs & make improved bus decisions. Works w/in the environment & culture that encourages collaboration between teams & functions.


  • Transform the ticket needs into an unable & accurate plan the plant floor associates can be used to produce needed product. Drive improvement strategies to the shop floor within the plant planning systems.
  • Works close with Manufacturing Control Coordinator & planning team members to ensure focus is maintained to ensure the plants internal needs are met as well as external customers.
  • Leadership responsibility & accountability for teaching & coaching shop floor associates on the planning & ticketing processes within the facility.
  • Promote & be engaged in further implementation of efficient planning systems, including standard work, Kanban systems & other pull/lean systems. Engage in high quality analysis of plant planning operations to identify improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in systems that continuously improve the movement of product through the facility. Perform & execute all other duties assigned by direct leadership.

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, industrial engineering, lean technologies or related fields preferred

      • Plant/manufacturing experience preferred.
      • 3-5 years' experience in supply chain/planning field

        Skills and Abilities:
        Knowledge of elements that make up the inter plant material flow. Knowledge of tire technology a plus. Understanding of product delivery systems, including traditional scheduling systems, Kanban systems, Sequencing Heihunka, Bus Route's & Supermarket systems. Strong computer necessary for plant scheduling management. Possess strong communication, business, technical, analytical & planning skills. Ability to guide, mentor & teach others. Ability to influence within an organization to accomplish goals. Transformational execution ability. PSMS or similar system familiarity


        Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate .

        Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

        Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information.

Keywords: The Goodyear Tire and Rubbber Company, Fayetteville , Kanban Planner, Hospitality & Tourism , Fayetteville, North Carolina

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