Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather
Sponsorship Available: No
Relocation Assistance Available: No
**About the Position**
This position works with plant planning team and production
organization to translate daily production goals into detailed
component manufacturing schedules using a computerized Kanban
system. Constant monitoring, re-prioritizing and schedule
adjustments are required in response to manufacturing variations.
Collect and interpret data and other inputs to make fact based
decisions impacting manufacturing priorities. Consult with
appropriate management/process owners regarding manufacturing
issues and priorities and drive processes to ensure the proper
+ Experience in computerized Kanban planning systems in a
manufacturing environment is required.
+ Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, nights and weekends.
+ Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to influence
individuals to accomplish planning objectives in the prescribed
+ Minimum High School diploma, Bachelor's degree in
Logistics-Distribution, Industrial Engineering, or related fields,
+ Strong computer skills required, to include Microsoft Office
+ Conduct accurate, timely daily inventories of assigned
components to ensure validity of data.
+ Incorporate inventories into the Kanban scheduling process to
determine impact on the flow of production.
+ Daily coordination meetings to adjust for production
variations, material changes, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
activities and reprioritization of the product flow.
+ Constant monitoring of the Kanban system to ensure a smooth
flow of production. Regular interpersonal coordination with
managers and operators in response to changes in the system.
+ Conduct analysis of scheduling systems and procedures to
forestall issues identify improvement initiatives.
+ Perform and execute all other duties assigned by direct
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It
employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46
facilities in 21 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 .