HR Generalist - North America, Sales & Marketing

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Akron , OH 44301

Posted 4 months ago

Requisition ID: 48304

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Goodyear. More Driven.

Primary Purpose of Position:

  • The HR Generalist, Sales & Marketing acts as business partner and consultant for North America in the Sales and Marketing organizations.

  • They will collaborate with various levels of the organization to provide support for key Human Resource and business initiatives focusing on Talent, Leadership, Organization and Culture. This role will have responsibilities around engagement, employee relations, performance management, merit planning, and sales squad staffing and training.

  • The position will also be responsible for the design and implementation of significant projects that will add strategic value to the entire North America Business Unit.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as a collaborative partner on people, social, and organizational issues within the sales and/or marketing organizations. Lead key HR projects, such as turnover reduction, onboarding improvement, policy and procedure alignment, and various others depending on changing business needs and objectives.

  • North America BU HR projects as assigned.

  • Drive people culture for the sales and/or Marketing organizations through meaningful talent management programs. Develop the next generation of senior leaders through strategic talent acquisition, competency building programs, succession planning, coaching, development programs and learning initiatives

  • Manage engagement processes within the NA PBUs. Provide analysis on the trends of pulse, exit and other engagement surveys. Help the HR team to identify solutions to retention and engagement issues.

  • Manage the sales and marketing development programs (sales squad, sales & marketing internship programs). Partner with University Relations team on coordination of on campus recruiting initiatives. Provide thought leadership to the business on the development of sales squad training program and evolvement of sales/marketing internship programs. Tactical/executional support of sales & marketing development programs.


  • Bachelors Degree

  • Masters Degree preferred

  • At least 4-6 years of experience as an HR Professional, preferably in client facing roles.

  • PHR/SHRM Certification, preferred.

  • Proven experience with Microsoft Office suite

  • Experience supporting executive leadership preferred

  • Experience dealing with employee relations issues preferred

  • Through knowledge of state and federal employment laws, preferred

  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards; ability to manage multiple priorities

  • A strategic planner with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgement and strong operational focus

  • An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive information

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: QA, Quality Assurance, HR, Sales, Marketing, Technology, Quality, Human Resources

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HR Generalist - North America, Sales & Marketing

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company