Production Associate - Topeka, KS

in Topeka, KS

Production Associate - Topeka, KS Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    720419100

  • Req #

    JR

  • Job Location

    Topeka, KS 66618, US

  • Job Category

    Manufacturing

Goodyear. More Driven.

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Safety is our priority! COVID-19 protocols are in place, including mandatory face coverings, social distancing, disinfection stations, and others to protect our associates.

For more than a century, Goodyear has led the industry in manufacturing innovative tires that deliver the highest level of performance for everything from passenger cars and trucks to airplanes, heavy-duty mining equipment, and racecars. We are devoted to advancing tire technology, applying our innovations to new products that deliver confident mobility for drivers everywhere. If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career path, you will enjoy being a part of the manufacturing team.                       

General Description:  

As a Production Associate, you will gain hands-on experience producing high-quality products in one of Goodyear's manufacturing plants.  You will also become familiar with safety, quality, and how to be successful in a team environment.  We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Clean and maintain a safe work environment 
  • Abide by standard work procedures and job safety standards 
  • Effectively operate tire manufacturing (heavy industrial) equipment and other related industrial equipment—when applicable 
  • Meet quality expectations for all output produced 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights when applicable. 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing 
  • Understand and follow all instructions 

Basic Qualifications:  

  • HS Diploma/GED  
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
    • Basic computer skills  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous manufacturing and/or industrial experience  
  • Previous experience as Production Associate in a manufacturing plant 
  • Additional education and/or certification in manufacturing  
  • Experience adhering to industry-specific safety standards 

Candidate Criteria:  

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done in a timely and safe manner 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful 
  • Commitment to working safely 
  • Willingness to adhere to tobacco-free policy 


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres 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 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.


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Additional Information

Who We Are

At Goodyear, we’ve built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the very best talent by fostering new ideas, teamwork, open communication and career advancement opportunities.
We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment and stress the need for continual learning just as much as continued experience. By providing ample opportunities for growth, we’re able to carry on a longstanding tradition of growing and promoting talent from within.
These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.
Join a group of talented and committed associates and help grow our company and ensure its future success. Explore our career areas below, and consider launching your career with Goodyear.

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