Department Manager - Product Development-Tires

Location: Akron, OH
Date Posted: 11-26-2017
 Reporting into the BATO business unit are the company’s North American consumer tire businesses, the North American commercial tire businesses, and Latin American tire operations (consumer and commercial). In our new state-of-the-art technical center in Akron, Ohio, we endeavor to provide teammates with challenging assignments, a flexible work schedule, and opportunities to learn and grow in an innovative and collaborative culture.
The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.
Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home. 
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical degree with 13 - 15 years' experience including 1 year at the Section Manager level.
Preferred:  Master's degree in Engineering or a related technical degree with 11 - 13 years' experience including 1 year at the Section Manager level.
Preferred candidate will possess a basic understanding of Tire Development process, engineering systems and BOSS needs. 
Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities
  • We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.
This role is responsible for:
  • Leading the mission and objectives of Product Development.
  • Communicating effectively - verbally and in writing with recommendations and enhanced insight that will significantly influence overall business decision making.
  • Ability to manage and maximize resources effectively, and anticipate conflicting needs and proactively resolve them.
  • Forming strong interactive relationships with internal customers by listening, clarifying, and responding effectively.
  • Developing direct reports working to maximize their strengths and developing plans for any areas for improvement. 
  • Responding to highly technical requests and problems quickly and efficiently
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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