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Associate Procurement Operations Lead Manufacturing


Arifiye, 54, TR

Company:  Goodyear

Location: TR - ADAPAZARI   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Sena Yukdag  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 


  • Procurement single point of contact for the Adapazari Manufacturing plant
  • Operational contact frequently represented in the plant andon the office floor where the majority of her/his stakeholders are situated
  • Has daily interaction with engineering, maintenance, research, innovation, PO, and production teams to anticipate needs in its earliest stage
  • Contribute to the EMEA, EBIT and Cost avoidance objectives through negotiations and effective use of the procurement toolbox to reduce materials & services costs. Continuously improve the company's working capital position and meet other objectives on handsfree, compliance, and supplier concentration
  • Handles plant and country sourcing events across all commodities in line with the commodity strategy and based on a predefined project list aligned with the strategic team
  • Responsible for the in-time and in-full handling of shopping carts that are MRO, Facility Management, Civil Works, or Manufacturing Equipment-related
  • Catalog management of several local e-procurement catalogs
  • Supports strategic and transactional buyers in their procurement tasks, warrants that business can run without interruption and stakeholders' satisfaction remains on a high level
  • Develops close relationships with suppliers, acting as their primary point of contact, reviewing their performance, and driving joint cost reduction and innovation initiatives.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a Procurement, Supply Chain or Manufacturing environment
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Fluent English is a must – any other European language is an asset
  • Strong SAP and Microsoft Office skills
  • Result-oriented. Challenge the existing and produce tangible business results
  • Motivated, take initiative, and have a positive personality
  • Adaptable to fast-changing working and multi-tasking environment
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and to influence others
  • A team player with the ability to work to tight deadlines in a multi-discipline environment

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


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