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Procurement Data Management Specialist


Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

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Location:   Romania/Bucharest 
Remote work: Yes/No
Organization: GBS Procurement Department


Job Purpose:

The primary purpose of the Procurement Data Management Specialist role is to manage and provide support on the SAP environment to the Procurement teams, in the areas of:

  • Creation and maintenance of catalogs and contracts for indirect and raw materials;
  • Managing supplier creation requests and performing supplier risk assessment based on group policy;
  • Enablement and assignment of roles for system users;
  • Maintaining and updating the global organizational structure & global approval flows;
  • Technical support of system users (both internal and external);
  • Sanity checks and testing.


Main Responsibilities:

  1. Actively support and proactively guide global Procurement teams in creating and maintaining catalogs/contracts for indirect purchases (Goodyear or supplier owned):
  • Set-up, maintain and update catalogs using the established process
  • Perform testing of technical release changes as required for releases, regression testing or as needed
  • Publish relevant reports & analysis to guide Procurement teams to optimize catalog/contract content
  1. Review and approve supplier creation requests, while ensuring that supplier risk assessment is done, according to group policy, for those in scope;
  2. Globally enable and assign roles for users in SAP environment. Maintain and update the global organizational structure & global approval flows in SAP environment;
  3. Actively support and proactively guide global Procurement teams in creating and maintaining catalogs/contracts for direct (raw materials) purchases via the established CPU (Central Price Update) process                      
  4. Resolve Tickets raised by internal users in relation to issues with the SAP environment as per the agreed process (First Line of escalation); Escalate to 2nd line of support where necessary                   
  5. Perform transaction monitoring & trouble-shooting of faulty internal purchasing requests and/or purchase orders for the global organization
  6. Provide technical support to external users (suppliers) throughout the onboarding and usage cycle of the supplier portal;
  • Ensure monthly closing of purchase requests older than 13 months, in line with the existing Procurement Polic


To Join Our Team You Will Need:


  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent business experience;
  • Nice to have technical background;                                                         


  • Previous experience in a customer facing role or help desk environment (min. 12 months);
  • Experience in a multinational working environment;

Knowledge & Skills

  • Problem solver, team players, analytical, numerate;
  • Very good time management and prioritization skills;
  • High attention to details;
  • Ability to follow procedures and sequential processes;
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and customer orientation;
  • Uses initiative and is pro-active;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Medium to advanced MS Office skills (especially Excel and / or Access);
  • Ideally, SAP system knowledge.


If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Free private medical services
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal
  • 25 vacation days/year
  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours
  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires
  • Free access to the Bookster library
  • Discount on products and services through agreed partnerships.

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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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