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Associate Procurement Operations Lead


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

The opportunity


Your tasks will include:

  • Lead projects for the procurement of services and products within the Non-Manufacturing area. Responsibility for BeNeLux and DACH in the categories IT & Telecom, Marketing & Communications, Prof. Services, HR Services, Office Supplies and Travel & Expense for a total spend of $280M p.a.
  • Work closely with functional departments in all non-manufacturing areas based on the above categories as well as with global strategic Procurement
  • Implementation of global sourcing strategies and development or derivation of local strategic requirements and transfer of these in cooperation with the functional departments
  • Close cooperation with the Procurement Operations Team as well as with the Manufacturing Plant Purchasers at the individual sites.
  • Identify potential for savings in the procurement area and implement them in coordination with management
  • Contact person for all SAG-related procurement procedures and processes


This is what your profile should look like:

  • Successfully completed studies in engineering or economics, or an equivalent education 
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of purchasing
  • Strategic, conceptual strength and very good analytical skills
  • Fast comprehension, strong communication skills, as well as structured and independent working style
  • Confident negotiation skills with suppliers in German and English language. Other languages such as French are an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of SAP-R3/SRM, MS-Office and cost analysis methods
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Affinity for the automotive/tire industry

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 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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