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Category Lead EMEA Transportation


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The Opportunity

We are looking for Category Lead EMEA Transportation to join our team. On this position you will:

  • Execute sourcing strategies in alignment with overall category strategy.
  • Leverage market data, cost modeling to support the development of negotiation strategies.
  • Support contract negotiations.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers focused on total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation and continuous process improvement.
  • Develop and nurture internal cross-functional relationships.
  • Develop efficient channels for capturing effective market intelligence.                  
  • Actively participate in Commercial Council and serve as a key driver for accomplishing Council goals.
  • Utilize 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools in day-to-day work.
  • Collaborate with peers and leaders within the Category team.  Informal leadership to Procurement Specialists.



To join our team, you will need:


Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field


Fluent in English and one other relevant language like French, German,



  • 3-5 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or a related Operational function required. 
  • Previous strategic sourcing experience required.
  • Experience in a related industry preferred.


IT, Soft Skills & others:

  • Knowledge of core procurement processes and strategic sourcing concepts.
  • Strong financial/statistical analysis, organization skills,
  • Strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs,
  • Team player, strong written and verbal communication skills, influence skills, self-directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process, mathematical modeling,
  • International experience




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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