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EMEA Associate Category Lead Warehousing (m/f)

Date:  Apr 26, 2021
Location: 

Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for EMEA Associate Category Lead Warehousing to join our team in Luxembourg. On this position you will:

 

  • Contribute to EMEA category strategy development. Execute global category strategy at the commodity level.  Develop negotiation strategies and supports contract negotiations. Leads the bid process - RFI release, RFP development, etc. - to make sound commodity-level sourcing decisions. Execute negotiation process supported by necessary analytics.
  • Serve as first point of contact for suppliers related to commodities in scope. Develop relationships with suppliers focused on TCO, advantaged supply chain, and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain market intelligence such as capacity and market trends, feedstock indicators, exchange rates, etc. Leverage market data through Enhanced Sourcing Tools and other forms of financial or negotiation strategies.  Support the One Team approach through effective two-way communication process to drive continuous improvement and positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Support Category Leads with strategic supplier relationships through data-driven recommendations.

 

To join our team, you will need:

 

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field. A Master will be considered as an asset.

 

Languages:

English is a must. French and German will be considered as strong assets.

 

Experience:

3-5 years of experience in a corporate setting required.  Prior experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or a related Operational function preferred.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • SAP system knowledge
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Open mindedness
  • Analytical skills

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate


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