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Project Buyer - CDD 6 months (m/f)

Location: 

Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

The Opportunity

We’re looking for Project Buyer to join our team in Luxembourg. On this position you will:

  • Exposure and interact with key plant stakeholders
  • Shape the future of the Luxemburg and Wittlich Tire manufacturing plants
  • Career progression possibilities in procurement operations and procurement category management
  • Predominantly outwards focused; you collaborate with individuals from various sectors, gaining a wealth of cross-industry experience
  • Use of both Left brain (logical, rational and analytical) and Right brain thinking (intuitive, creative and subjective)

 

Main duties and reponsabilities

  • Project buyer is the procurement single point of contact for the Fasttrack 2 project in our Wittlich plant and the LEO 2 project in the Luxemburg tire plant. Is the operational contact frequently present in the plants and/or at the office floor where the majority of his/her stakeholders are situated
  • Has daily interaction with the Lux tire and Wittlich project management, engineering and production team in order to ensure investment projects are handled within agreed timing and budget.
  • 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 companies working capital position and meet other objectives on handsfree, compliance and supplier concentration.
  • Handles sourcing events across all commodities in line with the commodity strategy and based on a predefined project list aligned with the strategic team.
  • Is responsible for the in time and in full handling of shoppingcarts that are MRO, civil works or manufacturing equipment related.
  • Supports strategic, operational and transactional buyers in their procurement tasks, warrants that business can run without interruption and stakeholder satisfaction remains on a high level.

 

To join our team you will need:

 

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field.

 

Languages:

Fluent German and English is a must – any other European languages are an asset.

 

Experience:

  • First experience in Procurement or Supply Chain area.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.

 

IT skills & others

  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel 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
  • Team Player

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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


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