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Senior Category Lead Logistics (m/f)


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The Opportunity


Currently we’re looking for Senior Category Lead Logistics to join our Procurement team in Luxembourg. On this position you will:

  • Support the development of category strategy.

  • Execute sourcing strategies in alignment with overall category strategy.

  • Lead contract negotiations to drive advantaged total delivered cost in alignment with company financial goals.

  • Leverage market data, cost modeling to support the development of negotiation strategies.

  • Develop relationships with suppliers focused on total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation and continuous process improvement.

  • Drive operational excellence through influence across functions and regions.

  • Maintain leadership role in Commercial Council - ensures Council goals align to category strategy.

  • Be proficient with 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools.

  • Support Category Team learning goals through coaching and assessment. 

  • Informal people leadership - provides mentorship and coaching to Category Team.



To join our team, you will need:


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


Fluency in English. Knowledge of French and/or German will be considered as an asset



  • minimum 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 required:  Knowledge of core procurement processes, strategic sourcing concepts, and negotiation tactics

Skills required

  • Negotiation skills. strong financial/statistical analysis and organization skills

  • strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs

  • A team player, strong written and verbal communication skills,

  • influence skills,  self-directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.

Skills desired: 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 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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