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Senior Category Lead - Raw material (m/f)

Date: Mar 10, 2018

Location: Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company: Goodyear

Do you want to work in a fast paced, world class organization with a long history and an exciting future? Do you want to be part of a team based in Colmar-Berg contributing to the innovation, safety and sustainability of tires that drivers across EMEA rely on every day? 

… if the answer is yes, then we have the right job for you :


The opportunity


•Category Strategy: Supports the development of category strategy. Executes sourcing strategies in alignment with overall category strategy. Leads contract negotiations to drive advantaged total delivered cost in alignment with company financial goals.
•Supplier Relationship Management: Develops relationships with suppliers focused on total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation and continuous process improvement.
•Organizational & Operational Excellence: Drives operational excellence through influence across functions and regions.
•Cross-Functional Collaboration/Stakeholder Management: Maintains leadership role in Commercial Council - ensures Council goals align to category strategy.
•Building Organizational Capability: Proficient with 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools.
•Supports Category Team learning goals through coaching and assessment. 

To join our team you will need:



The candidate should have a Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field



5-7 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or a related Operational function required.  Previous strategic sourcing experience required.  Experience in a related industry preferred



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

Skills & Qualifications:


•Knowledge of core procurement processes, strategic sourcing concepts, and negotiation tactics
•Negotiation skills, strong financial/statistical analysis, organization skills
•strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs
•Be a team player
•Ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
•Knowledge of manufacturing process and international experience will be considered as assets


To find out more and to apply,

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