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Senior Category Lead Sustainability (m/f)

Location: 

Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

The opportunity

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

  • Partner with procurement direct/indirect category teams to integrate procurement related sustainability goals and initiatives into category strategies
  • Partners with Procurement and Technical functions across raw materials to align sustainable commodity strategies and supports the development of strategic business partnerships with selected key suppliers meeting sustainability goals
  • Manage & support all external stakeholder procurement related requests
  • Coordinate initiatives for procurement sustainability maturity model elements,
  • Support development of corporate responsibility report, Back-up of Sourcing Director to represent Sustainability in internal & external reviews
  • Seek out new opportunities for application of 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools to drive sustainability opportunities
  • Document learnings and take-aways of different sustainability initiatives
  • Support team's achievement of learning goals. Informal people leadership - provides guidance, coaching related to sustainability aspects of strategic sourcing
  • Inform aspects of global sourcing related policies, regulations, standards, commodities, trends and practices
  • Benchmark best practices externally (competitors, suppliers, OEs, etc.)
  • Supplier procurement related environmental and social impact metrics, performance and forecast reporting 

 

To join our team you will need:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field.
  • Master’s Degree is desired.


Languages:

You are fluent in English. Knowledge of French or German is an asset.


Experience:

  • Sustainability experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Technology, or a related Operational function
  • Experience on internal level
  • Strategic sourcing experience

 


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of core procurement processes, strategic sourcing concepts, and negotiation tactics
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • strong financial/statistical analysis, organizational skills
  • strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs,
  • A team player with strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment, capability for abstract/lateral  thinking

 

Desired :

  • Manufacturing processes knowledge
  • Mathematical modeling knowledge
  • Technical background

 

 

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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