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Procurement Specialist - Lawton, OK

Date:  Mar 25, 2021

Lawton, OK, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 76644 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.





About the Position

Maintains existing supplier relationships regionally and locally.  Supports supply base segmentation through research, analytics and recommendations. Ensures appropriate collaborative communication is occurring between strategic sourcing teams, shared services and transactional teams.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides operational support for the local procurement teams and first-pass sourcing recommendations.
  • Responsible for feedback and process improvement for all e-sourcing activities.  Also, accountable for compliance management.
  • Responsible for analyzing and reporting performance metrics to support needs of Commercial Council.     
  • Ensures appropriate collaborative communication is occurring between strategic sourcing teams and shared services transactional teams.
  • Accountable for meeting aspirational training goals for 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required; Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field desired.
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience preferred.


Skills and Abilities

  • Business process fundamentals.
  • Organization skills, strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs, a team player, strong communication skills, influence skills, self directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Strong financial/statistical analysis desired.      








Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Lawton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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