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Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager

Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Niagara Falls, NY, US

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


About the Position

This position is accountable for all aspects of the purchasing, raw materials, and supply chain activities for the Niagara Falls Chemical Plant. He/she will manage all aspects of supply chain operations to ensure that AOP objectives are met and exceeded, and conduct all responsibilities in compliance with policy and applicable federal, state, and local regulations.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the purchasing function to ensure that the right resources are provided, with the right quality/cost/and delivery to support the business needs of the organization. Establish a proactive sourcing approach.
  • Accountable for all activities in the receiving, shipping, and warehouse operation to effectively manage the supply chain and achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Interact with the Divisional Materials & SC Operations Manager and Divisional Purchasing Manager to improve synergies of the business.
  • Drive cost out of the business through improved efficiencies, better purchase agreements, and inventory management, while also complying with all corporate policies and governmental regulations. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Degree in business or supply chain is preferred.
  • Greater than five (5) years of experience with thorough understanding of the supply chain process, purchasing, familiarity with the production process, and meeting business objectives in a manufacturing environment.
  • Candidate must have a good understanding of the chemical manufacturing process.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills with high initiative and focus while driving for results. 
  • Candidate must exhibit strong ethical behavior.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Warehouse, Purchasing, Operations, Manufacturing, Finance

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