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Procurement Operations Lead

Date: Aug 30, 2018

Location: Richmond, VIC, AU

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


This is a great opportunity to join our Procurement team as the Procurement Operations Lead, ANZ based in our Richmond office to partner with the leadership team developing cost saving initiatives and driving policy compliance throughout the business.

In this position you will have a variety of responsibilities to add value to the wider business including;


  • Localise and execute sourcing strategies across Corporate Services, IT, Marketing and Professional Services categories
  • Collaborate with internal customers to proactively manage and satisfy sourcing requirements and exploit opportunities
  • Guide and educate the wider business on procurement policy, process and systems
  • Partner with key stakeholders including; strategic suppliers, Executive Leadership Team, Senior Management including APAC regional office in Shanghai and Global HQ in the US
  • Support the implementation of all procurement continuous improvement projects


To be successful in this position you will need to have the following skills and attributes;


  • Relevant tertiary qualification with minimum of 3-5 years experience working in a similar procurement position in retail, consumer goods or manufacturing
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills with an ability to partner effectively with key stakeholders, internal and externally
  • Superior project management, prioritisation and organizational skills
  • SAP and advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • People focused and adaptable, and able to work in a collaborative, fast-paced culture


In return you will be rewarded with a challenging position where you will be liaising with many senior stakeholders across the business. We work as OneTeam and deliver excellence by thinking about things differently, finding solutions and re-thinking process for continuous improvement.


At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company’s success.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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

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