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Sourcing Manager

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Richmond, VIC, AU

Company: Goodyear

Total Tyre Service. More Driven.


This is a challenging but rewarding role where you get to collaborate with suppliers and stakeholders in delivering important outcomes for our business.


About the role

Reporting to the Sales Director, the key focus of this role is to manage supplier relationships across core categories, tyres, wheels & tubes to ensure that products and services are delivered to the quality, cost and delivery performance levels required. Assist the product & sales team in sourcing core category SKUs to meet customer requirements & contribute in fulfilling a Total Tyres “one stop shop”

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:


  • Negotiating on behalf of Total Tyres to ensure we purchase at competitive market rates
  • Assist the product managers in fulfilling their market back analysis of product portfolios providing information on market trends & potential gaps & opportunities
  • Develop relationships with local suppliers for in-house brands & externally sourced brands
  • Negotiate deals for bulk purchases
  • Manage monthly performance against vendor rebate thresholds to ensure we maximise rebate revenue
  • Continuously benchmark our supplier offers against market trends to ensure Total Tyres has access to the right products, promotional offers & competitive pricing


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Intermediate PC skills - MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word required, SAP BI an advantage
  • Strong negotiation skills, impactful presentation skills, analytical and strategic thinker
  • 5+ years’ experience in a comparable level role with procurement accountability
  • Tyre industry knowledge / automotive industry knowledge preferred
  • Experiencing in working closely with product portfolio managers. History of collaborating with sales teams
  • High Level of Strategic and Financial Acumen
  • Strong negotiation skills, impactful presentation skills, analytical and strategic thinker


What’s on offer?

  • Work with a team who are fun, creative and dynamic
  • Employee benefits including tyre discounts for you and your family
  • On-going training and career opportunities within a global organisation
  • Excellent salary package inc. incentive scheme, Phone and laptop
  • Work for a leader in the tyre industry
  • Access to employee assistance and well-being programs


Total Tyre Service is one of Australia largest Wholesalers of Tyres, Wheels and Tubes. Established for over 50 years, Total Tyre Service leverages its national sales and operations structure, including 7 warehouses across Australia.  Additionally, Total Tyre Service is a 100% owned subsidiary of Goodyear & Dunlop Tyres ANZ, which forms part of The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company’s global network. For more information regarding Total Tyre Service, please visit

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