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Category Lead - Professional & HR Services, AP


Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Amelia Li
Sponsorship Available:  No

Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Primary Purpose of the Position:

  • You need to execute sourcing strategies across multiple commodities in alignment with overall category strategy.
  • You are request to leverage market data, cost modeling to support the development of negotiation strategies. Supports contract negotiations. Develops efficient channels for capturing effective market intelligence. 
  • You will develop relationships with suppliers focused on total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation and continuous process improvement. 
  • You are request to actively participates in Commercial Council and serves as a key driver for accomplishing Council goals. 
  • You need to utilizes 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools in day-to-day work. Collaborates with peers and leaders within the Category team.  Informal leadership to Procurement Specialists.      

Job Requirements:

  • You with Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, Engineering, Business or related field.
  • You have 3-5 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or a related Operational function required.  Previous strategic sourcing experience strongly preferred.  Experience in a related industry preferred.
  • You have Knowledge of core procurement processes and strategic sourcing concepts.
  • You with strong financial/statistical analysis, organization skills, strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs, a team player, strong written and verbal communication skills, influence skills, self-directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • You are Fluent in English speaking and writing.
  • You Must be amenable to work in Day Shift and Hybrid Set up


Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 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

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