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Enterprise Project Lead


Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: JOHN MA  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Product Leadership Activities including: Technology Plans, Plant Release Plans, Production Plans, Requirements vs. Capacity studies, Sales Plans and Marketing Plans.  Provides senior cross functional leadership of large projects.

Manage multiple strategic projects to shorten the new product introduction cycle and manage Stage Gate process to ensure that we only work on projects that meet category/PBU strategies and alignment between stakeholders and business teams (Product, Technology, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Finance, Marketing & Supply Chain

Develop portfolio analysis, common platform to improve overall business cases and communicate understanding of the total return for all projects.

Plan and execute new EQ and mold requirements for new products ensuring Capex expenditure is aligned with the overall Annual Operating Plan (AOP) providing regular updates on timing and expenditure and prioritize new products for production and driving adherence to the Sales & Operations Planning Process (S&OP).


Strategic liaison creating alignment with Product, Technology and Manufacturing 5-year roadmaps to bring consumer relevant innovation to the market.   Requires highly quantitative capability and use of project planning and management tools including NTI, Portfolio, APODP and RvsC C on all new projects. Maintain and develop PCP processes, database and presentation decks.


Education & Experience

More than 8 years of experience in multiple areas including product development, manufacturing, supply chain or marketing.  Prior experience managing cross functional teams and utilizing system tracking to deliver on time results aligned with business strategy.  Experience working at a fast pace with varied disciplines and individuals to drive accountability for deliverables.  Experience in budget management and directing investments.


Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of product life cycle and ability to implement marketing strategy within brand initiatives.

Ability to manage cross functional teams to move people, processes and strategies to deliver results.

Willingness to change and ability to drive changes that improve quality of communications and shorten the new product introduction cycle.

Key Knowledge of information systems and project management programs such as MS project & Portfolio Server, SAP and MS Office tools including Excel, Access & PowerPoint.

Knowledge of tire manufacturing EQ, processes & relationship to quality and delivery of finished goods.

Advanced knowledge of tire technology, including construction elements driving performance and technical processes required for new tire development

Goal oriented, excellent time manager, organized, good English communication skills and not afraid to confront people.

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

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