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Global Deployment Leader

Date: Jun 16, 2018

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: Goodyear

Location: CN - Shanghai   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Ellen Xu  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Primary Purpose of the position:

  • The Deployment Leader will be based in Goodyear's Shanghai offices & will be in charge of deploying solutions into China commercial business. The deployment leader will build an understanding of the fleet market in China & decide on the right solutions to be deployed in the country. The deployment leader will also assess Goodyear's solutions deployed in other regions & apply best practices in China in a market back way
  • Responsible to build the capability to deploy New Ventures to additional markets and to coordinate, monitor and accelerate the successful launch across regions, from operations to installation of required technologies

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with regional solutions team members to support deployment of New Ventures.   Understand unique customer requirements in Chinese commercial trucking space and adjust offerings as required, per specific market needs and expectations of customers & dealers
  • Aggregate the global demand for the New Venture & align scheduling of the deployments with suppliers, considering the different regions to create and manage expectations.
  • Support drafting & execution of supply agreements with potential technology vendors
  • Guide the creation of the right procurement agreements in each region to work with necessary 3rd parties (installers, etc.)     
  • Participate and guide vetting and selection and target customers
  • Coordinate customer analysis and preparation work with Sales, End Users (fleets) and 3rd parties
  • Support After Sales
  • Create roadmaps for deploying solutions in the Chinese market
  • Participate in the interview & onboarding process of regional talent that will support deployments
  • Arrange the right training for the regional talent [project leader trainings and service technicians training, supporting deployments in coordination with technology suppliers (internal or external)
  • Provide 1st level support to deliver solution with 1st customers in market targeted for deployment
  • Coordinating commissioning, calibration and troubleshooting

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, marketing, economics & social sciences
  • 5+ years of experience in leading innovation or new product launches in organizations or equivalent entrepreneurial experiences
  • Experience in exploiting new market opportunities either as an entrepreneur or within an organization          
  • Experience in directly handling customers/users in one on one settings
  • Experience in handling highly uncertain & ambiguous projects
  • Strong cross functional leadership skills                                                 
  • Project management skills                                                                     
  • Ability to translate customer needs to technology solutions by working with technology experts         
  • Ability to take risks & model their impact on financials                                      
  • Ability to structure & run quick experiments based on minimum viable prototypes
  • Strong communication skills

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


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