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Singapore, 01, SG

Company:  Goodyear

Location: SG - Singapore - GST   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Darlene Clarisse Monton Moleta  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Category Strategy: Executes sourcing strategies in alignment with overall category strategy. Leverages market data, cost modeling to support the development of negotiation strategies. Supports contract negotiations 
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Develops relationships with suppliers focused on the total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation, and continuous process improvement       
  • Organizational & Operational Excellence: Develops and nurtures internal cross-functional relationships. Develops efficient channels for capturing effective market intelligence.  
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration/Stakeholder Management: Actively participates in Commercial Council and serves as a key driver for accomplishing Council goals.
  • Building Organizational Capability: 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or any related field
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, or a related Operational function
  • Knowledge of core procurement processes and strategic sourcing concepts
  • Has financial/statistical analysis, communication, and organization skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Access/Excel skills and other database programs
  • Knowledge in a foreign language, manufacturing process, and mathematical modeling is preferred
  • Good English communications skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 54 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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