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Category Lead - Reinforcements (Procurement Lead)

Date: Nov 20, 2018

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.



Job Description:


  • Executes sourcing strategies across multiple commodities in alignment with overall category strategy
  • Leverages market data, cost modeling to support the development of negotiation strategies, supports contract negotiations and develops efficient channels for capturing effective market intelligence
  • Develops relationships with suppliers focused on total cost of ownership, advantaged supply chain, innovation and continuous process improvement              
  • Develops and nurtures internal cross-functional relationships
  • Develops efficient channels for capturing effective market intelligence         
  • Actively participates in Commercial Council and serves as a key driver for accomplishing Council goals
  • Utilizes 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools in day to day work
  • Collaborates with peers and leaders within the Category team


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or any related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or any related operational function is required
  • Previous strategic sourcing in a related industry is preferred
  • Knowledgeable in core procurement processes, strategic sourcing concepts, manufacturing process and mathematical modeling 
  • Strong financial/statistical analysis, organization skills, written and verbal communication skills, influence skills, self-directing, and can work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment is an advantage
  • Familiar with Microsoft Applications and/or other database programs


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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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