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Strategic Procurement Lead - Ocean Freight


Singapore, 01, SG

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Category Strategy: Partners with Category leadership to execute strategy at the commodity level. Leads the bid process - RFI release, RFP development, etc.  Supports negotiation process by providing necessary analytics
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Serves as the first point of contact for suppliers related to the category of spend.  Supports Category Leads with strategic supplier relationships through data-driven recommendations
  • Organizational & Operational Excellence: Leverages market data through should-cost models and other forms of financial or negotiation strategies
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration/Stakeholder Management: Develops and maintains appropriate two-way communication channel between Procurement and the Commercial Council to ensure exchange of feedback in order to drive continuous improvement
  • Building Organizational Capability: Accountable for meeting aspirational training goals for 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process and Enhanced Sourcing Tools. Collaborates with peers and leaders within the Category Team dispersed globally


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or any related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, or a related Operational function preferred
  • Knowledge of business processes & financial/statistical analysis
  • Familiar in using Microsoft Excel and/or other database programs
  • Good English communication skills both verbal and written; Another language is preferred
  • Team player and can work in a very fast-paced and multi-tasking environment




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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