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Junior Buyer - Mandarin Speaker


Taguig, 00, PH

Company:  Goodyear

Location: PH - Philippines - A5R0   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Shaira Per Bautista
Sponsorship Available:  No

Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Job Responsibilities

  • Process purchasing requests and appropriately allocate to  suppliers within required service level agreements, in accordance with established policies, SOP's/SWI's, across designated procurement commodities
  • Ensure compliance to company spend policy and ensure products/services are correctly mapped using Global Product Heirarchy codes
  • Complete first-line issue resolution by engaging stakeholders and suppliers, and escalate to identified groups when necessary
  • Lead collaboration w/ customers (monthly or bi-weekly) on operational issues and metrics
  • Manage sourcing process by:
    • Analyzing requisitions
    • Enforcing preferred supplier compliance strategy
    • Sourcing according to commodity-driven supplier list
    • Obtaining best price, delivery, and terms for non-contracted items
    • Contributing to savings and cost avoidance objectives through negotiations and effective use of procurement tools to reduce materials and services costs
  • Complete order follow-up tasks including purchase order ackowledgements, order monitoring and close-out, blocked invoice resolution, and non-fulfilled orders
  • Coordination of catalog information in SRM system for indirect spend
  • Direct purchase requisition/shopping carts  to frame contracts and catalogs  where available
  • Identify  repetitive buys as candidate for catalogs/contracts  and shares  sourcing recommendations  with category team. Monitor recurring transactional spend to reduce total amount Contacts e-catalog enabler to include item in an appropriate catalog when applicable.  Notify internal users that the item is now available in catalog
  • Identify cost savings projects/opportunities and lead implementation with supervision
  • Conduct buying trainings in Procurement process
  • Initiate effort to develop, update, and review documentations and standard operating procedures of own process
  • Prepare metrics report of own process


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in business or technical related major
  • Preferred experience in procurement minimum 18 months (evaluating bids, proven ability to correctly translate and process customer requests)
  • Preferred negotiation experience, International logistics expertise, Supplier management with foreign incoterms, experience working in multinational companies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and second langage depending on cluster
  • Ability to follow procedures and sequential processes
  • Critical thinking skills to analyze/ review orders and drive process efficiencies
  • Team player and strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative
  • Fresh graduates are also open to apply
  • Can speak, read, and write fluently in Mandarin 



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 72,000 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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