Purchasing Manager - Fayetteville, NC

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Fayetteville , NC 28301

Posted 7 months ago

Requisition ID: 48121

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.

About the Position

Partners directly with plant or country leadership to assess needs, develop solutions, and proactively manage sourcing needs. Ensures appropriate collaborative communication is occurring between strategic sourcing teams and shared services transactional teams. Drives procurement policy compliance for procurement activity within scope. Supports organizational change management efforts for plant or country in support of the overall Global Procurement transformation. Accounts for cultural and organizational specifics to assess readiness for change and overcome any barriers to change.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Executes sourcing strategies at a plant or local level in alignment with overall Indirect category strategies

  • Supports organizational change management efforts for plant or country in support of the overall Global Procurement transformation.

  • Maintains relationships with local suppliers based on global Procurement supplier segmentation strategy.

  • Executes negotiations for local contracts in order to meet regional and global financial targets.

  • Accounts for cultural and organizational specifics to assess readiness for change and overcome any barriers to change.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or a related field required.

  • Master's Degree in a related field preferred. Project Management certification preferred

  • At least three (3) years of Procurement experience with prior experience applying project management principles and change management tools in a business setting preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient negotiation abilities, Application of strategic sourcing process, Project Management, Change Management, Excellent communication (technical, non-technical)
  • Strong financial/statistical analysis, organization skills, strong Microsoft Access/Excel skills and/or other database programs, a team player, strong written and verbal communication skills, influence skills, self directing, and ability to work in a very fast paced, multi-tasking environment.


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate.

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

Job Segment: Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing, Manager, Supply, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Management

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