Jr. Procurement Buyer
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Joseph Rance Robines
Sponsorship Available: No
Relocation Assistance Available: No
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Completes transactional buying and appropriately allocates to suppliers within required service level agreement. Manages sourcing process by analyzing requisitions, enforcing preferred supplier compliance strategy, sourcing to potential suppliers according to commodity-driven supplier list, completing free-text requests, and obtaining best price, delivery, and terms for non-contracted items.
- Ensures compliance to company spend policy and established playbook. Conduct daily activities within SLA for the purchasing & procurement of requisitioned parts, indirect supplies & services, in accordance with established policies, SOP's and SWI's, across designated procurement commodities.
- Completes open order follow-up tasks including purchase order acknowledgements, blocked invoice resolution, and non-fulfilled order inquiries.
- Identifies non-value added work to support a hands-free order environment. identifies repetitive buys as candidate for catalogs and shares sourcing recommendations with Category Manager. Monitors recurring transactional spend to reduce the total amount. Directs shopping carts to frame contracts & catalogs where available. Contacts e-catalog enabler to include item in an appropriate catalog when applicable. Notifies internal users that item is now available in catalog.
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 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.