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Commodity Lead 2 Financial Ser...
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 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
Develop and implement financial services sourcing strategies that will provide competitive advantages to the Business Unit's and entities represented by North America. Execution of global and/or regional category and supplier strategies utilizing the
procurement sourcing process.
Develop and execute negotiation strategies to provide secure supply lines, contribute toward global financial results, and promote company innovation initiatives.
Manage stakeholder relationships with a focus to facilitate alternate sourcing, new source development, educate stakeholders, and execute the commodity strategies.
Provide leadership and support for Supplier Relationship Management.
|Looking back, the founding of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1898 seems especially remarkable, for the beginning was anything but auspicious. The 38-year-old founder, Frank A. Seiberling, purchased the company's first plant with a $3,500 down payment -- using money he borrowed from a brother-in-law Lucius C. Miles. The rubber and cotton that were the lifeblood of the industry had to be transported from halfway around the world, to a landlocked town that had only limited rail transportation.|