The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Global Procurement Intern in Akron, Ohio
Sponsorship Available: No
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes
Global Procurement Intern
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. A Fortune 200 company, we employ approximately 67,000 people and manufacture our products in 50 facilities in 22 countries. Goodyear is among the world's most admired companies in the motor vehicle parts sector by Fortune magazine. We have built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and our industry-leading new product engine helps us bring new products to market that feature the latest advancements in materials and technologies. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success. For more information, go to .
The Global Procurement organization works closely with all other
functional areas of the business including Finance, Marketing,
Manufacturing, Research and Development, and Retail to support
Goodyear's activities. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to:
Supply Chain and Logistics;
Global Indirect Sourcing;
Raw Material Sourcing and Supplier Development;
CAPEX & MRO Sourcing;
The mission of Goodyear's Global Procurement department is to create a new standard of excellence in Strategic Sourcing by leading the industry in Supplier Innovation and Global Supplier Value Chain Management. This department seeks to develop and implement industry leading strategies for the procurement of materials, equipment, goods and services with the required quality, delivery and cost to support the global Business Units and Corporate business objectives.
Procurement uses global leverage and concentrated expertise to develop and coordinate the implementation of sourcing strategies for raw materials, equipment, goods and services. This includes development of long and near term commodity strategies, supplier strategies, market analysis, competitive intelligence, aggregation, supply chain management, e-commerce and serving as a center of expertise for all procured items. Procurement interfaces with virtually every area of the company.
Must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree
Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or Business majors preferred
Engineering major or related discipline may be considered
Have at least a 3.0 GPA
Prior intern/co-op experience in related field preferred
Ability to self-manage
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excel in project work and like the sense of accomplishment that accompanies "getting things done"
Ability to learn fast and keep up with the rapidly changing technological field
Prefers a culture of open communication
Detail oriented with superior analysis and problem solving skills
Values and appreciates diversity
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Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 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 .