The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Director Supply Chain PBU Consumer - Latin America in Akron, Ohio

Requisition ID: 43804

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.

Position Overview:

The PBU Consumer Supply Chain Director position reports directly to the Regional Supply Chain Director LA and functionally to the PBU Consumer Vice President. Will have primary responsibility for providing strategic and tactical direction to LA Consumer Supply Chain Organization. Provide knowledge of the supply chain and have subject matter expertise and the interpersonal skills to lead transformational changes within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve financial goals: EBIT, Operating Cash Flow, Working Capital, Cost

  • Achieve customer service goals: Customer fill rate, Requested delivery date, First confirmed delivery date

  • Achieve process excellence goals: S&OP, Capacity planning, Forecast accuracy, Sales stability, Operational Excellence

  • Provide strategic and tactical direction to sales forecasting, demand planning, supply planning and customer service.

  • Owner of the S&OP process for LA – drive the cycle, review/estimate/monitor monthly inventory, data collection and reporting. Responsible for cross functional integration during the cycle.

  • Develop Supply Chain planning and monitoring capabilities throughout the various teams in the LA markets

  • Manage tradeoffs to inventory, customer service and logistics

  • Actively participate as part of the leadership team educating and advising on supply chain strategy, processes, issues and trends

  • Develop and implement the transportation, warehousing, and product flow strategy

  • Inventory and asset management to achieve optimum efficiencies and cash flows.

  • Develop inventory management strategies and lead country teams through the execution.

  • Lead continuous improvement strategies for the Latin America region

This position has 1 to 3 direct reports and is accountable for a broader matrixed organization of 10-15 people, located in the different LA Countries/Clusters.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • MBA or Post Graduation in Business Management, Supply Chain/Logistics or Sales/Marketing

  • Fluent (Spanish or Portuguese) and English.

  • 10+ years’ experience in supply chain assignments including supply chain, logistics, manufacturing, systems, project management, etc.

  • Experience leading and implementing S&OP process.

  • Leadership of complex, cross functional projects including setting scope, reaching consensus, successful execution, and presenting results.

  • Experience in Latin America Markets

  • Contract management experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Customer focused, Growth oriented, Develops teams and talent, deliver results.

  • Strong Subject Matter Expertise: Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Logistics, Sales & Marketing

  • Strong Business Acumen: Strong analytic and planning skills with ability to develop and report performance metrics. Strong numerical skills and business judgment.

  • Demonstrated team leadership: Build strong teamwork within and across organization. Exert a “take-charge” ability tempered with willingness to delegate and empower as appropriate.

  • Effective stakeholder engagement, interpersonal skills and communication: Build strong relationships with the senior leaders of the organization and external suppliers.

  • Strong Strategic Thinking: Align business and supply chain strategies, identify and apply best practices, solve complex problems under time pressure, take appropriate risks

  • APICS certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage organizational transformation including strong process management skills, ability to influence at all levels and general process orientation.

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 .

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