Senior Purchaser for Copacking Services

Place of work
Minimum salary *
1 500 EUR/month
Contract type
* Of course, an overpayment is possible depending on the respective training, qualification and professional experience. The gross salary is based on these aforementioned criteria and is finally determined after the personal interview.
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It´s a passion. Have you got what it takes?

Center of Excellence Purchasing (COE) concentrates E2E sourcing management & Purchasing strategy execution. Performed activities include: market screening, e-sourcing, direct negotiations with suppliers on prices and contracts, decision making on supplier onboarding / delisting & category specific tasks. COE splits into Adhesive Technologies, Beauty & Laundry Care, Indirect materials & Services and Logistics clusters to reflect dedication to business units.

Your role

  • You are responsible as Category Team Member “Contract Manufacturing and Traded Goods” to source co-packing services in and for Europe for our Beauty Care Business
  • In this purchasing role, you are holding contacts and building strategic relationships to our external co-packing partners which extend our own production network; you define and manage the supplier portfolio and ensure supply and balancing of financial risks related to it
  • The respective markets are continuously and systematically analyzed by you; you identify opportunities and synergies and execute all relevant purchasing steps during the introduction of new concepts and suppliers (screening, tendering, negotiation, supplier selection, contracting, cost management, etc.)
  • You ensure purchasing deliverables related to your area of responsibility with appropriate contracts, strategic projects and specific saving initiatives which you align and discuss by collaborating with suppliers, local Supply Chain and other stakeholders, you present deliverables in gate reviews to stakeholders
  • Challenges and enriches the MG’s objectives, goals and strategies, including all short, mid and long term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies proposed by the global STL/CTL

Your skills

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing of direct or indirect materials for a global company; strategic purchasing considered an advantage
  • Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration/Supply Chain
  • Excellent communication skills with negotiating, influencing and convincing abilities
  • An open mindset that can react creatively on changes in the markets and our company
  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude
  • Analytical thinking and conceptual skills
  • Working proficiency in English is mandatory, other language is an advantage

Benefits we offer

  • 13th salary
  • Performance-based bonus up to 110%
  • Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
  • Extra contribution to lunch vouchers
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Henkel Shop
  • Henkel Kindergarten
  • Life insurance
  • Health care package
  • Relocation bonus
  • 5 sick days per year
  • Home Office
  • Extra paid days off for special life events
ID: 4057574  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.5.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month