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Singapore, Singapore

Purchasing Manager - Contract Manufacturing


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Organizes that the full potential of the Regional Supply Base can be identified and assessed

  • Challenges and enriches herewith the objectives, goals and strategies, incl. short/mid/long term financial targets and risk mitigation proposed by the Global MGL/CTL

  • Guarantees full achievement of regional targets by best in class execution of strategies & action plans validated by ONE!GSC

  • Identifies and implements best business partnership in close cooperation with the regional FP KAM‘

  • Cooperates with RSOs and contributes to operational excellence

  • Contributes to deliver bottom line/top line results managing own spend/projects according to yearly/long term planning and upfront target defined with gMGLs and KAMs; helps the gCTL to document all his/her decisions on suppliers

  • Gain and documents sustainably total value chain, industry and supply base insight/knowledge for selected spend

  • Conducts periodical risk assessment and designs and manages adequate countermeasures for selected spend

  • Defines and manages selected supplier portfolio; selects suppliers; establishes strategic supplier relationship where appropriate and manages it accordingly

  • Responsible for periodical progress measurement, accuracy of information and data, in-time delivery, audit conform documentation of all sourcing activities according to purchasing standards


  • Preferably University Master’s degree in Chemistry, Supply Chain or Business Administration

  • At least 5 years of experience in Sourcing/Purchasing

  • Excellent communication skills with influencing and convincing abilities

  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude

  • Strong Analytical thinking and conceptual skills

  • Working proficiency in English is required, other Asian languages are an advantage

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, SAP, Transport Management Systems

JOB ID: 180004UM