Slovakia, Bratislava, Integrated Business Solutions

Category Team Member COE - Technical Supply (m/f)


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.


  • Responsible for the purchasing of Technical Supply (Capital Investments, Maintenance services and materials), covering worldwide scope
  • Explores opportunities and sources investments related to Sustainability and other areas (i.e. photovoltage, waste water treatment, solar energy, new technology boilers, etc.)
  • Executes sourcing events, negotiates and contracts new or existing suppliers in line with the global Technical Supply purchasing strategy
  • Challenges and enriches the Categories' objectives, goals and strategies, including all short, mid and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies
  • Identifies and implements best business partnerships in close cooperation with the other Category Team Members, local purchasing departments and Category Team Leaders
  • Aligns and cooperates with technical departments, engineering companies, building management
  • Handles activities related to supplier management, invoice reconciliation, contract management


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in strategic purchasing of indirect materials for a global company; purchasing of CAPEX, MRO or Utilities considered as advantage
  • Bachelor degree in Technical Engineering/Supply Chain or engineering background/technical education
  • 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
  • Flexibility to cover partially other time zones (6 p.m. - 7 p.m.)


  • 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

Minimum salary: 1500 EUR gross (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.) 

JOB ID: 20004890
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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