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Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Category Team Lead Logistics Procurement

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Would you like working in a dynamic market environment within an agile open & collaborative international team? Then read further.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING:

  • As a member of the Logistic purchasing leadership team you will be guiding and developing the category team members located around the world
  • You will manage the network of category team members within your sourcing strategies in close collaboration with the regional material group leads.
  • You will on-board and educate team members on logistics purchasing and specifically on your category sourcing strategies.
  • As a business Key Account Manager (KAM) you will ensure that Purchasing delivers sustainable value by excellence in business partnership with our Laundry & Home Care division
  • You will understand the strategic road map of the business unit and initiate actions with the business units’ teams to manage market risk and opportunities regarding Service availability, cost development and sustainability improvements.
  • You ensure the best integration of acquired businesses.
  • As a category team lead you are the owner of the sourcing strategy
  • You will secure and manage the supply of the global warehousing and logistics equipment spend at best total E2E cost, best terms & conditions ensuring a sustainable, well performing supply base with full access to innovation.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN OR DEVELOP

  • You will enhance your leadership and stakeholder management skills in a cross-business environment.
  • You will develop insights into the logistics market and specifically into warehousing services.
  • You will detect the circular economy model of pallets.
  • You will collaborate with the global SC teams and systematically include full E2E cost optimization initiatives when defining new strategies.
  • You will manage 2 top global suppliers as supplier owner.
  • You will drive the sustainability ambition for the category and deliver to the emission reduction ambition of Henkel.
JOB ID: 21011375
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitment.benelux@henkel.com
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