United States, Stamford, CT, Purchasing

Director Purchasing


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.


  • Purchasing Director - Regional Business Key Account Manager - Laundry & Homecare
  • Ensures Regional Business Unit awareness of short and long-term market trends regarding material availability, cost developments, innovation, as well as impact on the competitive landscape for the total regional spend portfolio
  • Understands and translates the strategic Business Unit roadmaps with leading sourcing solutions
  • Challenges and contributes to the development of world class regional and global sourcing strategies
  • Exhibits urgency and aggressiveness in driving FP leadership
  • Desire and passion to go ‘above and beyond’
  • Drives initiatives supporting Business Units’s L12 ambitions (incl. savings)
  • Ensures regional FP data integrity and delivery in all categories
  • Leads Regional Sourcing Category Members- ensure best-in-class execution of sourcing responsibilities and secures operational excellence in close cooperation with RSO, SC, supply-base (crisis management coordination, structural change agenda, cross-functional leadership


  • 10+ years prof. experience in different roles, preferably including strategic sourcing
  • Top level leadership capabilities
  • Sound understanding of business and end to end Supply Chains
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management
  • Passionate and strong people leader
  • Excellent management skills

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

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JOB ID: 21011878
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067