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Slovakia, Bratislava, Global Business Solutions+

Strategic Purchaser for Packaging with Focus on Sustainability

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

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.

YOUR ROLE

  • Responsible for the purchasing of direct materials - packaging materials (plastic materials)
  • Execute sourcing events, negotiations and contracts with new or existing suppliers in line with the global strategy of the purchasing category, in a compliant and efficient manner
  • Challenge and enrich of the Categories' objectives, goals and strategies, including all short, mid and long term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies
  • Identify and implement best business partnerships in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage supply and financial risks related to respective product and supplier portfolio
  • Manage selected supplier portfolio; maintain strategic supplier relationship
  • Align and cooperate with Supply Chain, contributing towards overall operational excellence and leverage focus on sustainability agenda in Plastic Bottles (recycled plastic, reduced weight, bio-based plastic ...)
  • Leverage KPI reporting from analytical support teams to drive new financial opportunities

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
    Interest in sustainability
  • 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
JOB ID: 21019312
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitmentslovakia@henkel.com
Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.
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