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Slovakia, Bratislava, Global Business Solutions+

Strategic Purchaser for Packaging with Focus on Sustainability

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you are up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?

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
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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

BENEFITS WE OFFER

  • 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: 1700 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: 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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