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Slovakia, Bratislava, Global Business Solutions+

Strategic Buyer

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're 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

We are looking for an independent strategic buyer who is interested in logistics markets and managing his own portfolio. Strong emphasis is put on driving sustainability, seeking synergies and opportunities within the market. If you are the one, in our role you will: 

  • Execute sourcing events, negotiations and contracts with new or existing suppliers with focus on Road and Rail in line with the global strategy of the purchasing category, in a compliant and efficient manner
  • Challenge and enrich 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
  • Align and cooperate with Supply Chain, contributing towards overall operational excellence
  • Use eSourcing tools as well as our transport management system (TMS) to prepare and run sourcing events
  • Mentor Category support teams in the Center of Excellence (CoE)
  • Leverage KPI reporting from analytical support teams to drive new commercial opportunities
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YOUR SKILLS

In order to succeed on this position, we will provide you the top-notch negotiation training and supplier network. You will work with top market sourcing system and excellent supplier management program. In the meantime, we expect you to possess great negotiation skills and analytical thinking. Apart from these, we require you have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing of Logistics, Indirect Materials & Services or Direct Materials for a global company
  • Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain
  • An open mindset that can react creatively on changes in the markets and our company
  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude
  • Excellent English on top communication level

BENEFITS WE OFFER

  • 13th salary 
  • Performance-based bonus up to 110%
  • Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
  • Meal contribution also during days off
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Henkel Shop
  • Henkel Kindergarten
  • Life Insurance
  • Health care package
  • Relocation bonus
  • 5 Sick days per year
  • Home Office possibility
  • Extra paid days off for special life events

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Minimum salary: 1900 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: 22039492
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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