Brazil, Lapa, Purchasing

Regional Head of Purchasing Adhesives – LATAM

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Proactively leads the regional team to manage all opportunities, risks and volatility which may arise;
  • Challenges and enriches goals and strategies, incl. all short, mid and long term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies;
  •  Guarantees delivery of all regional targets through best in class execution of strategies and action plans, validated by the ONE!GSC hubs;
  • Attracts, develops and retains the regional sourcing talent, is directly responsible for managing / steering all regional CTM’s;
  • Identifies and implements best business partnerships, in close cooperation with the regional FP KAM;
  • Aligns and cooperates with RSR, contributing towards overall operational excellence;
  • Proposes, gets approved with management and meets the local / regional budgets according to FP strategy;
  • Provides adequate capacities to the Category Teams - detects, exposes and coaches talent for the global leadership “pipeline” of Function area.


  • Complete Bachelor and Post Graduation Degree;
  • Fluent English, both oral and written, Spanish is a plus;
  • 10+ years prof. experience in different roles, including strategic sourcing;
  • Business and end to end supply chains understanding;
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management;
  • Passionate and strong people leader; Excellent management skills; 
  • Agility, innovative and strategic skills. 

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24063048
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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