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United States, Stamford, CT, Purchasing

Purchasing Manager - Contract Manufacturing

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

  • Category management of assigned purchasing portfolio within the Contract Manufacturing Material Group
  • Purchasing portfolio includes contract manufacturers for specific new product launch projects across Beauty Care and Laundry Care business units with additional focus on co-packing and ecommerce readiness
  • Supplier selection and evaluation with close co-ordination with supply chain.
  • Negotiation of supplier terms and conditions and contract administration
  • Leverage and deliver full purchasing program: global/best cost country sourcing, supply base management, risk management, contract management, and cash net working capital management. Provide leadership and management for product development projects, directing teams and managing stakeholder expectations.

YOUR SKILLS

  • Four year college degree, preferably in business or engineering. MBA or Masters highly preferred
  • 1-3 years purchasing or supply chain experience
  • Strong negotiation skills-flexible approach to negotiating depending on situation
  • Knowledge of good purchasing practices, contract law as it applies to procurement, and supply chain management preferred
  • SAP experience is preferred


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

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.


JOB ID: 180007IZ

JOB ID: 180007IZ