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United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Purchasing

Purchasing Manager - Indirect Materials & Services


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.


  • Deliver results in key performance indicators, which bring financial benefit for Henkel in savings, cash networking capital, SBM, and SRM 
  • Track forecasted versus actual benefits / KPI’s for these categories and be responsible for communicating performance against these measures and their potential impact
  • Understand regional stakeholder requirements and define, develop and implement the optimal strategy for Henkel that delivers regional objectives 
  • Establish and lead cross-functional teams to manage Capital Investment projects from sourcing side in the region 
  • Support an overall framework for the Supplier Management process, including Supplier Segmentation, Supplier Onboarding, Scorecard Development, and Supplier Evaluation


  • MBA degree with a minimum of three years of related purchasing experience or four-year college degree   with five years of experience.
  • Expert knowledge of market including supplier base, general industry information and cost drivers. 
  • Expert knowledge of good purchasing practices, contract law as it applies to the procurement process, and supply chain management. 
  • Independently manages processes that include RFPs, tenders, reporting, analysis and e-sourcing. 
  • Proven understanding of general business processes including supply chain/procurement planning, costing, finance and FP’s role in these processes.

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: 1900000M


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