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United States, Culver City, CA, Purchasing

Purchasing Intern - Fall 2019 & Spring 2020


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.


  • Purchasing Intern position available starting October 2019 at our Culver City, CA office

  • Work with key internal stakeholders and suppliers to support sourcing strategy

  • Manage supplier network to support fast moving Professional hair care business

  • Supplier selection and evaluation with close co-ordination with supply chain and R&D 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


  • Ambitious undergraduate or graduate level

  • Business or Supply Chain student

  • Strong negotiation skills-flexible approach to negotiating depending on situation

  • Proven analytical skills Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of good purchasing practices, contract law as it applies to procurement, and supply chain management 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: 1900077J
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Limited Term
Contact details: talent.acqusition@henkel.com


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