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Purchasing Manager - Contract Manufacturing

170005RA, Rocky Hill, CT

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

Category management of assigned purchasing portfolio within the Contract Manufacturing Material Group

What we offer

  • Purchasing portfolio includes contract manufacturers and traded goods suppliers for Adhesives business
  • Deliver results according to global category strategy and regional targets.
  • Supplier selection and evaluation with close co-ordination with supply chain.
  • Negotiation of supplier terms and conditions and contract administration.
  • Represents Purchasing on internal teams and to external suppliers and contacts.
  • Leverage and deliver full purchasing program: global/best cost country sourcing, supply base management, risk management, contract management, and cash net working capital management

Who we are looking for

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

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