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Senior Purchasing Agent at Henkel Corporation

Posted in Purchasing - Procurement 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newington, Connecticut





Job Description:

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 baskets within Raws with an emphasis on various assigned category. 

  • Coordinate/Implement Purchasing programs throughout North America

  • Independently manage processes that include Request for Proposals, Tenders, Reporting and analysis


  • Supplier selection and evaluation and negotiation of supplier terms and conditions and contract administration


  • Support Global Category Strategy and Initiatives and steer category efforts within Americas region through collaboration with Henkel colleagues in Latin and South America

 YOUR SKILLS


  • Bachelor's Degree Required 3-5 years related purchasing or equivalent experience

  • Strong Knowledge of market including supplier base, general industry information and cost drivers

  • Strong knowledge of good purchasing practices, supply chain management and contract law as it applies to the procurement process

  • Strong Negotiation skills with demonstrated flexibility in approach to negotiating based on the situation

  • Advanced analytical capabilities in Excel and  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.

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.

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