Slovakia, Bratislava, Global Business Solutions+

Strategic buyer for Contract Manufacturing Consumer Brands EU

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Ensure supply regionally for all Business Unit spend at best total E2E cost and at best terms and conditions in the EU region
  • Execute sourcing and agreement programs for contract manufacturers consistent with company goals, procedures, and policies Ensures the full potential of the Regional Supply Base
  • Focus on obtaining maximum value for Henkel by managing cost, quality and service targets as outlined by purchasing management
  • Challenges and enriches the Material Groups (MG) objectives, goals and strategies, including all short-, mid- and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies proposed by the Global MG / Category Team Lead
  • Guarantees the full achievement of regional basket targets by best-in-class execution of strategies & action plans validated by our Global Team
  • Full integration of sustainability criteria in responsible sourcing processes and practices in line with the Henkel Corporate Sustainability Strategy as well as 100% Responsible Sourcing Strategy
  • Identifies and implements best business partnerships in close cooperation with the regional Purchasing Function Key Account Managers
  • Aligns and cooperates with Regional Supply Offices, contributing towards overall operational excellence
  • Contribute towards re-calibration of the contract manufacturing supply base to match the changing business demands


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing of Logistics, Indirect Materials and Services or Direct Materials for a global company
  • Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain
  • An open mindset that can react creatively on changes in the markets and our company
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management
  • Excellent management skills Source-to-Pay process Supply chain management
  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude
  • Excellent English
  • Good analytical skills


  • 13th salary 
  • Performance-based bonus up to 110%
  • Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
  • Meal contribution also during days off
  • Cafeteria benefit system
  • Henkel Shop
  • Henkel Kindergarten
  • Life Insurance
  • Health care package
  • Relocation bonus
  • 5 Sick days per year
  • Home Office possibility
  • Extra paid days off for special life events

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Minimum salary: 1900 EUR gross (Of course, an overpayment is possible depending on the respective training, qualification and professional experience. The gross salary is based on these aforementioned criteria and is finally determined after the personal interview.) 

JOB ID: 22042280
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitmentslovakia@henkel.com
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