Germany, Düsseldorf, Purchasing

Global Category Team Member Purchasing Marketing & Sales (d/f/m)

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?


  • Develop a global sourcing strategy for the respective baskets, which is based on the global category strategy and ensures a future-ready set-up
  • Ensure compliant sourcing in the area of responsibility and follows the global guidelines set by the Category Team Lead
  • Negotiate the best rates / commercial options with the suppliers and fix those in alignment with the legal counsel in contracts to ensure best pricing for Henkel
  • Initiate tenders in close alignment with internal stakeholder and decides on the best ways of implementation
  • Implement the global category and respective basket strategies in the role of a regional sponsor together with the local/ regional organization
  • Decide on the best way of implementation in the respective country, take over the strategic lead in the implementation and represents Purchasing in local top management alignment meetings


  • Master's degree in Business Administration
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience in marketing or procurement
  • Firm knowledge in MS-Office applications
  • An analytical thinking and global mindset
  • Flexible, open-minded and driven personality
  • Very good communication skills
  • Fluent English language skills, German language skills are beneficial

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

JOB ID: 22043898
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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