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Purchasing Director, Indirects

Company: Henkel
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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?
YOUR ROLE

  • Ensures the full potential of the Regional Basket Supply Base can be identified and assessed.
  • Challenges and enriches the Indirect Purchasing and Marketing Category goals and strategies, including all short and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies.
  • Guarantees full achievement of Regional Services, including Marketing Category targets through best in class execution of strategies and action plans and implements best business partnerships in close cooperation with the regional Purchasing Key Account Managers.
  • Close collaboration and alignment with the Henkel North America Marketing teams to develop, achieve and implement successful programs.
  • Aligns and cooperates with Regional and Global Indirect Purchasing teams, contributing towards overall operational excellence.
  • Leads and drives strategy across team of 4 Purchasing Managers focused on Indirect Categories including HR, Marketing, IT, Facilities Management, Travel and Fleet.YOUR SKILLS
    • Four-year college degree with eight years related Purchasing or equivalent experience expected.
    • Contributes to the development of business strategies from the Purchasing perspective.
    • Aligns department strategies with long-term vision for Purchasing function.
    • Accountable for the successful utilization of Purchasing tools and processes.
    • Identifies and sponsors the implementation of best practices.
    • Sets annual team objectives.
    • Utilizes leadership tools including reward and recognition to foster creation of a high - performance team culture.
    • Recognizes when group dynamics are dysfunctional and knows when to initiate actions to align department skills with business objectives.
    • Experienced People Manager with team leadership skills.
    • Strong presentation and communication skills.
    • Excellent stakeholder management and project management skills.

    • The salary for this role is $136,000.00 - $160,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut. This salary range may also be modified in the future.Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Henkel, Stamford , Purchasing Director, Indirects, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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