United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Purchasing

Senior Purchasing Manager - Raw Materials

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  • Regional Category Manager for Silicones in North America.
  • Responsible for managing the Spend, KPIs and projects linked to the Category.
  • Key contributor to global purchasing strategy and accountable for tactical implementation.
  • Contributes to the development of annual team objectives.
  • Accountable for supplier selection and contract negotiation (T&Cs).
  • No direct reports. Potential to supervise staff in future roles.


  • MBA degree with a minimum of three years of related Purchasing experience, or four-year college degree with six years of related experience.
  • Expert knowledge of market, including market dynamics, general industry and cost drivers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of purchasing practices, supply chain management and contract law as it applies to the procurement process.
  • Strong ability to drive cross-functional teams. Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Proven presentation skills.
  • Excellent ability to multi-task and manage complexity.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to identify milestones and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter with strategic mindset.
  • Advanced level in Excel. SAP and Ariba experience will be considered.

The salary for this role is $110,000.00 - $125,000.00. 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.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

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.

JOB ID: 23050068
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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