Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Purchasing Manager Logistics | Sea & Air Freight

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.

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  • Global responsibility for Sea & Air Freight, Customs Brokerage and Express & Parcel
  • Implementation of regional and global Purchasing Logistics Strategy and Projects
  • Directly reporting into the Global Category Lead
  • Development of mid- and long-term strategies to best leverage of the global supply base
  • Definition and management of the supplier portfolio as well as establishment of new strategic supplier relationships
  • Maintenance and documentation of industry insights and innovations from the Sea & Air Freight markets
  • Project management of globally steered sourcing activities
  • Leadership in E2E Data management initiatives
  • Operation with Supply Chain teams of the business units to identify projects leading to cost reduction and service improvement
  • Management of the global net price development for respective categories / baskets


  • University Master’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Business Administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in Logistics / Supply Chain and Sourcing Logistics
  • Knowledge of the logistics markets including supply base, general industry information, good purchasing practices and knowledgeable in contracting
  • Excellent communication skills with influencing and convincing abilities
  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude
  • Strong Analytical thinking and conceptual skills
  • Working proficiency in English is required, other languages are an advantage
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, SAP, Transport Management Systems

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: 22043050
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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