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Strategic Buyer for Raw Materials

Henkel Slovensko, spol. s r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 700 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

You will be responsible for the sourcing of raw materials for Beauty & Laundry Home Care Business Unit. Specific focus is on the commodity of inorganics and bleaches for European level. This, however, includes a coordination of certain purchasing baskets on a global level. You will:

*Conduct a market search and analysis
*Make a tendering process with focus on compliance using either classical negotiation or eSourcing tool (e-Tenders, e-Auctions)
*Be responsible for the contract and pricelist management
*As well as strategic and operational supplier management
*Align and cooperate with stakeholders, contributing towards overall operational excellence
*Meet short, mid, and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies
*Manage your own portfolio, as well as increase the standardization and optimization of purchasing processes globally

Employee perks, benefits

* 13th salary
* Performance-based bonus up to 110%
* Financial bonus for referring a suitable candidate from 500 to 1000 EUR gross
* Extra contribution to lunch vouchers
* 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

Information about the selection process

In case of interest, do not hesitate to send us your Curriculum Vitae in English language. We will contact only candidates who match a profile we are looking for. Thank you for your understanding.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Driving licence


The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

We are looking for a skillful buyer with previous sourcing experience on European level in a multinational company. Onboarding, soft and hard skills training are assured, but in the meantime, we expect:

*Purchasing experience of min. 3 years
*Negotiation and communication skills on a great level
*Independent and self-organized personality
*Focus on priority setting and determination to succeed
*Analytical skills
*Strong Excel (pivots, functions)
*English on a confident communicative level


Brief description of the company

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Lucia Solejová
E-mail: send CV