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Strategic Purchaser for Direct 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 purchasing of direct raw materials in categories waterbased acrylics and silicones for European region for Adhesives Business Unit. This includes global responsibility for certain materials. You will:

*Independently drive and execute projects in the respective area
*Execute sourcing events, negotiate the terms and contract new or existing suppliers
*Identify and implement best business partnerships
*Align and cooperate with Supply Chain, contributing towards overall operational excellence
*Challenge and enrich the Categories' objectives, goals, and strategies with own inputs
*Meet short, mid, and long-term financial targets and any risk mitigation strategies
*Collaborate with Process Owner in designing automations and process improvements
*Advise the teams with expertise and experience

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
* 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 team player with proactive approach and will to develop in a fast-paced environment of purchasing. 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