United States, Stamford, CT, Purchasing

Purchasing Key Account (Project) Manager

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Act as the primary interface for all key stakeholders outside of the purchasing organization as it relates to project management for assigned Business Unit
  • Lead assigned GAIN (Savings) / DtV Projects
  • Develop and track savings KPIs for assigned Business Unit
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to flawlessly execute product launches
  • Ensure proper implementation support, pro-activity addressing potential lead-time and capacity issues
  • Provide assessment of supply business risks & support development of project Business Continuity Plans
  • Involvement during preliminary project scope definition to ensure purchasing is involved in shaping the scope of projects
  • Translate business needs/requests to the category sourcing teams across raw materials, packaging, and contract manufacturing
  • Partnering with category team members to ensure rapid & efficient support from suppliers in scope of projects
  • Safeguard Project Timelines
  • Streamlining the communications process to support on-time delivery of all purchasing inputs/requirements enabling timely project execution.


  •  Education: Bachelor’s Degree minimum.  MBA preferred – Supply Chain, Business, Engineering (chemical and/or packaging preferred)
  • 3+ years experience in purchasing or supply chain in a CPG environment
  • Proficient in data aggregation and analysis (SAP, Excel, PPT)
  • Comfortable managing in a highly matrixed environment
  • Strong negotiation skills with demonstrated flexibility in approach to negotiating based on the situation
  • Strong knowledge of good purchasing practices, supply chain management and contract law as it applies to the procurement process

The salary for this role is $95,000.00 - $120,000.00. 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: 23052849
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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