China, Shanghai, Singapore, Singapore, Purchasing

Regional Logistics Purchasing Manager APAC (Warehousing / Transportation)

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?


  • Ready to join a great team of Henkel Supply Chain team with an exciting job opportunity as a Logistics Purchasing Manager APAC
  • Directly reporting into the Head of Purchasing Logistics APAC
  • Regional and local responsibility for Warehousing, Transportation, Parcel services in collaboration with the Global Category Team Leads
  • Implementation of regional and local Purchasing Logistics Projects
  • Development of middle and long-term strategies to best leverage of the global and regional supply base
    Definition and management of the supplier portfolio as well as establishment of new strategic supplier relationships
  • Challenges and enriches herewith the objectives, goals and strategies, including short/mid/long term financial targets and risk mitigation proposed by the Global Material Group Lead (MGL) or Category Team Lead (CTL)
  • Maintenance and documentation of industry insights and innovations from the markets
  • Project management of regionally steered sourcing activities, prioritized Logistics Set-Up Optimization via tenders for the M&A portfolio
  • Conducts periodical risk assessment and designs and manages adequate countermeasures for selected spend
  • Operation with Supply Chain teams of the business units in order to identify projects leading to cost reduction and service improvement
  • Management of the regional net price development for respective categories / baskets


  • Preferably University Master’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Business Administration
  • At least minimum 5 years of experience in Logistics Sourcing and Supply Chain experience
  • Knowledge of APAC Logistics markets including supply base, general industry information, good purchasing practices and knowledgeable in contracting
  • Logistics sourcing experience in FMCG industry is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with influencing and convincing abilities
  • Project management knowledge and team player attitude
  • Strong Analytical thinking and conceptual skills
  • Conceptual and Business Case Development capability
  • Good purchasing practices, negotiation skill and knowledgeable in contracting
  • English proficiency for working is required, and proficiency in any other Asian languages being a plus
  • Experience of performing purchasing responsibilities to facilitate Transport Management Systems implementation is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, SAP, Transport Management Systems, e-sourcing (SAP Ariba and Coupa) tools

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24064726
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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