China, Shanghai, Purchasing

Manager Purchasing Supply Resilience

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.

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  • Optimize the e2e value chain demand-to-supply to improve supplier performance level with proactive supplier engagements, supplier quality level & Raw / Packs inventory & consignment stock.
  • Supports the sourcing categories in bringing contractual agreements to a higher level of maturity and standardization with regards to risk mitigation, operational performance and supply chain optimization (MOQ, Incoterm, Lead Time).
  • Ensure supply continuity & manage all critical shortages & FM’s avoiding out of stocks & impact on NES.
  • Ensure consistent global documentation & reporting on supply disruptions & defined supply resilience KPIs in the region.
  • Enhance usage of tool & BI dashboard on supplier performance, supply disruption and proactive risk mitigation & Tier-1 data.
  • Lead local supplier performance evaluations and drive supplier improvement projects to enhance innovation, quality, reduce cost and improve service/efficiency.
  • Identify and elevate areas of risk management and develop actionable mitigation plans with regional alignment.
  • Implement sourcing strategy in local new product development projects and manage purchasing activities with project stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain a multi-functional network of local stakeholders and support for execution of the regional and even global strategy at all levels.
  • Develop subject matter expert of local market intelligence to collaborate with regional team to drive for the supplier full potential.
  • Provide leadership in local purchasing process with regional alignment and actively look for improvement opportunities.
  • Drive the sustainability topic in responsible plants to ensure sustainable supplier base to meet corporate sustainability target.

  • Involve in cross-country purchasing activities.
  • Develop data analytic skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree majoring in Supply Chain / Business Administration / Chemical.
  • 3-5 years’ working experience from chemical related or manufacturing industry.
  • Data analytical skills would be a plus.
  • Fluent in English and Japanese.
  • Excellent communication, questioning, and presentation skills.

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: 24063405
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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