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Supply Chain Buyer

Company: Henkel group
Location: Salisbury
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • A flex hybrid work schedule is possible after the on-boarding period.
  • Generate purchase orders to secure material supply to support manufacturing production schedules.
  • Monitor late purchase orders and take actions to mitigate production impact.
  • Identify material shortages and support related efforts (including material shortage reports).
  • Take proactive approaches to identifying reoccurring material issues and determining root cause analysis to prevent future issues or delays.
  • Ensure materials are submitted for recertification in advance of shelf-life expiration.
  • Manage material inventory - support plant inventory improvement efforts, including:
  • Safety stock inventory management for assigned materials.
  • Managing healthy inventory for assigned materials to hold
  • Bring awareness to MOQ misalignments that generate obsolete, slow moving, and blocked stock risks.
  • Take proactive approaches to prevent obsolete, slow moving, and blocked stock for assigned materials.
  • Support plant efforts to reduce blocked stock by managing expiring materials and reviewing blocked stock for assigned materials weekly.
  • Support and actively participate in weekly blocked stock review meetings.
  • Support vendor MOQ initiatives.
  • Support and actively participate in site lean 5S program.Support and actively participate in A3 thinking process.


    • 1+ years' experience in purchasing and planning structures (MRP).
    • Associates or bachelor's degree in materials management, supply chain, or related field preferred.
    • Problem solving ability and critical thinking skills required.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment.
    • Must be able to function in a manufacturing plant environment. Also navigate warehouse and reach items both high and low.
    • Able to lift 50 pounds without restriction.
    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
      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.

      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.

Keywords: Henkel group, Charlotte , Supply Chain Buyer, Professions , Salisbury, North Carolina

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