Career Opportunity

Buyer – Entry Level

Position:  Buyer – Entry Level

We are currently hiring an Entry Level Buyer to join our purchasing team. We’re seeking a hands-on professional with drive and the ability to identify problems, think through options and implement solutions. This is an excellent position for a candidate seeking a stable position with a successful company, with opportunity for advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Solicit price quotations for a wide variety of raw materials, purchased components and MRO supplies.
  • Assist in negotiating price, lead time or payment terms with vendors when needed.
  • Place purchase orders.
  • Monitor the status of open orders and expedite deliveries where necessary.
  • Resolve any problems or issues with vendors.
  • Maintain our purchasing database.

Qualifications:

  • Recent college graduate with Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain/Economics/ Operations or related business discipline.
  • Excellent computer skills including ERP and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints.
  • Team player and quick learner.
  • Experience with manufacturing and some knowledge of the laboratory environment.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Competitive pay, depending on skill and experience level.
  • Health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.
  • Dental, life and short term disability insurance through Guardian Life.
  • Ten (10) paid holidays and paid vacation.
  • Participation in company retirement plans, including profit-sharing plan and 401K with company match.
  • Opportunities for continuing training and education, including tuition assistance plan.

Job Type:  Full-time

Job Location:  Chicago, IL

Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree

WaterSaver Faucet Co. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing and retaining a diverse work force and providing a safe and healthy work environment.

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