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Purchasing Agent

WaterSaver Faucet Co. Chicago, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

Our Company

WaterSaver Faucet Co. manufactures specialized precision valves and faucets for use in science laboratories.  We are a third-generation, family-owned company that has been in business for almost seventy years.  Our products are used around the globe and we are the worldwide leader in our industry.

Our headquarters and main manufacturing facility are located in a LEED Gold certified, state-of-the-art 125,000 square foot building located in downtown Chicago.  This facility is easily accessed from the Kennedy Expressway (I-90) and public transportation.  We also operate a facility in Monterrey, Mexico for manufacturing component parts.

We offer a work place environment that rewards commitment, talent and the drive for excellence and we encourage each employee to take initiative and ownership of their work.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

We are seeking an experienced Purchasing Agent to handle all phases of our purchasing function.  You will be the senior purchasing officer for the company, responsible for procuring all equipment, materials, components and supplies.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identify and qualify domestic and international vendors
  • Prepare bid packages for a wide variety of production parts and materials including metals, forgings, turned/milled bar components, and injection molded plastic parts
  • Evaluate proposals for quality, price, delivery, freight, etc. and recommended optimal proposal
  • Issue and approve purchase orders
  • Troubleshoot and address all issues regarding product quality, service, pricing, etc.
  • Supervise purchasing staff

 

Qualifications:

  • 4-year college degree in manufacturing, supply chain, engineering or operations management
  • 5+ years’ experience in purchasing, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including ERP and MS Office
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to identify problems, think through options and implement solutions

 

Compensation:

We offer the chance to work for a stable and growing company where your contributions and efforts are rewarded.  Specifically:

  • Competitive salary, depending on educational background, skills and experience level
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan plus vision and dental insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Two weeks paid vacation plus ten paid holidays per year
  • Five paid sick days

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.

Company Description
WaterSaver Faucet Co. is a manufacturer of specialized faucets, valves and safety equipment for use in science and research laboratories. We are a third-generation, family-owned company that has been in business for over sixty five years. We are the worldwide leader in our industry.

The headquarters and main manufacturing plant are located in a modern 120,000 square foot facility located just north of downtown Chicago. This factory is easily accessed from the Kennedy Expressway (I90) and by public transportation.

We offer a work place environment that rewards commitment, talent and the drive for excellence.

WaterSaver Faucet Co.

Why Work Here?
We offer a work place environment that rewards commitment, talent and the drive for excellence.

WaterSaver Faucet Co. is a manufacturer of specialized faucets, valves and safety equipment for use in science and research laboratories. We are a third-generation, family-owned company that has been in business for over sixty five years. We are the worldwide leader in our industry. The headquarters and main manufacturing plant are located in a modern 120,000 square foot facility located just north of downtown Chicago. This factory is easily accessed from the Kennedy Expressway (I90) and by public transportation. We offer a work place environment that rewards commitment, talent and the drive for excellence.

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701 W. Erie St.

Chicago, IL
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