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Buyer I

Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75062

Company: NCH Corporation

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Buyer I


Thank you for exploring a career with NCH Corporation, an international company where we work in small teams that have a direct impact on success. We’re seeking an entry-level Buyer to join our Purchasing team. The successful candidate will ensure that the right products are available at the right time at the lowest possible cost to meet customer orders. This position will interact with various departments (Marketing, Operations, Accounting, Customer Service, etc.) to insure proper inventory levels, service levels, costs, quality and timely delivery of a variety of inventory line items. He/she will assist in the introduction of new items and drop shipment of special orders. If you’re seeking a position in a personable, stable yet thriving environment, our Buyer opportunity could be a match for you!


A little about us

Applying for a new job is a little like entering uncharted territory. We want you to feel 100% confident about the application process, the position and our company before committing your time to apply, so that none of the above comes as a surprise. Let’s start with some information about NCH so you can get to know us better.

NCH Corporation is a privately held, family-owned, global business headquartered Irving, Texas, near Dallas. We have more than 7,500 employees, offices and facilities on six continents, and clients in more than 50 countries. This includes our corporate headquarters as well as subsidiary companies. We clean and conserve water, save energy, and deliver best-in-class maintenance solutions, with a focus on industrial and commercial businesses.



Culture and benefits

We’re a global company with a family feel, offering the same benefits of an international corporation with the personal relationships of a small business. Working in our small teams and close-knit environment, you’d never guess we had a 7,500+ employee head count. We realize a job is more than just a job – it’s an extension of your life and family – and we’re committed to maintaining just that. For us, culture is not just a perk; it’s essential to how we thrive. And that’s speaking for 100 years in the business!

  • Employee-centric environment (regular corporate activities, personal relationships, small teams)
  • Family-first attitude (work-life balance support, flexible hours)
  • Approachable leadership (collaboration with top leaders, open-door policy)
  • Growth-oriented mindset (autonomy, creative freedom to explore new ideas)
  • Paid vacation and holiday leave
  • Wellness initiatives (on-site fitness facility and cafeteria, planned activities)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships and donations)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401K match)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)

If this sounds like a fit for you so far, keep reading.


A little about you

You have a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Marketing or other related field of study. You are technically savvy in your field and proficient in using basic corporate tools such as Microsoft Office. You may have some experience with buying packaging or equipment, which is a plus!


You are customer oriented.  You are able to proactively identify and exceed customer expectations – both internal and external.  You strive to deliver value and provide timely responses with a positive attitude.  You seek continuous improvement and are willing to challenge the status quo.


You are an excellent communicator. Your strong interpersonal skills give you the ability to develop rapport and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external customers and suppliers. You have strong written and verbal communication skills and carry a professional demeanor.  You are comfortable speaking and working with anyone.


You are accountable and comfortable with making decisions.  You have a high standard of personal integrity and are responsible enough to manage millions of dollars of company funds as if it was your own.


You are highly detail-oriented and analytical. You have the ability analyze complex situations and deliver accurate results with great attention to detail. You approach your work with a zero error mindset and are a reliable resource for quality.


You work well under pressure. You are comfortable with tight deadlines and juggling competing priorities.



Day-to-day work examples

We support growth, opportunity and variety, which means your day-to-day has the potential to adapt with you and your passions. If you’re not challenged and growing, neither are we. For starters, though, here are some day-to-day examples of what you will be doing:

  • Place orders based on Material Requirement Planning, reorder reports, customer orders, special orders, stock/export demand, etc. considering factors of quantity, price, quality, delivery requirements, and shipping points
  • Carry out necessary follow-up and expediting activities to insure delivery as required
  • Acquire quotes, pricing, product information, data sheets, sourcing and samples on both new and existing products
  • Maintain vendor and product files, price lists and computer correspondence related to their product line
  • Interview vendors and their representatives personally by telephone, email and plant visits
  • Examine and approve all invoice variances for orders placed
  • Meet regulatory and safety requirements as required at the national, state, local and NCH level
  • Build and develop relationships with internal customers and suppliers
  • Prepare internal reports; Data management within an item set including vendor data, pricing, item attributes, etc.
  • Other projects as assigned by manager


Sound like a fit for you?

If yes, jump aboard, and apply today.


For next steps, expect a direct phone or email response once we are able to review your application. We are committed to responding to all applicants, no matter the outcome, so we appreciate your patience to allow time for this. In the meantime, learn more about NCH and our culture by checking out our LinkedIn or Facebook page



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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