Date: Nov 9, 2023

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75052

Company: NCH Corporation

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Supply Chain Planner/Buyer


Thank you for exploring a career with Plumbing Parts Group (PPG), a division of NCH Corporation.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make a difference, then join the PPG team (a division of NCH) as our next Buyer/Planner.  This key role will have the opportunity to interact with diverse groups across the organization and offer input and influence a variety of projects. Not only will this role be responsible for managing the purchasing and planning for a defined item set ensuring the lowest total cost of purchased materials, it will also have the opportunity to participate in special projects. This exciting fast-pace opportunity is perfect for someone who has a passion for trouble shooting, a knack for creative problem solving and talent for creating processes and owning a process from cradle to grave. Join PPG as our next Buyer/Planner, where our future begins with 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 PPG so you can get to know us better.


PPG Inc. houses two of the top brands in the plumbing business. Danco is one of the largest plumbing repair, replacement and remodeling suppliers in the home improvement industry. With over 40 years of experience, Danco focuses largely on empowering "Do-It-Yourself” consumers with plumbing solutions that are as practical, as they are affordable. LSP Products has provided a broad line of rough plumbing products sold mainly through the wholesale and OEM channels for over 40 years. LSP focused on designing and manufacturing innovative products to make a plumber’s job simpler, easier and faster. Learn more at the company’s websites and


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 (paid parental leave, 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, walking trail)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401(k) match)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)


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


Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Establish partnership with functional peers to ensure results
  • Managing the forecast, planning the supply schedule, issuing purchase and assembly orders, confirming orders, and expediting production completion
  • Data management within an item set including vendor data, pricing, item attributes, etc.
  • Interacting with suppliers on order confirmations, receipts, missing invoices, restocking fees, past due orders, quality issues and returns
  • Acting as the buyer/planner representative on customer specific cross-functional teams
  • Coordinate logistics and provide insight to transportation details such as tariffs, duties and freight
  • Partner with the distribution center and marketing to create solutions for component issues, stock-out items, packaging, etc.
  • Manage warehouse replenishments and inventory levels throughout the distribution network



  • High School Diploma or GED required, some college preferred
  • Experience in a supply chain Buyer/Planner role or related CPG industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of CPG procurement processes, contract negotiation, commodity strategies, and strategic supplier management preferred
  • Solid communication skills that include the ability to write and speak clearly, effectively and confidently, disseminate information about decisions, encourage direct and open discussions about important issues; good listening skills
  • Understand purchasing policies and procedures
  • Experience in Invoice reconciliation and inventory management a plus
  • Experience with Oracle/Focus or other ERP system a plus
  • MS Suite of products (Excel, Word, MS Project, Access)
  • Project management skills; Problem solving skills; Communication skills; Intermediate negotiation skills


Sound like a fit for you? If yes, apply today.






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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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