Hirsch Pipe Van Nuys Corporate Purchasing Agent | Hirsch Pipe & Supply

Corporate Purchasing Agent

Hirsch Pipe - Van Nuys Corporate

Job Summary

Join the Hirsch Team – it’s not just a job, it’s a career! The Corporate Purchasing Agent/Buyer is responsible for entering into negotiation with suppliers, review job quotes, resolving issues, analyze reports, manage inventory, researching and adding new product lines, and building relationships.


The Purchasing Agent is a key position in the effort to balance the company’s inventory supply with customer demand.  You will act as central coordinator in the supply chain, being responsible for inventory and fill rates.


This individual will work closely with other members of purchasing and inventory control team in order to maximize inventory levels and ROI.  Besides solving day to day Inventory issues, the main objective of this role is to further structure and optimize the supply chain planning by analyzing, evaluating, and detecting improvement potential.

Hirsch is currently seeking energetic, goal oriented, quality individuals
for sales – warehouse – entry level positions
These are full time positions with opportunity for rapid advancement!

Company Overview

Founded in 1933, Hirsch Pipe & Supply is one of the nation's largest regional distributors of plumbing, heating and industrial supplies. Hirsch operates multiple locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, and distributes products regionally, nationally and throughout the world. We proudly support our motto: Hirsch has it…

Hirsch has grown dramatically over the past 5 years, creating opportunities for talented individuals to achieve personal, professional and financial rewards. Our workplace is a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and the Hirsch team is made up of focused individuals who work hard, treat each other with respect, and understand the importance of family. In short, Hirsch is a great place to work!

Job Requirements

  • Five years related work experience in purchasing, inventory, or distribution.
  • Work related experience in the wholesale industry or construction trade.
  • Strong knowledge of plumbing products and supplies.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a well-organized approach to database management.
  • Proficiency in PC applications, including MS Project, Word, PPT, Outlook and Excel.
  • Experience using a computerized MRP or ERP system.
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check

Employee Benefits

Hirsch offers competitive salaries, ongoing training opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • 401K + employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employee purchase program
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay

To apply for this job please email a completed application to [email protected] with the job title in the subject.