VSC Fire & Security, Inc.
  • 14-Dec-2020 to 28-Feb-2021 (EST)
  • Charleston
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Our fast-growing fire sprinkler protection and life safety system company has a full-time career opportunity for a Purchasing Coordinator for our Charleston District.   We are seeking an individual with experience in the fire sprinkler and/or the construction industry.  With annual sales of more than $130 million, we are growing rapidly and are recruiting top fire protection and life safety talent to join our team.  

Honesty, hard work, safety and quality workmanship provide the foundation for our five decades of success. The American Fire Sprinkler Association independently evaluated VSC Fire & Security, Inc. in key areas including quality of life and industry and community relations and as a result recognized as a Quality Contractor.    

We are looking for a professional Fire Sprinkler/Construction Purchasing Coordinator with a proven track record in fire protection or construction, strong technical expertise, and excellent communications skills.  We recruit and retain top fire protection and life safety professionals by offering: 

  • A challenging work environment with endless opportunities
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Relocation incentive (when appropriate)
  • Top-tier benefit package: medical, dental, vision insurance; Flexible Spending Account(s); life insurance and voluntary life insurance; short term and long term disability insurance; employee assistance program; 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match; and, paid holiday and vacation days
  • A strong safety record including a dedicated Corporate Safety Manager and formal safety policies training programs 

This position requires three (3) years of experience as a purchasing coordinator in a warehouse setting.   Work experience in the fire sprinkler industry or construction preferred.  

A successful Fire Sprinkler/Construction Purchasing Coordinator candidate will:

  • Place daily telephone orders
  • Use computerized purchase order system
  • Execute accurate data entry
  • Receive and maintain inventory records
  • Manage and execute warehouse duties to include:
    • Pull material lists
    • Load and unloading trucks
    • Coordinate deliveries to jobsites
    • Handle pickups from supply houses
    • Verify packing slips and inventory controls
    • Receive material at the loading docks 

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills, accurate keyboarding skills and a solid ability to communicate. This position requires heavy lifting and moving.  We will provide forklift training, if needed.  The position requires a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record for approval to drive a company vehicle.   A background check is required.   

If you are a Purchasing Coordinator with a work experience in fire sprinklers or construction, we are interested in speaking with you. Contact us today! 

 VSC Fire & Security, Inc. is a drug free workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome minorities, females, veterans and disabled candidates.  

To watch a brief video related to the many career opportunities with VSC Fire & Security and to hear from some of our current employees, please click here.

VSC Fire & Security, Inc. is a drug free workplace. 

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We look forward to hearing from you!


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