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Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  8517  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



The Material Analyst II will take the lead on ensuring materials are set up, approved, and received on time for a new product line.  In this role you will be responsible for the planning and procurement of materials, setting up Kanbans, inventory levels, and inventory accuracy. You will also be responsible for developing and enforcing standard work for implementing and sustaining Kanbans along with leading and facilitating Pull/Kanban Kaizen events.


The Material Analyst II reviews requisitions and releases purchase orders to various suppliers, along with work exception reports to manage inventory and increase our Order to Cash metrics. You will also analyze sales and usage on items stocked to ensure the appropriate SKU’s and quantity are available. 



  • 2+ years materials coordination experience
  • Project lead or management experience
  • Intermediate level experience with Excel
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.
  • Ability to work either independently or in a team environment to achieve personal and team project goals,
  • Experience working with New Product Development a plus
  • Experience working with mult-site locations a plus





We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan

At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world





For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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