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Job Title: Category Analyst

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

Clark Associates, Inc is the fastest growing distributor of foodservice, hospitality and janitorial supplies in the country.  Products are sold through three channels of distribution, including, The Restaurant Stores, and Clark Food Service Equipment. The procurement department is responsible for managing the 225,000+ items available to those channels.   Our approach to business is how well we can service the customer. In procurement we work hard to offer the broadest and best assortment of product, the best price and value, and to always be in stock. 

As a Category Analyst you will be part of the procurement team.   Within procurement our 5 core functions are Inventory Control, Marketing, Pricing, Negotiating and Sourcing. As a Category Analyst you will act as a support position to Buyers and Vendor Managers for the marketing, sourcing and pricing functions.  A category analyst is responsible analyzing market trends, pricing and product line assortment for their category.  They will be tasked with suggesting changes within their category that will increase category revenue and gross profit.  A category analyst will be an out of the box thinker and must be comfortable presenting their ideas to multiple buyers or vendor managers.  This position could lead to a senior procurement role in Buying or Category Management.

We are looking for a confident, detail-oriented and creative individual who wants to have an immediate impact on a busy and growing company.

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No industry knowledge needed we will train you.  Compensation includes competitive wages, a health care plan, 401K plan and paid time off.  Other job perks include standing desks, on site gym, commercial kitchen in break room and monthly theme lunches and social events.