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Job Title: Buyer Trainee

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

 Looking for a way to get your foot in the door and work your way up?   Apply today for the Buyer Trainee position.  Purchasing experience not required.   If you are responsible, decisive and are a fast learner, you can quickly develop into a full-fledged buyer and from there progress into a Sr. Buyer role leading your own team.   

Our Procurement Department manages over 220,000 SKU’s that are distributed through our three channels of distribution: TheWebstaurantstore.com (Ecommerce Model), The Restaurant Stores (Cash and Carry Model), and Clark Food Service Equipment (Traditional Distribution Model).  Our inventory is logistically managed through our 9 distribution centers across North America.  

Job responsibilities include:

  • Placing orders with domestic and oversea factories
  • Negotiating yearly contracts while maintaining good relationships with vendors.
  • Forecast and maintain inventory levels for all areas of distribution.
  • Research products from new factories and develop product line.
  • Manage and market product category and lines.
  • Develop supply chain plan for products under your management.

We are looking for hard working and intelligent individuals who are good communicators and are computer savvy, especially in Excel.  The better we buy, the more we can sell, and the faster we can grow!   Come be a part of this dynamic team. 

Clark Associates has been one of PA’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for the past 10 years. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, a competitive medical/dental insurance package, 401K match, and wellness programs. Employees appreciate using our onsite gym facilities or benefiting from the gym membership reimbursement program.

Our onsite café allows employees the chance to enjoy fresh, healthy meals without leaving the office! Clark Associates often rewards our hardworking employees with fun events and perks to show our appreciation for their dedication and purposeful work towards our company growth—Catered holiday meals, bringing in popular food trucks, and team building events are just a few things we do to promote an enjoyable, positive work environment for everyone.

This is not a home based position. You must be able to work out of our office in Lancaster,PA.  Please include a cover letter with your application.