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Job Title: Supply Chain Analyst Internship

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

Description

At Clark, procurement is more than simply buying inventory: it is carrying a product through its entire life cycle.  We find the products, negotiate costs and programs, set pricing, decide how to market brands, and manage inventory. Because we follow products from start to finish, we are able to create and execute efficient strategies to more effectively increase our share of the market.

Our ecommerce company, WebstaurantStore.com, has revolutionized the supply chain in the foodservice industry, changing the way that everything from foam cups to freezers get into the kitchens and storerooms of restaurants, hotels, schools and hospitals around the world. As a company, we continue to achieve unprecedented and unparalleled growth. Whether importing from overseas or developing new products with domestic partners, we work hard to increase our lead within one of the world’s oldest and largest industries.

Your challenge as a procurement intern will be to maintain and propel that growth through our three separate and unique channels of distribution: Clark Food Service Equipment, The Restaurant Store, and WebstaurantStore.com. You will be tasked with conducting market research on new and existing lines, inventory control projects and product comparisons.  You will have direct Influence over the way thousands of dollars of inventory move from our vendors, through our 8 stores and 8 distribution centers, and finally, to the end user.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing potential new manufacturers/vendors
  • Conducting market research to ensure that we are competitive within the industry
  • Reviewing new items that should be added
  • Creating and analyzing reports to assist buyers in purchasing decisions including pricing, inventory levels, stocking locations, etc.
  • Learning how to effectively plan, prioritize and communicate to succeed in the industry.

Applicants must possess:

  • Exceptional work ethic and decision making skills
  • The ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Talent for out-of-the-box thinking
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment
  • Skill in MS Excel and Access a plus

Benefits:

Applicants can expect to gain comprehensive, real-world experience in marketing, supply chain, and relationship management, as well as a thorough understanding of the complexities of the foodservice industry.

Some of our job perks include competitive pay, training sessions and campus tours, standing desks, and more. Opportunities for shadowing other departments within Clark Associates also exist.  

An Internship with Clark can lead to future employment within the company.

Please include a cover letter with your application.