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Job Title: Senior Buyer

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

Are you a confident, impactful candidate with strong supply chain and procurement experience? Are you looking for a new challenge in your career that pushes you to the next level? Clark Associates is looking for a Senior Buyer to join our team and help our company continue to grow. If you are intelligent, hardworking, and looking to make significant contributions to the entire company, we can help you develop into a successful Senior Buyer.

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 WebstaurantStore.com, The Restaurant Stores, and Clark Food Service Equipment. The procurement department is responsible for managing the 250,000+ items available to those channels.   Our approach to business is how well we can service the customer. How do we do it? We work tirelessly to offer the broadest and best assortment of product, give the best price and value, and always have product in stock. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the placement, tracking, and completion orders with both domestic and oversea factories.
  • Negotiate all pricing and programs for the vendors of categories you own, while maintaining good relationships with vendors.
  • Forecast and maintain inventory levels for all areas of distribution to maximize inventory turnover and shipping time.
  • Research products from new factories and develop product lines to maintain aggressive product options for customers.
  • Manage and market product category and lines through continued new product development and knowledge of market trends and changes.
  • Develop detailed supply chain plan for products under your management to reach both category and company growth goals.

Job Skills:

  • Good communication skills and ability to work across departments to complete tasks.
  • Formulate and execute successful product line strategies that grow the category.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time of many ongoing projects in fast-paced environment.
  • Creative and innovative thinker who can think outside of the box to solve problems and develop new processes.

Come join the Clark Associates team! 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.