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Job Title: Vendor Analyst

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

Clark Associates, Inc. is the fastest growing distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies in the country.  Products are sold through three channels of distribution, including (e-commerce model), The Restaurant Stores (cash & carry model), and Clark Food Service Equipment (traditional dealer model). The procurement department is responsible for managing the 310,000+ 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. 

A Vendor Analyst is responsible for demand forecasting, inventory management, and pricing research analysis for assigned vendors. Candidates should have strong analytical and communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to quickly adapt to new processes in a fast-paced and forward-thinking work environment.

Job responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and evaluating inventory
  • Executing product inventory process from start to finish including purchase orders, shipment tracking, warehouse communication and invoicing
  • Evaluating vendors based on ability to meet product demand and shipping efficiency standards
  • Analyzing and problem-solving inbound logistics, transportation, brokerage and distribution activities worldwide
  • Market research for product pricing

Job skills:

  • Highly accurate and organized
  • Flexible for the greater good
  • Excellent data reporting and analysis skills
  • Multitasking and managing large, ongoing initiatives
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel

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.