Buyer Trainee
Clark Associates - Lancaster, PA

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Job Description

Are you a motivated individual with the drive to be the best?

Do you overcome opposition by shaping your environment to accomplish results?

If hard work, difficult challenges, rapid change, and independence describe your ideal position then a career in our purchasing department is for you!

Our Purchasing Team oversees the product levels for all products. As Purchasing Trainee, you will work for a dynamic company. Now is your chance to get your foot in the door and learn our business from the ground up. This is a rapidly growing company with huge long term potential for someone with the right drive. Purchasing experience is not required.

Job responsibilities include:
Negotiate new and existing pricing with domestic and oversea factories
Forecast and maintain inventory levels
Research products from new factories
Research competitor pricing
Coordinate shipments with freight agents

We currently import over $100 million from around the world. As a Buyer Trainee you will be responsible for purchasing from these factories as well as a select group of domestic vendors. Duties include searching for new sources, negotiating new and existing contracts, inventory control, new item set-up, set pricing through research, and maintaining item pricing.

Clark Associates is one of PAs 50 Fastest Growing Companies (09,10,11). We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including 401k match and wellness programs. We believe in working hard, but we also like to have fun - many of our employees enjoy our company-sponsored extracurricular activities, such as our soccer league. Sound interesting? Email your resume and take the first step towards a fulfilling and dynamic career.

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What started forty years ago as an electrical service company with two partners and seven employees has grown into a family of companies...