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Buying Manager


Posted by Camofire/BlackOvis on 11/25/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Purchasing

Company Type: Retailer

State: UT

City: West Valley City

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: 95,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

We are seeking an experienced Buying Manager to lead our buying team to continued growth. The Buying Manager's responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining and building relationships with industry manufacturers, coordinating product lifecycle with internal departments, and overseeing the buying team in their daily responsibilities. 

A successful candidate will show the ability to prioritize buying activities and system processes to successfully hit company metrics. In addition, the candidate should have experience forecasting seasonal demand for products while maintaining set inventory levels. 

Work location is in our West Valley City, Utah office/warehouse. Salary is BOE, $95K base. Performance and metric driven bonuses are based on a percentage of salary.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Forecast sales and margin goals

  • Create and maintain vendor relationships

  • Track and report key metrics to leadership team

  • Manage operations of buying team

  • Analyze performance of product categories and individual vendor performance

  • Cross-functionally manage and delegate promotional activities

  • Meet with vendors and strategically plan assortment and sales goals

  • Negotiate with vendors for pricing, terms, and delivery

  • Manage inventory flow to align with overall inventory needs

  • Manage flow of products from from vendor to website front end

  • Work to improve buying systems and processes

Skills Needed

  • Experience in purchasing role or similar position

  • Extensive knowledge of inventory and supply chain management

  • Exceptionally strong Excel skills

  • Process management

  • Retail/Ecommerce experience

  • Supervisory and management experience

  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills


  • 401K match

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Annual performance bonus

  • PTO

  • Industry and employee purchase programs

About Camofire/BlackOvis and are top of the hunting industry ecommerce websites with individually unique focuses. 

 Camofire has been a hunting industry leading flash sale website since inception over 14 years ago. What started as a single item per day has grown to now offer 80 unique deals each day. With brand relationships across the entire hunting and outdoor industries, Camofire is a well established retailer. 

BlackOvis has established itself over the past 10 years as a leading ecommerce retailer by offering the best products from all of the top brands in the hunt and outdoor industries. 

We have a humble philosophy and approach to our team; simply put, nothing is below any of our team members. We work hard, help out and pitch in, working together to achieve goals and meeting the expectations we hold ourselves to and the expectations our customers have. 

Camofire Holdings Inc is the official company name that owns and operates both websites.