Assistant Buyer & Inventory Data Specialist

Full-Time Permanent


Join the purchasing team and assist senior buyers in all aspects of purchasing inventory for all Wilderness Supply retail stores. 


We are seeking an outgoing, highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our growing team. If you have a positive  attitude and a passion for retail and sourcing quality outdoor products, we want to hear from you!

An Assistant Buyer & Inventory Specialist at Wilderness Supply is an entry level position where you will assist senior buyers with all functions of the purchasing process. Prior experience is an asset but not necessary, however only individuals that demonstrate a high level of task and data organizational skills will be considered for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES Include (but are not limited to): 

  • Building repeat orders and restocking store inventory levels
  • Assist on annual booking order projects
  • Maintenance of all supplier contacts, B2B platforms
  • Monitoring incoming purchase orders for accurate arrival
  • Inputting inventory data into purchase orders and updating entry data in store inventory systems.
  • Updating content and SKU maintenance on the website platform
  • Building store SKUs, matrices and inputting UPCs 
  • Inventory counts and spot checks


  • High School completion


  • Previous experience in retail data management is an asset
  • Outdoor experience along our product lines is an asset


As Assistant Buyer & Inventory Data Specialist, you will join a fast paced environment to source out the best gear in the industry for our customers. Efficiency, accuracy and speed are key as you play an important role in making Wilderness Supply the first and last place to shop for outdoor enthusiasts. In this role, you will play an integral part in the professional and timely satisfaction of customer orders and delivering new product arriving to the sales floor. 

Assistant Buyer & Inventory Data Specialists at Wilderness Supply should possess:  

  • A dedication and drive to provide superior customer service 
  • Highly motivated and sales driven mentality 
  • Energetic and positive disposition 
  • A creative ability 
  • Goal oriented with the ability to prioritize and multi-task 
  • Strong decision making skills 
  • Strong oral and written communications skills 
  • Ability to analyze reports and digest large amounts of data 
  • Team oriented commitment  
  • A passion for continuous learning 
  • A strong memory
  • Computer skills in excel, word with typing speeds of 40-50 wpm
  • Ability to travel in Canada and the USA
  • A love for the outdoors, environment and self-propelled activities 


Wilderness Supply offers competitive compensation and incentive plans. Health and Dental, flexible holiday schedules  and equipment and clothing purchase plans are just some of the great benefits to joining our exciting team! 



Anticipated Start Date: Immediate

How to Apply: By Email to info AT

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