Summary Chief Buyer near Saanich (BC)

Find key facts and figures about working as a chief buyer. The following information is applicable to all Retail and wholesale buyers (NOC 6222).


Retail and wholesale buyers buy merchandise for resale by retail or wholesale establishments and are usually responsible for the merchandising operations of retail or wholesale establishments. Retail and wholesale buyers who are supervisors and those who are assistants are included in this unit group.


  • Negotiate prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers
  • Maintain adequate stock levels
  • Establish and maintain contact with suppliers
  • Review requirements of establishment and determine quantity and type of merchandise to purchase
  • Arrange product according to planogram



Median wage in Vancouver Island and Coast Region

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The job outlook is good in Vancouver Island and Coast Region

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College or apprenticeship

College education or apprenticeship training usually required

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