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Purchasing Specialist

Do you have a passion for hunting, shooting and fishing?  Do you love the outdoor industry?  If so, consider MidwayUSA in Columbia, Missouri for your next career opportunity!  We are currently hiring a Purchasing Specialist in the Merchandising department for our Clothing and Footwear line. In this position, you will serve our Customers by selecting products and building relationships with our Suppliers.  

Skills we are looking for in a Purchasing Specialist:  

  • 1-3 years experience in a position requiring attention to detail, and strong verbal and written communication.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field is required
  • Someone who will be a user of MidwayUSA's core products
  • Excellent product and technical knowledge
  • Someone with a positive attitude and a willingness to continuously improve our processes.
  • Finally, a person who is a great fit with our Culture and Values, and who has an active interest in the outdoor/sporting industry.

What our Purchasing Specialist does:

  • Select and import products according to established category budget & overall company budget
  • Meet and negotiate with Suppliers to develop opportunities
  • Review Supplier Performance metrics & suggest & implement measures to drive improvement
  • Participate in Promotions planning and implementation
  • Inventory Management

What We Offer: 

  • Annual Salary Range (commensurate with experience): $53,000-$70,000 with annual benchmarking and pay increases to always ensure a competitive salary
  • Personal growth through a management relationship prioritizing support, empathy, clearly communicated expectations, and consistent modeling of Company Values
  • Promote from Within Strategy
  • Generous Annual profit sharing
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Flexible PTO policy and paid parental leave
  • Excellent choice of health plans (including HSA), dental, and vision benefit options at an affordable price
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance options
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Opportunities for career, leadership, and professional development with conferences, events, and seminars
  • Supplier pro-deals and generous employee discounts

If you are committed to Customer satisfaction and continuous improvement, have a positive attitude, then bring your talents and join MidwayUSA-a company on a mission to be "the best run business in America"!

Apply today! 

MidwayUSA, located in Columbia, MO,  is an industry-leading internet retailer of over 200,000 shooting, reloading, gunsmithing and hunting products. Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (  They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team. For over 45 years MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Hunting and the Outdoors with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.

MidwayUSA is a three-time recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Apply Today!