Friday, February 23, 2024

Orion Wholesale Seeks Shooting Sports Industry Buyer

Jeffersonville, Indiana –- Orion Wholesale, recognized as one of the fastest growing distributors in the hunting and shooting sports industry, is seeking an experienced Shooting Sports Industry Buyer. In this role, the Shooting Sports Industry Buyer will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and procuring firearms, ammunition, and related accessories to support Orion’s premium product offerings and business operations.

The ideal candidate will have experience building strong relationships with strategic suppliers within the shooting sports industry. As a shooting sports industry buyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting comprehensive market research to identify reputable suppliers of firearms, ammunition, optics, and accessories
  • Evaluating potential suppliers based on quality, reliability, and compliance of their products with industry regulations
  • Staying abreast of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to firearms and ensure that all procurement activities comply with legal requirements
  • Negotiating favorable terms and conditions with suppliers, including pricing, delivery schedules and warranty terms
  • Working closely with inventory management teams to maintain optimal stock levels while minimizing excess inventory
  • Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with firearm manufacturers, distributors, and other industry partners
  • Identifying and mitigating potential risks in the supply chain, including disruptions or changes in regulatory requirements
  • Staying informed about industry trends, new products releases, and advancement in firearm technology
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including sales, marketing, and legal teams, to align procurement activities and overall business objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, or related field and/or shooting sports industry
  • Proven experience as a buyer or procurement specialist in the firearms and accessories industry
  • In-depth knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations related to firearms procurement
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain vendor relationships
  • Familiarity with firearm technologies and accessories
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and regulated environment
  • Knowledge of inventory management principles
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions
  • Strong problem-solving abilities


  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401 K with company match
  • Employee discounts on firearms and accessories

Position Location: In-Person

If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for the firearms industry and a proven track record in procurement, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. All offers of employment are conditional on candidates being able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Orion Wholesale is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. For more information including salary range “click here”.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their resumes directly to: Kayla Mancuso at

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About Orion Wholesale

Founded in 2012, Orion Wholesale has grown from a regional to a nationwide distributor carrying over 120 product lines in the shooting sports industry. With a commitment to customer service, competitive pricing, and timely deliveries, Orion is geared for success now and far into the future.

Media Contact:

Joel Harris

Harris Global Marketing & Communications