Job outlook Purchasing Director near Vancouver (BC)

The job outlook for a purchasing director working near Vancouver (BC) is fair over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Purchasing managers (NOC 0113).

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

purchasing director
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Purchasing managers (NOC 0113) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Purchasing managers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,740 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Purchasing managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 15%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 7%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for a purchasing director working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Purchasing managers (NOC 0113) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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