Cresco Labs

Analyst, Sourcing

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May 12, 2022

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Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods ("CPG") approach to cannabis, Cresco's house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy's, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco's national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry's first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Cresco Labs is seeking a Sourcing Analyst to assist its Supply Chain organization in managing and executing projects and initiatives focused on transitioning its efforts from the sourcing phase to the fulfillment phase of execution. This role will be tasked with helping not only the Supply Chain organization, but also key stakeholders implement and operationalize contracts and processes to a production / steady state cadence.


Lead the implementation / operationalization of supplier contracts across all spend categories ensuring they transition from sourcing to fulfillment appropriately.

Serve as the Supply Chain representative to cross-functional project teams on small to mid-sized contracts tasked with executing enterprise initiatives.

Manage, direct, and execute supply chain-related tasks associated with enterprise initiatives. Tasks will include but not be limited to negotiating contracts in conjunction with legal and the business owner, creating and releasing purchase orders, developing PowerPoint decks associated with your projects, and driving and capturing savings across all projects you lead and or support.

Coordinate activities across the Supply Chain organization to ensure continuity, standardization and convergence across functions and locations. Activities will include not be limited to following the strategic sourcing process as detailed in the purchasing policy and ensuring all spend being sourced and approved has the proper spend approvals.

Identify both near and long-term opportunities which drive both qualitative and quantitative value for Cresco Labs Examples include supporting and or leading category strategy on a variety of spend categories with the objective of aligning Cresco with the right suppliers that will meet our sourcing objectives which includes but is not limited to cost savings, mitigating business risk, and meeting or exceeding our decision criteria on the product and or service they are providing to Cresco.

Continually monitor, analyze, and assess supplier delivery trends within markets and industries for their impact on Cresco's spend and strategies.

Implement fast-moving changes in reaction to market events such as vendor bankruptcies, mergers, acquisitions, and regulatory changes that impact the supplier/s contracts in the categories that would support and or lead.

Stay current on the latest technologies and developments in strategic sourcing, procurement and contracting helping refine processes and methodologies which drive efficiency and maximum commercial benefit for the enterprise.

Assist in developing Supply Chain strategies across the enterprise and its supplier ecosystem by delivering trend insights., etc For example, raw material commodity costs are decreasing which represents an opportunity to renegotiate our packaging costs.


Bachelor's Degree in Business-related field

1-3 years of progressive business, sourcing, procurement and/or contract management experience.

Project Management experience, preferably supply chain focused, with demonstrated abilities to manage projects to a timeline, ensuring quality deliverables and effective communication with all stakeholders throughout the process.

Subject matter expertise and working knowledge of procurement, sourcing, contract management and finance.

Prior experience with supplier implementation activities.

Strong relationship building and communication skills.

Prior experience with implementing ERP, SRM, P2P and supply chain related technology a plus

Prior experience working in indirect spend categories specifically packaging a plus


Cresco Labs requires that all corporate employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on or before September 30, 2021. If you are offered and accept a position, you will be required to prove your vaccination status prior to when your employment begins. If you require a medical or religious accommodation with regard to vaccination, please let us know once you receive an offer of employment (if applicable).


Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.


Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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