Job Description

Posted on: 
May 11, 2022

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Buyer - Leamington, ON

About Tilray

Tilray is a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Latin America that is changing people's lives for the better – one person at a time – by inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life by providing them with products that meet the needs of their mind, body, and soul and invoke a sense of wellbeing. Tilray’s mission is to be the trusted partner for its patients and consumers by providing them with a cultivated experience and health and wellbeing through high-quality, differentiated brands and innovative products. A pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, and distribution, Tilray’s unprecedented production platform supports over 20 brands in over 20 countries, including comprehensive cannabis offerings, hemp-based foods, and alcoholic beverages.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position will provide support to Tilray’s Operations/Supply Chain Department in Leamington, On. The Buyer will be responsible for End To End - Procurement / Supply Chain Process, which would include, but not limited to Identifying Qualified New Vendors, Negotiations, Contracting, Engaging in the RFx Process, Issuing Purchase Orders, Coordination & Communications with Internal & External Stake Holders, to meet the goals and objectives of Lean Manufacturing, for the department & Organization. The successful candidate for this position has experience in GMP / GPP Compliant & Regulated Manufacturing Environment and is from The Produce, CPG, Pharmaceutical or Packaging industry. A strong understanding of procurement, supply chain and continuous improvement processes.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of:

  • Managing Procurement Process for assigned portfolio – Direct, Indirect or MRO

  • Ability to Read, Analyze, And Procure Based on MRP & EDI Reports

  • Track & Monitor Accurately all open purchase orders

  • Provide Regular Up Dates on Inbound Shipments and Vendor / SKU Related Enquiries

  • Ensure Shipments Meet Mandated Quality, Quantity, Documentary & Contracted Requirements. Report Deviation if any

  • Work with Cross Functional Teams & Assist Inventory Control Team with maintaining proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis

  • Develop KPI’s for Supply Chain Partners

To be successful in this position you will have the following:

  • University Graduate with Specialization in Procurement / Supply Chain Management.

  • Familiarity with ROOTSTOCK or similar CLOUD BASED MRP Platform an asset

  • Experience in Inventory Management - When to Utilize – LIFO, FIFO, Cycle Counts, Identify Bin Locations.

  • Demonstrated Negotiations Skills

  • Self-Motivated Team Player with High Level of Integrity & Ethical Qualities, Requiring Minimal Supervision

  • Analytical – capable of understanding total cost of ownership and compare various alternatives, including Transportation & 3PL.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, Create Excel Reports, Power Point Presentations.

  • Familiarity with Payment Term

  • Familiarity with Inco Terms

  • Familiarity with writing & interpreting MSA, SLA, KPI

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in purchasing & managing VMI, MRO, PACKAGING, PRINTING & LABELS, CPG, FOOD Industry.

  • Due to the nature of the business and working with controlled substances, all new employees will be required to complete a background check prior to starting work. This may include: verifying work references, validating all credentials and criminal record checks.

  • It is a requirement that the selected Candidate be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer is presented.

Internal Candidates: For any internal applicants, we ask that you bring a hard copy of your resume with a supporting cover letter to the Human Resources Office, send a direct email to our Talent Acquisition Specialist or apply online at https://www.tilray.com/careers

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not constructed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Tilray is committed to providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment process.

Tilray welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.

Please note that Tilray does not authorize, engage, or sponsor any consultants, agencies or organizations that seek certain personal or financial information from you (e.g. passwords, login ids, credit card information). High Park does not charge any application, processing or onboarding fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process.

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