Canopy Growth

Indirect Buyer, Professional Services

Job Description

Posted on: 
November 4, 2021

The Company

At Canopy Growth, our mission is clear: improve lives, end cannabis prohibition, and strengthen communities. We believe that cannabis can be a force for good. We’re building a consumer-centric organization that is focused on sharing the transformational potential of cannabis with the world. We will achieve this through an innovative and disruptive portfolio of cannabis and hemp-derived products.

With millions of square feet of licensed production capacity and operations spanning four continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. We recognize that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth. If you are interested in building global challenger brands, scaling a business, and working in a values-driven environment, we want to hear from you!

The Opportunity

Canopy Growth is looking for an experienced, highly motivated, self-starter who can recognize and address departmental and organizational needs.  The ideal candidate will be able to form and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure that the operations team runs as efficiently as possible. If you have sound judgement mixed with the ability to work as part of an ever growing team we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities  

  • Manage and participate in the contract development and negotiations
  • Manage Services type contracts
  • Negotiate best pricing, terms, and lead times
  • Evaluate suppliers and own the vendor relationship
  • Track orders, lead times, delivery dates, and costs
  • Provide visibility of potential interruptions and present mitigating actions
  • Follow the Canopy Growth Corporation procurement process
  • Organize RFx’s and competitive bids
  • Analyze the spending patterns and discover cost saving opportunities
  • Support other Procurement Specialists in other verticals as required
  • Participate in product development activities to find suppliers and competitive pricing
  • Carefully track and update order statuses
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with suppliers
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal stake holders
  • Knowledge and understanding of sourcing and procurement requirements and practices
  • Other duties as assigned 

Experience 

  • Must have experience in Services type contract development and negotiations
  • Knowledge and understanding of sourcing and procurement requirements and practices
  • Ability to time manage, prioritize, and work under tight timelines, in a very busy environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong Communication Skills - both written and verbal
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of Inco Terms and Trade Agreements
  • Education in Supply Chain Management, or related field
  • SPCM or similar certification is desired 

Other Details

This is a full-time remote role based out of Canada.

We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
One last note: the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.

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