Canopy Growth

Team Lead, Procurement Training and Process

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

Reporting to the Director of the Strategic Procurement department, the successful candidate will review and analyze the performance of various internal Procurement processes and makes recommendations for improvements. As a process improvement specialist, you will need to identify the current state of various processes and lead teams to realize future state goals. The other mandate of this position is to lead a successful training program for the Procurement department. Training will be delivered on individual, team and departmental levels. The training specialist will be required to develop, source and delivery various types of training initiatives. Strong knowledge of procurement responsibilities and processes are considered a strong asset.


  • Create, implement and maintain training plans materials for the Procurement team
  • Organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs
  • Identify training requirements for new hires on company policies & procedures & use the best training methods for a specific purpose or audience as required
  • Working cross functionally within the company to align training standards and best practices.
  • Recommend training materials and methods, order & maintain in-house training resources & provide inputs to the department budget
  • Manage documents for staff collaboration and training in SharePoint.
  • Attend seminars and meetings to learn new training methods and techniques and use the knowledge to prepare & coordinate future training sessions.
  • Analyze the performance of various Procurement processes and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Coordinate with internal management and provide process consultation
  • Create and manage process improvement projects with various teams
  • Engage external departments to coordinate shared process improvements
  • Other duties as required.


  • 2-5 years experience providing training to individuals or teams
  • Significant experience in process mapping, flowcharts, etc (Six sigma knowledge and experience is an asset)
  • 2-5 years Procurement experience is an asset
  • Experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry experience is an asset
  • Comfortable with interacting with Senior Levels of Management
  • Knowledge of strategic procurement concepts, ie: supplier sourcing and management, procurement risk, software tools, etc considered an asset
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft 365, Sharepoint and powerpoint
  • Strong ability to listen, capture key points and process elements/sequences and then developing applicable process flowcharts, guidebooks, training material etc.
  • Ability to lead initiatives independently
  • Excellent communication skills as this position requires the delivery of training material
  • Ability to lead teams in various process improvement projects
  • Bachelors degree/College Diploma in Business, Procurement or Supply Chain management preferred
  • Strong analytical, oral communication, and technical writing abilities
  • Development & Delivery experience as an asset
  • LMS platform (Learning Management System) experience

Other Details

Job will be located in either the Kanata or Smiths Falls office. Remote candidates will be considered.

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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