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Senior Buyer – Raw Materials & Packaging

Location:
Remote in Canada
Industry:
Cannabis

Argentus is working with one of our longstanding clients in the Cannabis industry on a great procurement role. This organization is a major player and leader in the space, with an innovative line of breakthrough products. Today, they’re looking for a Senior Buyer to join their team on a 12 month contract! 

This Senior Buyer will work remotely from within Canada, and take on procurement ownership for the company’s critical cannabis raw materials and packaging categories. In this role, the successful candidate will provide tactical procurement for the raw materials and packaging categories, working within the company’s Sage X3 ERP system to input data and ensure a strong inventory position, while expediting orders as necessary to optimize the production operation. In this role, you will maintain strong supplier data within Sage, ensuring that pricing, product and supplier information are correct, and onboarding new suppliers within the system. You will work to strategically identify cost savings opportunities in the procurement process, identifying insights about the market for cannabis raw materials and packaging, while benchmarking existing supplier performance and identifying risks along the raw materials supply chain. In addition, you will work in close concert with internal teams including QA, operations and commercial teams to identify and develop new sources of supply, coordinating vendor set-ups within the system and supporting the procurement team with supplier sourcing and negotiation. 

In short, this is a great sole contributor procurement role for a candidate looking to make an impact at an innovative cannabis organization. The successful candidate needs to have strong direct procurement experience within manufacturing, particularly cannabis raw materials and packaging. Our client’s preference is for individuals who have a Cannabis industry background, however they are willing to evaluate candidates with packaging and raw materials procurement experience from the Food, CPG or Pharmaceutical industries. The successful candidate also needs to have exceptional analytical skills, with very strong Microsoft Office experience, as well as experience with Sage X3, PowerBI, and/or other ERP and analytical tools. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a great Procurement contract role, contact Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to recruit@argentus.com.

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.

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