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Strategic Sourcing Specialist (Temporary Position: Maternity Leave Replacement)

Montreal, QC

We’re looking for great people. Specifically, we’re looking for you to reimagine cannabis with us. We love where we work, we believe in each other, and we learn new things every day. We’ve been doing it since 2016 and have now become Québec’s most innovative cannabis company by leading our industry, developing game-changing products, and enhancing how cannabis grows. And we’re just getting started. Sound like a good fit?

Role Summary:

The Strategic Sourcing specialist is responsible for assessing and managing global sourcing opportunities, building, and maintaining relationships with suppliers, conducting supplier recruitment and assessment, and negotiating contracts. As a strategic sourcing specialist, your goal is to reduce costs and improve delivery time for our company.

How you can contribute:
  • Be a subject matter expert for packaging sourcing and collaborate with Preferred suppliers that can meet the technical needs linked to the requirements defined by the product developer and operations
  • Realization of value analysis & transmission of NPL cost to Finance
  • Follow-up and management of the procurement side project collaboration between internal (R&D, development, quality, procurement...) and external (suppliers) interfaces
  • Launch and management of calls tender, negotiation and contracts as required
  • Ensure the ERP creation of new vendor and items and follow-up of the process
  • Ensure the creation and follow-up of the creation process of any new vendor in collaboration with other internal teams
  • Perform sourcing for products, consider potential/alternative vendors or upon request
  • Perform In-depth quantitative purchasing analysis allowing elaboration & deployment of production and supply optimization strategies in collaboration with the commodity manager
  • Ensure the update of prices with suppliers and the settings in our ERP of our commodity products
  • Ensure the updating and continuity of our purchasing categories in terms of cost, delivery time and quality
  • Be a key contact to build and maintain supplier relationships and provide insight into supplier performance
  • Sourcing equipment link to the need of the internal customer and give market visibility
  • Collaborate closely with the commodity buyer, ensuring all requests are actioned in a timely fashion
  • Ensure to transmits all level of information link to the equipment for each team concerned (internal requester, QA, operations etc.)
You’re really good at:
  • Demonstrates exceptional analytical skills to deliver insights through analysis
  • Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement actions
  • Leadership skills with the ability to influence and motivate teams
  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in French and English
  • High proficiency with ERP systems, Excel
Things we hope you have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field with proven experience in business analytics
  • At least 3 years-experience
  • Experience in consumer goods, pharma, cannabis and/or related industry will be an asset
What you should know about the job:
  • Your role is based in Montreal, QC
  • Ability to attend weekly meetings in Huntingdon
What you should know about ROSE:
  • We cherish Québec’s culture and values.
  • We believe cannabis can help Québecers and Canadians live better lives.
  • We take pride in family, friends and living full, balanced lives.
  • Safety and security is critical to the success our business.
  • We currently work from two locations in Québec: A 55,000 square-foot cutting-edge facility in Huntingdon and new offices in Montréal’s Villeray neighbourhood.
  • Our executives have world-leading experience in government regulated industries.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please reach out (with relevant information and background materials) and let us know why ROSE is a perfect fit for you.

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