Position:  Operational Buyer- Oils & Extracts
Location:  London, Ontario
Job Id:  1281
# of Openings:  1

Operational Buyer- Oils & Extracts - London, Ontario
High Park Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray, a global leader in cannabis cultivation, processing, and distribution. Tilray serves patients in Canada and around the world with a diverse range of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products as High Park Company focuses on creating distinctive products for adult Canadian consumers.
About High Park Company
High Park Company was established to develop, sell, and distribute inspiring and iconic adult-use cannabis brands. 
About Tilray
Tilray is a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution currently serving tens of thousands of patients in ten countries spanning five continents.
Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the Buyer (Oils & Extracts) is accountable for the oil and extract orders from Tilray, packaging components for oil consuming products (example: droppers & vapes), consumable products used in oil formulation, cost savings initiatives and new product launch support.

Role and Responsibilities

Purchasing Function
  • Oversee the issuance of purchase orders as recommended by the planning system or as requested by Procurement Supervisor.
  • Manage PO approval process, PO revisions, supplier confirmation and returns
  • Manages supplier bidding process with creation of RFQs submission to suppliers and summary returned information as requested.
  • Controls Suppliers compliance to on time delivery, terms and conditions, supply contracts and product specifications.
  • Responsible for communication flow between suppliers and A/P to insure timely and accurate payments to suppliers.
  • Manage supplier quality issues including return material authorization, cause and corrective action documentation and supplier credits.
  • Participates as needed in the Product Specification creation/revision process and facilitates execution with suppliers.
  • Communicate with transportation to insure timely pick up from manufacturing and delivery to other suppliers, distribution centers or end-order fulfillment
Planning Function
  • Manage updates in the planning system to insure accurate purchasing resulting actions.
  • Production material planning integration with printing production tickets and associated production resources
  • Prepare daily and long-term production schedules utilizing ERP and sales forecasts
  • Provide support to Planner to develop delivery commitments by coordinating scheduling activities with production team to balance production capacity, productivity, and on-time delivery metrics
  • Provide support to Planner to develop, publish, and maintain Production Schedule for manufacturing site
  • Analyze priority orders for material /capacity availability and adjust production schedules to ensure on-time delivery
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Must have a degree/diploma in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience directly related to purchasing and planning in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working experience in the Manufacturing industry required
  • Prior experience using an ERP system.
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, solid organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize projects and strategy based on defined corporate goals and initiatives.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and key business partners.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
High Park 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 High Park 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. 
When replying to emails, please ensure the sender name and email address match exactly.  Please also ensure the Reply-To address matches the sending address exactly. If you are concerned about the authenticity of an email, letter, or call purportedly from, for, or on behalf of High Park, please send an email inquiry to infosec@tilray.com


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