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Job Title: Procurement Planner
Reports: Director, Procurement
Department: Procurement, Supply Chain
FLSA: (Exempt, Full Time)
The Procurement Planner for GTI is responsible for purchasing, vendor management & research, contract negotiation and the day to day purchasing operations. You will develop operate plans to ensure GTI has the resources to support current forecasted business and projected growth to respond to current and emerging markets.
Partner with internal business partners to understand requirements for wholesale goods and ensure those requirements are met in vendor proposals and vendor selection
Execute purchasing for cultivation, processing & retail locations for raw materials, equipment & packaging
Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication, and mitigation of future potential problems
Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times
Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development
Manage the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations
Create reporting tools to enhance the visibility for procurement demands
Partner with internal and external partners to build strategies and procure materials to support the company high growing, fast paced demand
Ensure compliance with company procurement and internal control policies, processes, and standards
Develop effective negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
Estimate risks and apply risk mitigation techniques
Discover and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field: business, supply chain, materials management, engineering
2+ years’ experience in manufacturing or CPG procurement operations
Hands-on expertise developing and implementing programs for cost reduction, supplier performance management and inventory reduction.
APICS or Supply Chain Certification is preferred
Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative, and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness.
Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment.
Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
Possesses a high level of critical thinking.
Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information.
Must pass any and all required background checks
Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
Must possess valid driver’s license
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry
Our Mission: To promote well-being through the power of cannabis.
We’re humble—We prefer quiet confidence and don’t shout about our success.
We’re hardworking—We put our heads down and get the job done.
We’re grateful—Working in our industry is a privilege and an act of service.
We’re transparent—Honest and open communication keeps us healthy as an organization.
We’re collaborative—And believe good ideas can come from anywhere.
We have a growth mindset—One that’s grounded in well-being.
At GTI we believe that our corporate community should be a reflection of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity across race, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, experience, and thought—not only because it is right, but because it makes us better. Our mission—the right to wellness—informs our commitment to champion economic opportunities in communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs through employment and community involvement. GTI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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