cannabis industry

Purchasing Agent/Buyer sought for I-502 retail store in Olympia

Note: All information posted here was gleaned from the job listing. Please contact original recruiter with questions or to apply.

I-502 retailer in Olympia seeks Purchasing Agent/Buyer

The Purchasing Agent/Buyer position is located within a Cannabis Retailer, and consuming / reviewing the product is part of the job.

If you do not consume cannabis, please do not apply.

Full Time Position / Mon-Fri / Regular Hours / Day Shift
Pay: Dependent Upon Experience

Job Description/Duties:

• Coordinate all activities related to procurement of cannabis beginning with Intent to Purchase through Delivery.
• Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.
• Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used.
• Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the cannabis balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs.
• Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
• Assures that the cannabis is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
• Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.
•Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute cannabis in a cost effective manner.

Preferred Applicants Will Have:

• Prior experience as a Buyer
• Experience in the cannabis industry
• Working knowledge of Purchasing operational functions and responsibilities
• Proficient understanding of purchasing agreements and documents
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Effective negotiating skills and strong analytical ability
• Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with various personality types
• Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline preferred
• Exhibit skills for planning, organizing, and completing work projects

Please reply to this listing via email, with the position desired and first / last name in the subject line. The email must include a resume and list of professional references attached in PDF format.

Full Time Position / Mon-Fri / Regular Hours / Day Shift
Pay: Dependent Upon Experience

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