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Purchasing Agent

Company: Fawn River Cultivation Company LLC
Location: Constantine
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Summary Fawn River Cultivation Company is a vertically integrated seed to sale cannabis company headquartered in Constantine, Michigan. Our focus is to cultivate and provide only the highest quality cannabis flower and premium products while offering world class customer service to our patients and customers.  Fawn River Cultivation Company strives to build a trusted brand that honors the cannabis plant as a holistic approach to wellness.  Our vision for the future is to be nationally recognized as the industry leader for the State of Michigan in cannabis production and distribution.  We will achieve this recognition through our dedication to remarkable quality.   Fawn River Cultivation Company executive leadership team has been organized to encompass a wide span of professional experience that includes commercial cannabis production, sales, marketing, media, web, financial banking, real estate and security.   It is important to build our team with the upmost attention spent on fostering and empowering a result driven culture with a family feel in which everybody thrives in their personal and professional lives.  Together, we are committed to building our team with only passionate, qualified individuals that share our values, culture, and mission of building a trusted brand that honors the cannabis plant and provides a balanced and fulfilling life for our customers. Job DescriptionFawn River Cultivation Company is seeking a purchasing agent to join our Supply Chain team in Constantine, MI. In this role, you will direct the material functions in a high volume, team-oriented environment. You will be responsible for the overall control and movement of materials, including planning, procurement, storage, distribution, scheduling, and inventory of raw materials and finished good products.

  • Perform all processes and programs as it relates to inventory management, purchasing, receiving, and distribution operations
  • Engage new suppliers to gather on-boarding documentation to ensure supplier set-up in timely fashion, working closely with sales, marketing, and accounting
  • Assist in administrative supply chain functions of RFQ, material catalogs, receiving, and accounts receivable
  • Address invoice holds and resolve issues such as but not limited to incorrect receiving, overbilling, lack of funds, incorrect billing, etc.
  • Manage scheduling and procurement to ensure material availability to meet weekly and daily schedules
  • Track, report, and escalate supplier issues and coordinate resolution between internal stakeholders, sourcing & category leads, and suppliers
  • Reconcile PO, Receipt, and Invoice for payment and communicate with supplier, planning, sourcing & category mgmt., quality, requestors, manufacturing & warehousing, and accounts payable to resolve open issues in a timely manner
  • Mitigate Out of Stock SKU's
  • Communicate with suppliers and internal stakeholders on a regular basis to maintain effective relationships and ensure on-time deliveries in a cost-effective manner
  • Develop methods and policies that contribute to the most efficient, safe and economical movement of materials throughout our facilities and network
  • Plan and organize material handling and warehousing functions to best utilize resources, optimize material flows, and mitigate stock out risk
  • Conduct routine cycle count and physical inventory cadences to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Execute sourcing strategy consistent with corporate procurement objectives to acquire new product and materials
  • Participate in network inventory management, including product lifecycle, turns, aging stock, redesign impacts, and obsolescence
  • Investigate and pursue benchmark opportunities and cost saving initiatives
  • Maintain inventory, product catalog, and other API functions of our seed to sale software system
  • Any other duties assigned by the ControllerQualifications:
    • Experience in a highly regulated industry preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Motivated by fast-paced, rapidly changing environments, and unexpected circumstances
    • Ability to adhere to high standards, strict policies & procedures, and regulations
    • Highly organized with strong analytical skills and attention to detail and accuracy
    • A customer orientation - understanding & monitoring the needs of both internal and external customers
    • A love for problem-solving: preventing and solving issues, understanding, and mitigating problems
    • A logistics person with a keen eye for continuous process improvement and optimization
    • APICS certification a plus
    • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing processes
    • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
    • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industrySalary Pay Based on Experience $60,000-80,000

Keywords: Fawn River Cultivation Company LLC, Kalamazoo , Purchasing Agent, Professions , Constantine, Michigan

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