Canndescent Desert Hot Springs , CA 92240

Posted 4 months ago

Canndescent is a leading cultivator, distributor, and manufacturer of ultra-premium cannabis. We are passionate about creating transformative products that will help tune and enrich the human experience. We strive for excellence by hiring exceptional performers that can contribute to a fun and inspiring work culture. We are currently looking for Buyer for our office in our Desert Hot Springs location.

What you'll be doing:

As the Buyer, you will be responsible for developing and managing our strategy to optimize buying for our company. This role will lead the standardization and transformation of buying by establishing a clear path for growth and innovation, cost savings, new product introduction, custom products development, including spend analysis, contract reviews, pricing, tooling, supplier management, packaging, purchasing, and demand planning.

As the Buyer, you will:

  • Create a vision for and execution strategy for Buying

  • Review new supplier exclusivity and new business opportunities

  • Develop and execute best practices including direct pricing, define lead times, vendor production capacity, vendor agreements, consolidation & SLAs, supplier performance management, tooling, commodity planning, New Product Introduction (NPI) and Custom products to fulfill end-to-end demand

  • Engage suppliers to drive supplier innovation and design for manufacturability

  • Tap into the capabilities and knowledge from the supplier community to facilitate external innovation

  • Collaborate with Finance to validate the impact of contract negotiations

  • Identify emerging trends and requirements for all future product needs

  • Implement standard processes, category management, engage low cost country suppliers, risk mitigation, supplier relationship management

Your experience and skills include:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, Associates required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in global supply chain & procurement, buying, Quality Control with vendors/suppliers, purchasing and planning

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Proven ability to drive cohesion and collaboration among many different people and functions

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Ability to manage large, complex projects and break them down and execute into manageable pieces, develop functional processes, and deliver them in a successful and timely manner

  • Knowledge of 6 Sigma, Lean Experience, Quality Control, Vendor Management Inventory, Kaizens, Workouts, Process mapping, improved productivity

  • Ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

  • Organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities

  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS-Project skills


Equity: When you do well, we all do well. Every employee of Canndescent is an owner of the company

Growth Opportunity: Being part of a company at the forefront of the fastest growing industry in the US.

Healthy work environment: We provide a professional and fun work environment that brings passion and profession together

Health: Medical, Dental, Vision

Paid time off: Vacation and Holidays

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. Canndescent is an equal opportunity employer.

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