Procurement Manager

San Francisco, CA

Cookies sells iconic cannabis, with roots that stretch back to garage grows in San Francisco, before the industry was an industry. Our breeders developed many of the world’s most famous strains, from GSC to Gary Payton, and we have flagship stores and infrastructure operating on multiple continents.

At Cookies your work will have a personal impact at truly global scale —in Los Angeles, Detroit, and Barcelona, the quality of our products affect our customers’ lives for the better. We know cannabis can be a force multiplier for equity, economic inclusion, diversity and community, and we are on a mission to bring that culture to the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source and procure all packaging materials, retail, and swag items.
  • Place purchase orders, manage items, and drop shipments through multiple softwares.
  • Manage all packaging/swag designs with the creative team and route to suppliers for approval.
  • Collaborate with the products team to bring product concepts to life via packaging/Creative management.
  • Track and manage spend per category.
  • Maintain supplier relationships and manage communication to ensure quantities, quality and pricing meet standards, as well as handling all administrative duties.
  • Manage vendor invoices process, working closely with Accounting to ensure timely payments.
  • Manage the schedule of inbound and drop shipments, communicating timely or delayed deliveries with the warehouse team and relevant stakeholders.
  • Liaise with planning team to oversee and manage packaging inventory levels.
  • Manage the depletion of packaging as it relates to design changes.
  • Communicate with partners and internal team on material availability and delivery dates.
  • Other duties and projects as directed.

You have:

  • 5+ years of experience in a sourcing or procurement role.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel) and G-suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) knowledge and experience.
  • BA/BS in Supply Chain, Procurement, Business, Operations, Industrial Engineering or similar preferred.
  • Basic understanding of print ready art files.
  • ERP and/or inventory software experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data from a variety of sources.
  • Raw materials and packaging experience strongly preferred.
  • Robust communication, organization and time management skills.
  • Excel in a fast-paced, “always on the go” start-up environment.
  • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and change.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with urgency within a fast-paced environment with often competing priorities.
  • Communicate and work with all levels of employees and partners, both internally and externally, demonstrating expertise and professionalism.
  • Exceptional project and time management skills – highly organized, flawless attention to detail, with a keen ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written, oral and communications skills.
  • Ability to coordinate efforts across departments and execute successful results.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be flexible in a dynamic team environment.
  • Collaborate effectively within a team.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Small but mighty team with exposure to all aspects of the cannabis business.
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees.
  • Mission based company + entrepreneurial work environment.
  • Employee discount, company events, concerts, festivals + much more.

Cookies is a fast-paced, dynamic environment. We are looking for team members who are kind but driven, and who know how to get stuff done. We are a fun, entrepreneurial group focused on culture, community and quality.

We believe that diversity is strength. We encourage all to apply, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We will ensure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process.

This is a full-time position with the ability to work remotely. While our team and company-operated retail locations are primarily located in California, Bay Area residence is preferred.

Come join our team!

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