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Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The Company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, and Reliva CBD. Providing customers with innovative, high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and recreational markets wherever they are launched.

 

Aurora is recruiting a Manager, Logistics to be responsible for managing our Western distribution and logistics operations. With operations excellence and continuous improvement as our end goal - this role will work with our 3PL to develop and enhance our distribution networks through effective management of our distribution center operations and cross functional alignment.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
•    Provide oversight to Western DC operations and facilitate the development of SOP’s and performance management KPI’s.
•    Work in conjunction with 3PL management to ensure daily production targets are met and outbound orders are shipped and delivered on time.
•    Perform Regular visits to production and distribution facilities standardize processes and drive continuous improvement. 
•    Work closely with Production facilities to streamline product flow and availability.
•    Work closely with the Sales Operations team to monitor outbound order flow, checking for timeliness and accuracy.
•    Maintain strong relationships with customers, vendors, and service provider contacts to improve overall business performance.
•    Inform cost changes, shipment issues, supply concerns to the appropriate departments in a timely manner.
•    Identify opportunities for cost reduction, material flow improvement, and business development.
•    Accountable to operation spending; budget management, reviewal, and refinement.
•    Initiate and participate on actions to improve processes and performance of operations including working with other facility and functional representatives.
•    Provide project management support for facility operations and corporate initiatives.
•    Drive cross-functional alignment and build consensus across multiple layers in a matrix organization.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
•    Associates or Bachelor’s degree and/or 5+ years of logistics/operations management experience
•    Great understanding of logistics processes in a facility environment
•    Experience operating in a Startup Environment is a valued asset
•    Project and Inventory management skills are key
•    Analytical process view and able to document processes in process-flow
•    Computers and technology oriented, advanced in Excel, as well as ERP and WMS systems
•    Experience at responding to complex and stressful situations and resolving issues positively
•    Strong reporting skills
•    High degree of ability to think strategically and problem solve
•    Able to follow/uphold standard operating procedures precisely & consistently; detail oriented
•    Time management and follow-up skills; highly organized and detail oriented
•    Self-starter with good judgment and can proactively manage up where appropriate
•    Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations
•    Operations excellence and continuous improvement oriented
•    Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
•    Ability to sort, prioritize, retain and analyze information
•    Ability to document relevant information correctly and completely
•    Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, use judgment and remain calm
•    You have reliable transportation to work
•    Able to pass a background screening mandated by Health Canada
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
•    Fluent in both French and English is a plus

 

EXPERIENCE:
•    5-8 years of Supply Chain Management experience
•    5+ years in Logistics, Operations, Warehousing, Fulfillment, and/or Production management
•    3+ years project management and operations excellence experience a plus

 

EDUCATION:
•    Bachelor degree required, Supply Chain or Logistics/Operations Management considered an asset

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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