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A little about us 

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you! 


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler. 


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community. 


Job summary 

Are you looking to join a vibrant culture? Does the idea of working with a group of cannabis experts, innovators and enthusiasts excite you? – If so, the A-Team is the perfect place for you. 

We’re on the search for a dynamic professional to join our Supply Chain team in the role of Director, Supply Planning. The ideal candidate will direct and lead cultivation and manufacturing schedules to support operations. This role will appeal to a strategic problem solver who excels at creating complex modelling and thrives in a collaborative environment.  


As the Director, Supply Planning you will… 

  • Manage, coach, and develop the teams responsible for planning (Cultivation, Production and 3rd Party FG) through a culture of skills development and increased accountability. 

  • Meet Supply Chain operation metrics as outlined in the annual operating plan and monthly key performance indicators (KPIs). 

  • Take a hands-on approach to improve processes, tools and collateral (being comfortable with home grown tools and very excel savvy is a must) 

  • Oversee activities involved in the planning of supply from the receipt of forecasting replenishment needs to the delivery of the finished product into the DC.  Continually improve activities that increase our Service Level to the customer. 

  • Maintain relationships with cross functional groups, and foster a culture of safety, lean manufacturing, winning through customers, respect for each other, and process. 

  • Lead, educate, and build continuous improvement to improve efficiency. 

  • Improve, develop and implement processes that support a best-in-class S&OP process. 

  • Oversee and optimize inventory strategies to meet service and financial goals. 

  • Be responsible for managing Slow Moving and Obsolete Goods (SMOG) processes with a focus on continually reducing inventory at risk of write-off. 

  • Manage changes to supply plans and escalation process, make recommendations to mitigate risk. 

  • Lead the supply planning team to create monthly supply plans, and schedule weekly activities. 

  • Identify, track and trend KPIs including schedule adherence, SMOG, service, inventory targets. 

  • Work closely with facilities to define and project capacity, utilization and manage monthly review and related proposals, decisions and actions. 

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams (operations, sales operations, demand planning, finance, engineering, product innovation, and logistics) to lead supply and service discussions, problem solving and prepare team for integrated supply review. 

  • Facilitate the supply review process and coordinate all activities leading to the supply review. 

  • Foster a continuous improvement culture. 

  • Work with a variety of data sources, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and high level of attention to detail 



It would be great if you have… 

  • 8-10 years of experience in a Supply Planning role in a lot-controlled CPG or pharmaceutical environment  

  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading coaching and mentoring a team. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply chain, Business, Engineering, Finance and/or professional designation in Supply Chain  

  • Proven track record of building teams and implementing new processes. 

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of changing deadlines, priorities and requirements. 

  • Experience in Master Production Scheduling and Material Requirement Planning 

  • Experience with ERP system preferably Sage or SAP 

  • Advanced knowledge of computer software applications, with proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word & PowerPoint) 


Bonus points if you have… 

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with 

  • complex data in an environment of changing deadlines, priorities and requirements 

  • Self-motivated, highly organized and detail oriented 

  • Ability to think strategically, problem solve and make quick decisions. 

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational and leadership skills 

  • Effective team player and leader; approachable and supportive 

  • Experience with ERP software such as Sage, SAP 

  • Exceptional change management skills in terms of adopting and implementing tools and technology. 

  • Proven ability to develop and build high performing teams and strong cross functional stakeholder. 

  • relationships 

  • Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations. 

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation) 



Why you’ll love working at Aurora 
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it…  

  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! With flexible working hours to remote work options to paid sick and vacation time, you will be empowered to achieve work-life balance in all that you do. 

  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations. 

  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine).  

  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed. 

  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations. 


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with medical cannabis. 

Next steps 
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit. 
Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways! We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? That’s okay! Visit our careers page to find the perfect opportunity for you or share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think would be a great fit (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!). 

Diversity and inclusion 
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work. 
Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitmen
t and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know. 


If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process. 

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