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Manager, IT Supply Chain

Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Division: IT (Supply Chain)
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work-setting


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

We’re pushing forward with our mission to open the world to cannabis and are looking for more talented IT professionals to join the journey and support our upcoming initiatives! We have a variety of new and exciting career opportunities in IT dedicated to enhancing the success of our global markets and to learn more, check out the position below or visit our Careers Page - #GrowwithAurora

Are you a diverse IT leader with experience supporting a variety of applications? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and remote work environment? If so, our A-Team may be a great fit for you!


We’re searching for a dynamic professional to plant their roots with us as our newest Manager, IT Supply Chain. In this role, you will report into the Director, IT Operations & Supply Chain and be accountable for leading a team that supports a variety of applications – such as ERP, Computerized Maintenance Management System, Quality Management, etc., in our global regions including but not limited to Canada, Europe and South America.  Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


As the Manager, IT Supply Chain you will…

  • Perform daily operational support of supply chain applications to ensure they meet client expectations
  • Lead a high-performing team of IT professionals to foster their development through coaching, mentoring, and training
  • Liaise with key business stakeholders to define and ensure SLAs are being met
  • Implement the application vision and roadmap which supports the Company’s aggressive growth strategy
  • Ensure proper security measures are implemented to protect computing resources and critical data
  • Collaborate with IT team to ensure production applications are performing and operationally stable, and are meeting client expectations
  • Manage all aspects of business as it relates to IT application systems, including upgrades, testing, and coordinating service outages
  • Work with user groups to define and present the business case for new software capabilities to senior leaders and lead the implementation process to ensure integrations meet functional requirements
  • Support training of new users by ensuring documents and support guides are updated
  • Develop and manage departmental expenditures and ensure alignment with internal operating budgets

You're the ideal candidate if you have... 

  • Experience implementing / supporting the following Supply Chain functions:
    • Cultivation and Extraction (Crop Management, Harvest Management, Stock Process, Fertigation Management)
    • Quality Management (SOPs, CMS, Controls)
    • Demand Planning (Forecasting / modelling, aggregation, management by exception, collaboration between internal and external supply chain stakeholders)
    • Finance Functions (GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange, Inter-Company Transactions)
    • Manufacturing Functions (BoM, Purchasing, Work Orders, Scheduling, Shop Floor, Cost Control, MRP)
    • Warehousing / Inventory Management (Purchasing, Warehouse Management, Stock Transfers, Shipping/Receiving)
  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma, in Computer Science or related field
  • Prior experience managing projects involving multi-disciplinary teams and vendors in fast-paced and innovation driven dynamics
  • Strong knowledge of system integration in large enterprise technology like Mulesoft, SOX, GDPR, PCI-DSS, NIST, HIPPA, PIPEDA, and PII
  • 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience supporting enterprise level applications and infrastructure and managing application support teams in global, remote, and public company environments (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)

Bonus points if you have…

  • Experience supporting ERP (Sage X3), O365, CRM (MS Dynamics) and cloud-based (AWS / Azure) applications
  • Prior work experience managing industrial controls, web development teams and supporting custom configured COTS products
  • Strong knowledge or prior work experience in relevant industries such as cannabis or CPG dynamics


We can’t wait to meet you if you are…

  • A compassionate leader with robust experience managing and coaching high-performing teams in remote and global environments
  • A strategic partner who can build long-term relationships and drive value for an organization
  • A change catalyst who can adapt quickly and influence others to embrace new technologies and improve processes in fast-paced dynamics
  • A dynamic communicator who goes above and beyond to deliver the best user-experience for diverse audiences and explain technical formats in simple terms


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! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • 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 cannabis.


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

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? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (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 recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

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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