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Cannabis Purchasing Agent
Title:Cannabis Purchasing Agent
Salary Range:$14.25 per hour
Grow Op Farms, the leading I-502 producer by volume of top-shelf cannabis in the state of Washington, is hiring a Purchasing Agent for their Spokane Valley Location. This is a Full-Time position in a high-volume, fast paced, production driven environment. The schedule for this position is Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm.
The ideal candidate is organized, good with direction and follow through, will have excellent verbal and written communication as well as the ability to multi-task to stay on track. Full-Time schedules consist of 40 hours per week with the opportunity for overtime to meet business needs. Affordable benefits offered within 90 days: medical, dental, vision, accident, and life.
*For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter in addition to your completed online application. A resume does not replace application work history.*

Job Summary
This position is responsible for coordinating the inventory needs for facility projects and on-going services to the facility as assigned by the Facilities Director. Supports and adheres to the company's Standards of Conduct & Discipline.
Job Duties/Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.  

  1. Commutes to vendors and supply stores for inventory items.
  2. Tracks and monitors material status for various jobs.
  3. Coordinates freight and small deliveries for facility maintenance operation.
  4. Maintains records including opening and closing purchase orders.
  5. Reports on budgetary positions to ensure purchases are within weekly budget. 
  6. Maintains vendor relations including researching and partnering with current and new vendors to meet material/inventory needs.
  7. Analyzes current inventory levels and replenishes as needed or directed.
  8. Plans current or new processes and projects.
  9. Ensures necessary equipment, supplies, material and tools are available for approved plans. 
  10. Constantly communicates the plan/project progress with team members and leadership.
  11. Receives freight and parcel shipments of goods into the facility. 
  12. Operates forklift to store inventory appropriately. 
  13. Follows safety protocols and standards in daily activities.
  14. Works with leads and co-workers to accomplish daily tasks and address facility’s needs.
  15. Communicates with supervisor and other team members to accomplish company standards and goals.
  16. Assists with Research & Development projects as assigned. 
  17. Performs all other duties/responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

Job Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below.  These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.  

  • Must be 21 years old or older.

Education/Experience:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must have: 

  • High School Diploma or a General Education Degree 
  • Previous maintenance, construction, or general labor experience preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to be be insured under company policy

Physical Abilities:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Frequently sit or stand for long periods of time doing repetitive tasks with hands, pull/push, grasp, walk, reach, taste, smell, climb, stoop/crouch, crawl, carry up to 50 pounds, talk, and/or hear.
  • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: to perform this job successfully, an individual must have: 

  • Adaptability:  ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Analytical Ability:  ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time.
  • Computer/Technical Ability:  working knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software and labeling machines.
  • Dependability:  ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations.
  • Judgment:  ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
  • Language Ability:  ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
  • Problem Solving Ability:  ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
  • Quality Management:  ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others;  ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance; ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work. 
  • Reasoning Ability: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Workplace Environmental Conditions
While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:

  • Noise Conditions:  exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent moderate to loud noise levels.
  • Injury Exposure:  occasionally exposed to workplace hazards or to potential injuries.
  • Atmospheric Exposures:  exposed to dusts, fumes, vapors, or mists that could affect the occupational health of the employee.
  • Toxic Chemicals:  may be exposed to some toxic or caustic chemicals.

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