💰 DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Supply Chain 📛 No license required
About our company
Based in Mississauga, Ontario, TerrAscend is a vertically-integrated Canadian biopharmaceutical and wellness company that creates and delivers quality products and services to address the evolving needs of patients and adult-use consumers. The Company provides support to patients through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Solace Health Inc., a licensed producer of cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations and Solace Health Network Inc., a provider of clinical support and education programs led by health care professionals. TerrAscend launched into the adult-use market in Canada under the Haven St. Premium Cannabis brand through direct and indirect supply agreements in several provinces. The Company holds a partnership with leading researchers in Ascendant Labs, a cannabis biotechnology and licensing company, and also operates a joint venture, SolaceRx, that is in the process of building a drug preparation premises
Maintain subject matter expertise in all import and export operations and evaluate all company businesses and provide require classification.
Evaluate the international landscape for cannabis and determine the best markets to participate in, including understanding and evaluating trade alliances between countries to determine best fit.
Evaluate the cost and pricing landscape of the international markets and determine the best fit for the company as we continue to focus on driving cost down and increasing margins
Administer all import and export of goods and coordinate directly with the QA team to ensure all regulatory approvals have been granted and that all the necessary paperwork has been provided for sign off.
Oversee the handling of all goods and ensure safety and security in all transportation.
Design cost effective methods and analyze the best means of transport for all products as per customer requirement in coordination with manager
Collaborate with senior management and ensure compliance to all trade regulations and changes and provide training to all company employees for all import processes.
Perform all internal and external audits alongside QA required prior disclosures for all processes and supervise efficient working of all external agents such as freight forwarders and customer brokers.
Monitor implementation of all department operations and ensure compliance to all regulations for department and subsidiaries and adhere to all standards for import and export goods and establish all targets and streamline processes to incorporate all government regulations.
Ensure that the ERP system is designed to support import and export activities, working with the IT team to ensure proper system and checks are put in place based on the regulatory requirements of that jurisdiction.
Design all compliance forms and templates and prepare required reports and maintain an efficient import and export classification databases and ensure accuracy in same and ensure compliance to all regulations.
Evaluate international cannabis events to determine best spend and time ensuring that we strategically thing about which international events TerrAscend has a presence at.
Assist all companies in import and export operations and implement trade agreement programs and maintain internal controls for same.
Implementing technical details relating to international transportation, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation
Other duties as assigned
A Bachelor’s degree in a business-related course of study strongly preferred (business administration, marketing, etc.) or a college diploma in logistics or international trade is required
Minimum 5 years of experience in import, export, freight forwarding, and logistics is required
Experience in the Cannabis business development space is considered an asset
Must possess highly developed interpersonal and sales skills
Experience working with top freight forwarders is an asset
Understanding of national and international import/export legislation and the ability to effectively troubleshoot any issues that may arise in international freight transportation
Must demonstrate good understanding of logistical requirements & possesses a superior knowledge of Canadian Import & Export principles
Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and key business partners
Experience in leadership roles and functions
Ability work in a fast-paced environment
Cost-conscious, by choosing best-suited routes and shipment types
Excellent communication skills
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and import/logistics software
Travel required (may include overnight travel, weekends and evenings)
TerrAscend thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.
TerrAscend is a supporter of AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act). Accommodation will be provided to all applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process. TerrAscend is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.