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Hydropothecary is committed to medical excellence and achieves this through our growing techniques, process control, quality assurance testing, robust research and development, and by offering an exceptional customer service experience. To that end we are seeking skilled, energetic and highly focused professionals to be part of our team.

If you are interested in joining the Hydropothecary team and taking that next step towards a fulfilling career, please send us your resume at resume@thehydropothecary.com. If there are currently no openings or none of the listed openings correspond to your profile, we will keep it in our database for future consideration.

We thank you for your interest and invite you to continue to check back on our website for updates on employment opportunities and other exciting news.

Current Openings

Business Development Manager

Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience. Though we currently sell directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website and 24/7 call center, we are looking forward to recreational markets opening in July 2018. As such, we are currently seeking Business Development Managers in various areas across Canada to work closely with our Vice-President of Business Development in preparation for this new market.

Number of positions available: 3 – Quebec/Maritime, Ontario, Western Canada.

Reporting to the Vice-President of Business Development, the Business Development Manager is involved in planning for upcoming recreational markets, develops and manages relationships with potential retailers (either governmental and/or private) and is responsible for wholesales within these channels. The incumbent’s objective will be to secure distribution and continually expand sales of Hydropothecary’s multiple product lines, positioning Hydropothecary as a core supplier of quality marijuana for recreational use.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key decision-makers from provincial and territorial control boards and/or private retailers charged with oversight of the recreational cannabis, securing Hydropothecary’s position as a core partner and trusted resource within the industry;
  • Leverage relationships to increase Hydropothecary’s visibility, as well as sales and distribution opportunities;
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure achievement of sales and growth targets;
  • Implement and provide feedback on distribution plans for respective provinces and/or sub-markets, report on progress and recommend adjustments as this burgeoning market continues to evolve;
  • Work with Upper Management and Finance to define budgetary requirements and a channel-specific sales forecast;
  • Develop and deliver persuasive presentations to secure distribution of Hydropothecary product, and continually increase market share;
  • Execute an overall sales program that includes services and pricing;
  • Ensure annual sales volumes, revenue and margin contribution meet planned levels in order to meet and exceed the regional business plan;
  • Develop and, upon approval, execute value-added initiatives and programs, such as incentives, events, education programs, etc.;
  • Ensure regular visits to retail locations, provide merchandising and operations assistance, and ensure overall satisfaction of the retailer’s needs and ensuring loyalty to our brand;
  • Manage POS material, from development to delivery and installation;
  • Track industry/competitive information within the province for the recreational cannabis market and report to the Management Team;

Qualifications

  • University Degree in business, sales and/or marketing (or equivalent);
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience, with a proven track record for meeting or exceeding sales targets;
  • Previous experience within a wholesale distribution model is required, with strong knowledge of Canada’s alcoholic beverage industry being an asset;
  • Knowledge of cannabis products and the cannabis industry are an important asset;
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Ability and availability to travel regularly.

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team and being part of this exciting new market, please send us your resume by e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted. Note that candidates must not have any legal impediment to employment.

Dried Product Processing Specialist

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking an Dried Product Processing Specialist who will be responsible for manicuring, milling, decarboxylation and packaging of dried medical marijuana, as well as completing all required documentation. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Monitor, participate in and maintain work flow for each step of the post-harvest production: final manicure, milling, decarboxylation and packaging;
  • Clean and maintain equipment and facilities used in the process;
  • Collaborating with the Quality Assurance team to:

    • lot dried product for sale;
    • submit samples for analysis;
    • observe control points and equipment, as well as monitor resources to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Compile, sort, analyze data and report on production performance;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of cost reduction solutions and reporting systems;
  • Adhere to safe and sanitary working procedures and practices at all times;
  • Assisting the Oil Product processing team as required.

The ideal candidate holds a diploma in science and experience working in a laboratory environment since this position requires strong attention to detail and strict adherence to written Standards Operating Procedure. Organization skills, demonstrated record keeping abilities and proficiency with MS Office are essential. An understanding of Health Canada’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is an asset. Bilingualism is also an important asset.

This is a full-time position, which offers a great work environment and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in joining our team and taking that first step towards a fulfilling career in production, please send us your resume by e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Registration Specialist

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking a Registration Specialist to join our team of professionals responsible for receiving and processing client registrations, and ensuring all related documents are complete and accurate in compliance with the Access to Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Reviewing documentation and entering into database;
  • Communicating with health practitioners and/or customers to validate, correct and/or complete registration forms;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Access to Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations at all times and reporting any notice of non-compliance to management immediately;
  • Supporting the Customer Experience team as needed in regards to the 24/7 concierge service. This includes answering questions from consumers, general public and third parties on Hydropothecary products and services.

This is a full-time, permanent position which offers excellent benefits.

The ideal candidate is bilingual and demonstrates exceptional attention to detail. Strong communication skills and experience in customer service are an important asset. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to manage stress, to follow strict protocols and to handle confidential information. Time-management skills, multi-tasking abilities and a strong work ethic are also a must.

If you are interested in joining our team and taking that first step towards a fulfilling career in customer service, please send us your resume by e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Assistant Grower

Hydropothecary is a licensed producer and distributor of medical marijuana under Health Canada`s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Our company`s founding vision is to combine artisanal growing techniques and quality production with the highest levels of customer service. Out medical cannabis is naturally grown, without the use of synthetic pesticides in state-of-the-art greenhouses. We are currently seeking an Assistant Grower. This is a full-time permanent position which offers excellent benefits.

Role and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Master Grower, the Assistant Grower will execute the following tasks related to production:

  • will maintain and renew mother plants
  • will assist in cloning and germination of new plants
  • will efficiently transplant the plants into desired pots
  • will maintain plants in flowering
  • will effectively scout for insects and diseases
  • will assist in necessary treatments (application of predators, sprays)
  • will be able to follow and supervise work orders provided by the Master Grower
  • will supervise and help with harvesting activities when needed (trimming, drying, etc.)
  • will be able to effectively keep track of inventory of growing plants and work with ICS
  • will be detail oriented and correctly fill out all forms connected to his/her work
  • will show initiative in all activities pertaining to cultivation

Including all of the above-mentioned tasks, the Assistant Grower will know and follow all sanitation regulations, as well as, security regulations in all their performed tasks. They will strictly follow all the operational procedures they are assigned to as described by the SOPs. They will work efficiently, independently and will be very detail oriented. They will be punctual, available and will maintain a good work atmosphere with their colleagues.

Minimum Requirements

  • A college diploma in horticulture or related field is required
  • 2-3 years of work in the greenhousing industry
  • Available to work sometimes on weekends
  • Pesticide certification is a plus, but not necessary

If you are interested in joining our team and taking that first step towards a fulfilling career, please send us your resume by e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Project Manager

The Hydropothecary Corporation is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Product Management Team. The position is based at our facility located in Gatineau, Quebec. This is a permanent, full-time position which offers excellent benefits.

Reporting to the Product Manager (who will oversee the Product Management Team), the Project Manager ensures every project is delivered on time, within budget and scope. Projects will include the quarterly launch of new products, collaborative activities and other product management initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing projects for New Product Introduction (NPI) and new Product Management initiatives from beginning to end.
  • Building detailed project plans and reports to track progress and keep relevant stakeholders up to date on project execution.
  • Coordinating internal resources and dependencies from vendors.
  • Working closely with internal teams such as Sales and Marketing, Operations, QA and Cultivation to define/fine tune product development/management processes.
  • Ensuring products and projects are compliant with the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate holds a PMP designation, combined with a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Project Manager. Experience in project management within the pharmaceutical sector or another FMCG setting is an important asset. Bilingualism is preferred.

Candidates should also have advanced knowledge of G-Suite, MS Office Suite (including MS Project) and other project management software. The ability to work in a fast-aced environment undergoing rapid growth is also essential.

Applicants must not have any legal impediment to employment.

If you’re interested in joining the Hydropothecary team and taking on a new, exciting challenge within our Product Management Team, please send us your resume via e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Graphic Designer

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking a Graphic Designer to join our expanding team. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the incumbent will develop print and digital marketing material, play an active role in ensuring Hydropothecary’s presence on multiple social media platforms, and participate in the execution of various campaigns. Although reporting to the Marketing Manager, the incumbent will be expected to work closely and liaise with our Business Development team and Communications experts.

Among other things, the Graphic Designer will be expected to:

  • Assist in the development, review and update of all marketing materials (print and digital), ensuring branding guidelines are respected at every level;
  • Participate in the development and execution of a Social Media Strategy and generate required imagery for social media;
  • Liaise with service providers, including agencies, art services, printers, etc. to ensure completion of mandates and projects within established timelines;
  • Assist the Marketing Manager in the development and execution of various other marketing campaigns and activities.

Requirement:

  • A diploma in graphic design or other related field (as well as a portfolio) is required;
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator (other program knowledge would be considered an asset);
  • In-depth knowledge of Social Media platforms is an important asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative concepts and visual design to meet business objectives;
  • Experience in conceptualizing and/or creating video content is an important asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment while remaining   organized and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently in French and English, oral and written.

We highly recommend candidates have access to a vehicle. Candidates must not have a legal impediment to employment and will be required to submit a criminal record check prior as a condition of employment.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please send us a copy of your cover letter, resume and portfolio by e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

ERP System Administrator

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

With the upcoming implementation of our new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, we are seeking an ERP System Administrator. The ERP System Administrator is the resident expert on Hydropothecary’s ERP system, data warehouse and management reporting. He/she is responsible for ERP system support, maintenance and configuration. They ensure a positive experience, problem resolution and managing escalations to support business and users in daily operations.

More specifically, the ERP System Administrator will:

  • Develop, monitor, document and maintain best practices for system administration and application security;
  • Manage users and roles;
  • Conduct user training as required;
  • Provide level 1 support, troubleshoot technical and functional issues;
  • Facilitate and follow up on level 2 & 3 support from 3rd parties, liaise with and manage external support when required for troubleshooting, upgrades, etc.
  • Working with a Business Analyst, configure changes for continuous improvement of processes;
  • Construct Queries and export data;
  • Establish regular monitoring and maintenance process and procedure, report on status and performance of the ERP;
  • Verify that design and execution of the systems, configuration and maintenance fulfills SLA goals;
  • Suggest solutions for system design, tuning options and potential issues;
  • Aid the management team in resource planning for future needs.

The ideal candidate holds a post-secondary degree in Information Technology or Business Sciences, with 3 to 5 years’ experience supporting an ERP system. Any other relevant combination of training and experience may be considered. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively is French and in English, both verbally and in writing. Familiarity with Microsoft NAV ERP, Jet Report Enterprise and MS PowerBI are important assets. The ability to work under pressure and the willingness/desire to help the company continually improve upon itself is a must! Candidates must not have a legal impediment to work.

We highly recommend candidates have access to a vehicle. Candidates must not have a legal impediment to employment and will be required to submit a criminal record check prior as a condition of employment.

If you’re interested in taking on a new challenge and being part of a dynamic team of professionals, please send us your resume and coverletter at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Inside Sales Manager

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking an Inside Sales Manager to oversee the activities of our inside sales call center. Reporting to the Vice-President of Business Development, the Inside Sales Manager will lead an inside sales call center workforce through proactive, forward thinking and by demonstrating exemplary sales abilities for revenues generated through both outbound and inbound calls. While being an active member of the inside sales team, he/she will participate in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of sales processes in support of Hydropothecary strategies and objectives.

The Inside Sales Manager will:

  • Actively pursue and achieve personal revenue and/or growth quotas via telephone, email and other campaigns;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other members of Inside Sales Team members that will ensure employees understand Hydropothecary’s objectives and reach individual/corporate sales goals;
  • Work with the VP of Business Development to develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures pertaining to sales – enhancing workflows and implementing accurate forecasting and actionable KPIs/metrics focused on achieving revenue growth;
  • Become a leading resource on customer specific needs and requirements, providing timely information to internal partners. Analyse data and report to Executive team, demonstrating that results are aligned with corporate objectives;
  • Liaise with Business Development and Marketing teams to tailor products and campaigns to customer needs and communicate consistent messages;
  • Assess individual and team performance, communicate progress and encourage achievement;
  • Proactively identify emerging problems and opportunities, and initiate solutions;
  • Work closely with the Customer Experience Manager to ensure client retention by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Work with the VP of Business Development and the Customer Experience Manager to create and implement appropriate action plans that include regular coaching and mentoring of staff on sales approaches and techniques;
  • Ensure compliance with ACMPR requirements at all times. This is a full-time position, which offers a dynamic work environment, competitive pay and excellent benefits.

The ideal candidate holds a minimum of 5 years’ experience specific to inside sales with a proven ability to meet and exceed personal and/or team sales targets or quotas. Candidates must be fluently bilingual and possess exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, in French and in English. While a degree in business administration or related field is preferred, any relevant combination of training and experience will be considered. Experience coaching and mentoring others is required. Candidates should also possess proven problem-solving skills and be forward thinking. The ability to over achieve results while working in partnership with others is also a must.

If you are interested in taking on an exciting new challenge and joining our team, please send us your resume and coverletter at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that candidates must not have a legal impediment to employment.

Inside Sales Specialist

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking an Inside Sales Specialist to join our team of professionals dedicated to providing exceptional service for our clients while achieving sales goals. Your focus will be to ensure that corporate and individual sales goals are obtained while maintaining the professional Hydropothecary etiquette by building strong customer relationships, conducting consultative sales calls utilizing solid knowledge about our product. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Actively pursue and achieve personal/corporate sales goals via outbound telephone and/or e-mail.
  • Strong ability to close sales, while adjusting tactics based on client cues.
  • Capable of relationship building, quick-thinking, and problem solving.
  • Able to thrive in a stimulating sales driven environment.
  • Excellent attitude with great organization and time management skills.
  • Ensure compliance with the Access to Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) at all times and reporting any notice of non-compliance to management immediately.
  • Supporting the teams of Customer Experience and Registration Specialists by participating in the registration process as well as answering inbound customer care calls as needed.

This is a full-time position which offers a dynamic work environment competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The ideal candidate is bilingual and demonstrates exceptional communication skills. Proven experience in Sales, including phone based work, will be an important asset. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to manage stress, to follow strict protocols and to handle confidential information.

If you are interested in joining our team and taking that first step towards a fulfilling career in customer service, please send us your resume and coverletter at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Cost Analyst

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website or via our 24/7 call center. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking a Cost Analyst to work at your Gatineau facility. Reporting to the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, the Cost Analyst supports the Finance and Operations teams, capturing the company’s costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step of production as well as fixed costs, ensuring all information is accurately reported, and provides detailed manufacturing analytics to management for decision making purposes. He/she is responsible for operations performance measurement and plays a key role in supporting manufacturing initiatives.

  • Analyzes the plant’s operating results for raw materials and various other operating expenses, ensure the accuracy of data and reports, develop performance indicators and make recommendations;
  • Support operations in reviewing, analyzing and reporting on inventory valuation, inventory transactions, direct and indirect labour, direct material and subcontract costs, and other overhead costs incurred;
  • Investigate and correct any discrepancies;
  • Prepare weekly/monthly reporting of actual production costs vs standard costs to support company goals;
  • Prepares forecasts, analyzes variances and makes recommendations;
  • Participate in inventory counts, reviewing physical adjustments and requesting recounts as needed;
  • Prepare cost estimates for new products and product pre-stages, as well as cost saving initiatives using inputs from R&D, Operations and Marketing.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Annual Budget and the monthly forecasts by providing inputs and analysis;
  • Work with operations, cultivation and other internal teams to implement more efficient and accurate procedures;
  • Support various accounting and finance projects as required, including month end/year end duties.

The ideal candidate holds a degree in accounting or finance, and possesses a minimum of 3 years’ experience in cost accounting. Experience within a manufacturing industry, as well as analytics and operations research, is an important asset. Proficiency with MS Office suite, particularly Excel, is required. Experience with ERPs such as NAV Dynamics is an important asset. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in French and in English, both verbal and written. Organizational skills and attention to detail are a must. Candidates must also be able and willing to work from our Gatineau (Masson-Anger sector) facility and must not have a legal impediment to employment.

If you’re up for an exciting challenge within a rapidly growing and innovative company, send your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources team via e-mail at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Accountant

The Hydropothecary is a licensed producer of medical marijuana, which is sold legally and directly to patients with a prescription from their doctor through our company website or via our 24/7 call center. Founded in 2013, Hydropothecary aims to provide Canadians with quality products and an exceptional customer service experience.

We are currently seeking an Accountant to join our Corporate Services team. Reporting to the Controller, the Accountant will support all finance department activities: accounts receivable, accounts payable, month/year end routines and financial reporting. Among other things, he/she will:

  • Maintain general ledger balance sheet accounts by reconciling accounts details and control accounts.
  • Identify, investigate, analyze and report on account variances.
  • Adjust general ledger balances by posting and/or adjusting journal entries, and prepare monthly working papers.
  • Monitor the general ledger for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Adhere to and promote accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with federal, provincial, and local financial legal requirements.
  • Participate in the preparation of quarter end/ year end working papers and close routines.
  • Provide support to the financial reporting function by documenting complete and concise variance analysis into their working papers.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Recommend improvements for gathering, summarizing and reporting financial information.
  • Coordinate the accounts receivable process, including triggering the invoice generation, sending batched invoices to insurance companies for timely collection and upload batched cash receipts to the accounts receivable sub ledger.
  • Support the Corporate Service team, as well as other internal teams, as required.

This is a full-time permanent position, which offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The ideal candidate holds a degree in accounting, combined with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in various accounting roles/functions. An accounting designation is not required and all qualified candidates will be considered. He/she must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and attention to detail, delivering accurate information and balanced analysis in a consistent and timely manner. Bilingualism (both verbal and written French) is an important asset. Candidates must be available to work at our facility in Gatineau (Masson-Anger sector) and must not have a legal impediment to work.

If you`re interested in joining a dynamic team of professionals and being part of this growing industry, please send your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources team at resume@thehydropothecary.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only selected candidates will be contacted.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

The Hydropothecary Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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