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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.

Oil 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 Oil Product Processing Specialist who will be responsible for the extraction, blending, diluting and packaging of medical cannabis oil, as well as completing all required documentation. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Preparing and operating extraction machinery;
  • Blending bulk cannabis oils to produce a finished oil dilution;
  • Working with the Quality Assurance team to submit samples for analysis;
  • Entering production and analysis data into an oil production database, and ensuring said database is accurate and updated at all times;
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment, utensils and facilities used in the process;
  • Adhering to safe and sanitary working procedures and practices at all times;
  • Assisting the Dry 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.

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.

Corporate Social Responsibility Research Assistant

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 Researcher who will report to the Vice president of Corporate Social Responsibility. The researcher will assist in monitoring social and policy issues, as well as the development of CSR-related programs. He/she will also be responsible for coordinating the daily activities and communications of the VP of Corporate Social Responsibility.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Receiving and triaging incoming calls, emails and/or mail, responding as directed or redirecting to the appropriate team member as required.
  • Coordinating meetings and other events, including: invitations, logistics, catering, agenda and document preparations, etc.
  • Conducting research and develop policies/programs in the area of corporate social responsibility, which may include conducting surveys, analyzing data, compiling and interpreting statistics on social issues and policy areas.
  • Drafting, editing, proofreading and distributing memos, correspondence, presentations and/or reports.
  • Maintains and updates files

The ideal candidate holds a degree in Social Science or another related field. Strong communication skills in French ad English, both oral and written, are essential. He/She must have the ability to multi-task as well as strong attention to detail. Strong knowledge of current events and legislation policies is an asset. Proficiency with MS Office is required.

  • The ability to read and analyse complex information
  • Excellent administration, IT and research skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to create presentation packages/proposals.

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.

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.

Human Resources Advisor

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 Human Resources Advisor to join our expanding team. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Advisor will develop and implement Human Resources programs and policies, advise employees at all levels on HR-related matters and support recruitment efforts as Hydropothecary continues its rapid expansion.

He/she will be expected to:

  • Development and implement various programs and policies;
  • Provide on-going support and coaching to managers and employees: respond to queries, advise on internal policies, ensure compliance with employment standards and best practices, advise on the resolution of employee relation matters;
  • Participate in a full Pay Equity Exercise and ensure on-going maintenance of Pay Equity as the company continues to expand;
  • Coordinate the performance management program, work with managers to address performance issues as required;
  • Participate in full-cycle recruitment activities: work with managers to identify staffing requirements, screen candidates, conduct interviews, complete reference checks and on-board new hires;
  • Coordinate activities of and participate in the Joint Health and Safety Committee;
  • Manage CNESST claims, as required;
  • Coordinate training activities: work with managers to identify requirements, identify suppliers and coordinate training sessions;
  • Maintain employee files, both hard copies and within the HRMS;
  • Complete all other related duties and assist on other projects as they arise.

This is a permanent, full-time position, offering competitive salary and benefits.

The ideal candidate holds a university degree in Human Resources Management or other related field, combined with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a generalist role. Membership in a professional association is an asset. He/she must be fluently bilingual (French and English, both verbal and written). Strong interpersonal and organisational skills are essential. He/she must have demonstrated problem-solving abilities, remain calm under pressure, while always exercising discretion and independent judgement. Proficiency with computers, mainly G-Suite or MS Office Suite, is required. Experience with an HRMS is an asset.

Candidates must be able to travel to and from our facility, located in Gatineau (Masson-Anger sector). Candidates must not have a legal impediment to 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 cover letter 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.

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.

Facilities 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 Facilities Specialist who will report to the Facilities and Security Manager. The Facilities Specialist will work closely with other Facilities staff to ensure the overall upkeep of our installations, maintain production equipment and ensure a safe work environment. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Respond to various requests to repair or replace fixtures and/or equipment. This includes requests such as installing or moving furniture and equipment, drywall repair and painting, minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems;
  • Participate in the development of a maintenance schedule and ensure preventative maintenance of equipment such as HVAC systems, production machinery and building components.
  • Liaise with licensed service providers as required for specific maintenance or installation projects.
  • Conduct workplace inspections to ensure all equipment and workspaces are safe and up to Code, identify and eliminate (whenever possible) Occupational Health and Safety risks.
  • This is a full-time, permanent position which offers excellent benefits.

    The ideal candidate holds a professional diploma or technical degree pertaining to HVAC systems, mechanical maintenance or other related field, combined with a few years’ relevant experience. Basic skills in carpentry, electricity and plumbing are major assets. Forklift certification is also an asset. Candidates must demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities. Bilingualism is an asset.

    Please note that candidates must have access to a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license, in order to respond to emergencies as required from time to time. All employees of the Hydropothecary must also submit to a criminal record check.

    We invite anyone interested in joining the Hydropothecary team and taking that first step towards a fulfilling career to send their resume and cover letter to Human Resources by e-mail at: resume@thehydropothecary.com.

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

Purchaser

We are currently looking for a Purchaser to join our Operations team. The position is based at our facility located in Gatineau Quebec. This is a permanent, full time position which offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Reporting to our Director of Operations, the Purchaser is responsible for coordinating purchases of various products and services at the most competitive prices. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Collaborating with internal teams to understand needs and upcoming requirements, identifying suppliers and obtaining quotes, if needed
  • Researching new and existing supplier base, both locally and overseas;
  • Executing contract negotiations;
  • Preparing purchase orders: verifying specifications and price, obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items, obtaining approval from requisitioning department;
  • Tracing shipments and following up on undelivered goods;
  • Identifying cost saving opportunities; Liaising with Finance for payment of purchases by providing appropriate documentation;
  • Ensuring that the right quality and quantity of goods or services are purchased for the organization, and at the most appropriate time;
  • Monitoring available inventory items: verifying stock and scheduling deliveries;
  • Providing purchase planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • The ideal candidate holds a professional diploma in business administration or chain supply management combined with a minimum of five years experience as a purchasing agent or in a relevant role. Candidates must demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities and be able to communicate verbally in French and in English. Mandarin speaking is considered an asset. Experience with ERP systems and within a manufacturing environment are considered important assets.

    Applicants must not have any legal impediment to employment.

Manufacturing Engineer

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 or 24/ 7 call center. We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team as we work on a 250,000-square foot expansion and prepare for the upcoming adult-use market.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Manufacturing Engineer will develop and improve manufacturing processes, applying best practices and get required buy-in from all stakeholders. He/she will be responsible for planning workflow and training production team members to maximize efficiency and quality. He/she will also be responsible for the development and implementation of maintenance programs of new machinery and equipment, ensuring continued optimal efficiency.

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

Among other things, the Manufacturing Engineer will:

  • Plan and design production area layouts.
  • Research and/or study new machinery and production area layouts, recommending efficient combinations.
  • Design, develop, implement and troubleshoot new and existing manufacturing processes.
  • Collect and compile operational data. Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout.
  • Draft and/or update SOPs, liaise with QA to obtain approval and train staff on work instructions to ensure repeatability.
  • Support decision-making by calculating production, labor and material costs;
  • Conduct studies of the reliability and performance of equipment/machinery and production systems/processes;
  • Develop preventative maintenance standards, schedules and programs for new equipment;
  • Conduct studies to enhance industrial health and safety or to identify and correct hazards upon recommendation from the Joint Health and Safety Committee;
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations and quality assurance requirements.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • University Degree in Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering;
  • Member in good standing of Order of Engineers of Quebec (or equivalent regulatory body);
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing setting;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with complexity in a fast-paced environment, exceptional organizational skills with task prioritization and time-management abilities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingualism (French and English) is an important asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of GMPs is required, while knowledge of the ACMPR is an important asset.

Candidates must be available to work at our Gatineau facility, located in the Masson-Anger area. Candidates must not have a legal impediment to employment.

If you’re interested in joining the Hydropothecary team and being part of our growing business, 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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