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Sourcing Agent

Sourcing Agent
Reports to: Sourcing Manager
Comp: BOE

Location: Santa Barbara, CA


Company Overview

Headwaters is a vertically-integrated cannabis company that focuses on cultivation, bulk commodity distribution, and consumer goods. Guided by the tenets of sustainable agriculture and driven by a commitment to transparency, when you see a Headwaters product, you can trust that it does right by you, the environment, and the community.

Run by a group of cannabis innovators with a unique blend of business and agricultural knowledge, Headwaters is proud to be leading the cannabis industry towards a sustainable future. At Headwaters, every decision we make—from production strategy to design—is guided by our three core values: Environmental Awareness, Community Partnership, and Personal Well-Being.


The Opportunity

Headwaters is looking for a Sourcing Agent who will be responsible for sourcing bulk cannabis and managing supply accounts.  The perfect candidate will be able to work independently as well as within a team environment while exceeding our established goals. The ideal candidate is transactional in nature who is also focused on the customer service needs of our supply accounts.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Developing new supplier accounts by nurturing relationships, understanding client problems, and helping clients understand our sales channels
  • Performing QC inspections on available batches of bulk cannabis at supplier sites
  • Reporting batch data and opportunities to the Sales Department
  • Collecting and assessing weekly available inventory reports from existing supplier accounts
  • Working closely with the Sales Department to make successful offers to suppliers
  • Submitting and tracking all required transaction documents when completing a deal
  • Reporting daily to the Sourcing Manager and attending weekly, monthly, quarterly meetings as needed
  • Using company technology tools and resources to complete the work

Qualifications and Skills

  • 2+ years experience in sales or procurement
  • High attention to detail and customer service
  • Must be willing to drive significant amounts of hours to establish and maintain customers
  • Computer skills and understanding of spreadsheet software
  • Self-motivated
  • Past cannabis experience not required, but a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills


A full-time position comes with full health care benefits


Team Player: Proven ability to work cooperatively with team members at all levels

Accountability: Establishes clear expectations for self and others to achieve stated goals and objectives. Sets regular review and oversight procedures against a plan and gives regular feedback to ensure system and record accuracy.

Experience: Demonstrated expertise in their field. Has learned many significant lessons and has been able to implement what they have learned into their career.


  • Ground floor opportunity in a fast-growing startup
  • Collaborative culture with a supportive team
  • A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities

Headwaters provides equal employment opportunities for team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military status or disability in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. We hire and promote individuals based on their qualifications for the position to be filled. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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