Careers

People who thrive at TallGrass are aligned to our values and care personally about a holistic approach to wellness, business excellence and on-going development.

TallGrass Values

Why work at TallGrass

Are you excited about a career that aligns with your personal values? One where you feel grateful to use your passion for health and sustainability and work with an equally passionate team.

TallGrass might be the right home for you if:

  • You want to use your career skills to make a difference in the health and wellness of our community
  • You want to work somewhere that you can feel proud to share with the world
  • You want to work for a company where people care about each other and contribute to making it a great place to work

Career Opportunities

Accountant (Vancouver BC)

Application closing date: October 25, 2019
Reporting to: Director of Business Intelligence

Job Mission/Summary

We’re looking for a values-based individual to join our accounting team. Your mission to start is to manage our day-to-day accounts receivable and credits processes. As you gain experience and understanding of the business, there are plenty of growth opportunities to take on additional accounting responsibilities making this the perfect role if you are early in your career or looking to expand your experience beyond A/R. The Accountant reports to the Director of Business Intelligence.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Completes daily accounts receivables transactions including bank deposits, payments, credits, collections and expenses with a strong sense of urgency
  • Prepares weekly accounts receivable collections schedules and partners with stores regarding past due receivables and payments skillfully balancing customer loyalty and cash flow
  • Promptly organizes product returns and credits and liaises with store and account managers
  • Performs selective accounts reconciliations
  • Assists with office administrative duties – record maintenance, filing, various projects, reports, and other duties as assigned
  • Assists with some accounts payable – processing expenses and purchase orders
  • Provides occasional back-up support with processing sales invoices
  • Provides occasional back-up support to answering telephones promptly and directs calls politely and in a friendly manner as needed
Competencies:
  • Values-aligned – You are excited about a career that aligns with your personal values
  • Experienced – You have a minimum of 1-year experience with accounts receivable
  • Efficient and Effective – You have a sense of urgency and successful in time management
  • Organized – You are able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and team player – You are calm under pressure and care about team success
  • Detail-oriented – You are able to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
  • Good communication – You are a clear and effective communicator
Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/43752?s=c6
Outside Sales Key Account Manager

South Western Ontario Area
Application closing date: September 18th, 2019
Reporting to: Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Job Mission/Summary

We are looking for a values-aligned Key Account Manager to join our Ontario-based sales team in the South Western Ontario Area in a permanent, full-time capacity. As a Key Account Manager, your mission is to surpass TallGrass sales targets by providing outstanding customer service to a defined territory of new and existing customers, building and maintaining a regular call cycle, developing business plans and marketing for customers, coordinating demos and trainings for both retail staff and consumers. Some travel, attendance at tradeshows, educational seminars and sales meetings will be required.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Presence: Continuously build strong relationships with retail staff and buyers through regular monthly visits and consistent exposure to TallGrass brands through consistent sampling and product updates
  • Performance Driven: Consistently exceeds quarterly sales by brand budget as defined by Sales Management
  • Inspire through education: Demonstrate strong product knowledge and education ability while executing, coordinating and completing all brand training requirements with retailers, annually
  • Analysis aptitude: Consistently manage budgets and execute marketing programs, including ads and demos, to meet or exceed ROI goals
  • Strategic Focus: Achieve and surpass goals on new item placement, off shelf and top selling product placement
Competencies:
  • Experience in the industry – You have previous Key Account Management experience and natural health retail experience, preferably as buyer/manager
  • People Person – You continuously build strong relationships with retail staff and buyers
  • Team player – You love to collaborate and seek to build strong relationships with other TallGrass stakeholders such as co-workers and vendors.
  • Performance driven – You consistently exceed quarterly sales by brand budget by partnering with retailers on promotions, marketing, demos and events
  • Walk the walk and talk the talk – You are passionate about the natural health industry, our brands and our company and that’s reflected in your lifestyle
  • Share your knowledge with passion – You enjoy teaching and talking with people about products, nutrition and natural living
  • Marketing innovation – You consistently manage marketing programs with creativity to grow your sales
  • Organized almost to a fault – You are uber organized, detail oriented and as a result can effectively manage your time and prioritize your tasks.
  • Clear and effective communicator – You are able to clearly and effectively communicate, both written and verbally, with coworkers at TallGrass, our customers and our vendors.
  • Road Warrior – You love being on the road and visit the stores in your territory regularly and consistently.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset – You care about the business in your territory as if it were your own and are a self-motivated, ambitious, high-achiever.
  • Open to new ideas – You have a willingness to learn new things and are adaptable and flexible
  • Creative problem solver and resolution seeker – You come to the table with potential solutions to problems you encounter.
  • Technologically Savvy – You have excellent computer skills including MS Office skills (Excel Word, Outlook) and a willingness to adapt to new programs and tools
Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/43002
Lower Mainland Product Ambassador
Job Summary/Mission:

A TallGrass Product Ambassador is the front line for consumer outreach and ultimately the face of the brand. They are responsible for carrying out product demonstrations in retail stores and engagement with retail staff members. Their role is to educate consumers and encourage trial; reaching as many people as possible and increasing exposure and retail sales of Natural Health Products (Botanica & MegaFood) and/or Natural Beauty Products (AnneMarie Borlind, Gabriel & ZuZu) distributed by TallGrass. This is a part-time, contract position offering a competitive wage.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors
  • an increased sales of TallGrass products at retail partners through in-store product demonstrations.
  • engagement with retail staff members, including sampling and education.
  • basic upkeep of retail merchandising, including notifying TallGrass Account Manager on issues related to testers and retail inventory.
Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Understanding of and passion for Natural Health Products and/or Natural Beauty Products, including an understanding of ingredients, effectiveness, and product usage.
  • Sales ability; must be able to sell a minimum of $200 retail worth of product in a four-hour product demonstration. Natural Health Product retail sales experience is an asset.
  • Dynamic, outgoing personality; comfortable approaching people in-store and starting a conversation.
  • Organized and able to work well independently. Expected to set up demonstrations with retail stores, manage bookings and submit reports on online platform
  • Manage demo inventory, placing orders 2 weeks in advance of scheduled demo.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Effective and professional communicator.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Punctual and reliable. Must be able to meet deadlines and honour commitments.
  • Reliable transportation is an asset.

We are looking for ambassadors that will work in areas such as Vancouver, the North Shore, Coquitlam, Langley, White Rock, etc. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Please get in touch with your availability and where you would be willing to travel. Send your resume to demos@tallgrass.ca with [Lower Mainland Product Ambassador] in the subject line.

GTA Product Ambassador
Job Summary/Mission:

A TallGrass Product Ambassador is the front line for consumer outreach and ultimately the face of the brand. They are responsible for carrying out product demonstrations in retail stores and engagement with retail staff members. Their role is to educate consumers and encourage trial; reaching as many people as possible and increasing exposure and retail sales of Natural Health Products (Botanica & MegaFood) and/or Natural Beauty Products (AnneMarie Borlind, Gabriel & ZuZu) distributed by TallGrass. This is a part-time, contract position offering a competitive wage.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors
  • an increased sales of TallGrass products at retail partners through in-store product demonstrations.
  • engagement with retail staff members, including sampling and education.
  • basic upkeep of retail merchandising, including notifying TallGrass Account Manager on issues related to testers and retail inventory.
Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Understanding of and passion for Natural Health Products and/or Natural Beauty Products, including an understanding of ingredients, effectiveness, and product usage.
  • Sales ability; must be able to sell a minimum of $200 retail worth of product in a four-hour product demonstration. Natural Health Product retail sales experience is an asset.
  • Dynamic, outgoing personality; comfortable approaching people in-store and starting a conversation.
  • Organized and able to work well independently. Expected to set up demonstrations with retail stores, manage bookings and submit reports on online platform
  • Manage demo inventory, placing orders 2 weeks in advance of scheduled demo.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Effective and professional communicator.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Punctual and reliable. Must be able to meet deadlines and honour commitments.
  • Reliable transportation is an asset.

We are looking for multiple ambassadors anywhere between Barrie and Toronto, and Durham and Etobicoke. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Please get in touch with your availability and where you would be willing to travel. Send your resume to vblakeman@tallgrass.ca with [GTA Product Ambassador] in the subject line.

Distribution Centre Manager (Vancouver BC)
Job Mission/Summary

We’re looking for a values-based individual to join our operations team in a newly-created role. Your mission is to manage the day-to-day operations of our Vancouver distribution centre. You know how to optimize processes, layout, scheduling and people to meet shipping targets. You are a leader motivating a team of 10+ through great culture and know how to optimize the flow of goods – both raw materials and finished goods – to keep everything running smoothly. The Distribution Centre Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Manage distribution centre team to ensure 24hr order turnaround and meet monthly shipping targets
  • Recruit, train and coach new team members
  • Ensure workplace health and safety requirements, facilities cleanliness, and security of the work environment
  • Liaise with managers to prioritize orders for the day/week
  • Oversee the safe and accurate receipt, storage, picking/packing, periodic counting, and timely dispatch of goods
  • Plan future capacity requirements and arrangement of goods within the distribution center and organize special requirements for certain stock, such as perishable goods, and fragile items
  • Ensure distribution centre is within or below budget
  • Maintain control logs to ensure site meets regulatory requirements
Competencies
  • Values-aligned – You are excited about a career that aligns with your personal values
  • Efficient and Effective – You have a sense of urgency and manage your time well
  • Organized – You can juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and team player – You are calm under pressure and care about team success
  • Great communicator – You are a clear and effective leader who creates a positive working environment for your team
  • Create a safe working environment – proven experience maintaining and developing processes to ensure team safety is your top priority
  • Creative problem solver – you’ve demonstrated sound judgment in solving a range of distribution challenges ranging from day-to-day deadlines to optimizing order flow
  • Computer savvy – Use your intermediate to advanced level Excel, Word and Outlook skills
  • Analytical skills – Ability to make calculations such as discounts, freight estimates, dimensional weight, invoices, and percentages
  • Physically fit for work – Able to meet physical requirements including: a variety of standing, sitting and walking throughout the day; repeated twisting at the torso while lifting and pulling inventory from shelves; regular lifting of up to 20 pounds and occasional lifting of 30-40 pounds, occasional climbing
Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/44044?s=fc
Distribution Centre Team Member (Vancouver, BC)
Job Summary/Mission:

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Picker/Packer, Shipper/Receiver to join our Warehouse team. This is a Monday to Friday full time position.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Receiving, verifying and inspecting incoming goods against purchase orders.
  • Rejecting unsatisfactory items and recording discrepancies.
  • Picking goods for outgoing orders. Maintaining rotation cycle according to expiration dates.
  • Packaging, wrapping, palletizing and labeling goods for outgoing shipments.
  • Loading and unloading parcels and pallets from trucks using palled jacks or hand carts.
  • Warehouse housekeeping and maintenance duties. Comply with safety, health, environmental, and quality requirements.
  • Material handling Overflow control, replenishment
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Previous Warehouse/Stockroom experience preferred
  • Physically fit. Must be able to lift 30-50lbs regularly
  • Reliable individual, organized, with an ability to calculate, a good memory, and must be able to work accurately in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Good communication (written, listening, understanding, speaking), planning, and teamwork
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects

Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/35165?s=c5

Quality Control Specialist (Vancouver BC)

Application closing date: August 30th, 2019
Reporting to: Director of Operations

Job Mission/Summary

The Quality Control Specialist is responsible for adhering to programs, policies, and practices that ensure operations are in compliance with Health Canada regulations, and ensure that ongoing regulatory compliance is maintained. Responsibilities include SOP management and implementation, finished product release, deviations management and up-to-date operational procedures/processes, and support customer/consumer complaints. The Quality Control Specialist reports to the Director of Operations.

Outcomes/Critical Success Factors:
  • Implement and maintain Site License SOP’s.
  • Work with Regulatory Consultants to license NHP’s.
  • Respond to IRN’s and non-compliances.
  • Obtain Organic certification for products and facility.
  • Inspect, test, and sample products/materials and ensure specification compliance.
  • Ensure product labels are compliant.
  • Respond to customer/consumer complaints
Qualifications:
  • Sound understanding of documentation control principles, good manufacturing practices and quality system requirements
  • Detail oriented with attention to accuracy, ability to independently organize and prioritize in a dynamic environment as well as manage multiple tasks
  • Two years Quality or Regulatory experience with Health Canada compliance requirements, quality systems/tools, finished product release, and document control.
  • Knowledge of Health Canada requirements associated with self-care products. Natural Health Products (NHPs).
  • Proficient in product release process for finished products in Canada
  • A degree or diploma in a science related field Chemistry, Biology.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Adaptable and persistent.
Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/41398?s=c6
Don’t see the right role but still interested in connecting? Send your resume and dream job details to hr@tallgrass.ca.