Associate Retail Buyer

Location: Newark, NJ

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Job Posted
Jun 03, 2024
Company: Curaleaf

Company & Role Overview


Rooted in


Our Mission:

Our Vision:

Our Values:

  • Lead and Inspire.
  • Commit to Win.
  • ONE Curaleaf.
  • Driven to Deliver Excellence.

Work Location: Remote - Servicing the Northeast Region: MD, NJ and PA.

Curaleaf Culture:

Who You Are:

What You'll Do:

  • Data entry to support the movement of products across the full Supply Chain.
  • Build retail performance reports to enhance decision making at all levels of the organization. Reports will include top performing SKUs, promotional results, inventory levels and store performance.
  • Coordinate the receipt and shipping of all 1 st and 3 rd party goods to and from retail stores to maintain service metrics.
  • Support the execution of purchasing strategies that tie to financial goals of each dispensary, state, and micro-region.
  • Work with buyer to assist in managing localized product assortments that drive profitability.
  • Assist in executing allocations of products across all stores within given state/micro-region.
  • Audit purchasing processes to create "best in class" behaviors.
  • Track the competitive landscape and identify opportunities for Curaleaf brands and products.
  • Generate POs to build and maintain strong business relationships with third party vendors and own the new product creation process.
  • Track credit memos as well as provide recommendations on aging inventory strategy.
  • Identify project opportunities within the site or across the business removing organizational barriers to deliver continuous improvement.
  • Proactively take part in departmental meetings to ensure up to date communication is provided to the team.
  • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management or a relevant field.
  • Ability to work on-site at the Stamford, CT headquarters
  • Minimum of 1 year of prior experience with inventory management, new product inventory planning, buying, merchandising, supply chain, forecasting tools and/or assortment decision making
  • Critical data-driven thinking, sound decision making, and effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills for communication on vendor and colleague levels.
  • Strong ability to negotiate with confidence.
  • Ability to work efficiently towards a set deadline.
  • Knowledge of business data analysis and basic business software
  • Positive and energetic attitude and personality comfortable with rapid change and growth
  • Ability to work individually while contributing to the goal of their office team.
  • Experience in the cannabis industry is a plus.
  • Ability to travel to states within the East Region for 5-10% of a given working month.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in Tableau or PowerBI preferred, but not required.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Retirement Plan - 401(K)
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement Through our Rooted in Good Initiative
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Referral Payment Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Product Discounts

Curaleaf Awards and Achievements:

  • 2023 Ragan's Top Places to Work
  • 2022 TIME100 Most Influential Companies
  • 2020 Cannabis Doing Good's Good Neighbor Award
  • 2020: Minorities for Medical Marijuana's Diversity & Inclusion Award

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About Curaleaf

Curaleaf creates clean, reliable, trusted cannabis products for wellness and medical use. Our highly-skilled dispensary staff is trained—and dedicated!—to help you find just the right method and concentration to achieve your personal cannabis goals