Allocation Analyst


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Aug 6

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Our Story

MedMen is a cannabis retailer with flagship locations in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, and New York. MedMen offers a robust selection of high-quality products, including MedMen-owned brands [statemade], LuxLyte, and MedMen Red through its premium retail stores, proprietary delivery service, as well as curbside and in-store pick up. MedMen Buds, an industry-first loyalty program, provides exclusive access to promotions, product drops and content. MedMen believes that a world where cannabis is legal and regulated is safer, healthier and happier. Learn more about MedMen at

Job Summary

An Allocation Analyst is responsible for ensuring the right amount of inventory is in the right place, at the right time; defining WOS targets, managing inventory builds for promotions, and managing the DC safety stock inventory.

An Allocation Analyst is responsible for analyzing the business at a brand/category/store level to understand the right amount of inventory to have at each store and in DC in balance with the capacity constraints. They would partner with Planning, Buying, Retail, and Product Vision to make sure inventory in stores reflects the demand of the business and that we have enough safety stock in DC to continue to drive what’s working while minimizing risk of expiring goods.  

Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Partners with Buying and Planning to minimize inventory risks and maximize sales in stores

Manages and optimizes inventory flow to stores in partnership with Buying and Planning

Reviews inventory build needs for upcoming promotions

Closely partners with Logistics on managing allocation strategies

Synergizes with Stores to fine tune WOS targets based on demand and store capacity

Manages the national allocation of accessories in partnership w each state DM’s, Buying and Procurement.

Mines for opportunities to scale or minimize risk of categories and brands from an assortment planning view

Reviews weekly reorder needs in balance with the OTB and in partnership with Buying

Contributes to the weekly business review and quarterly hindsight presentations

Scrutinizes opportunities for continuous replenishment and margin building

(Note:­ The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws, and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Consistent with this commitment, the Company will provide a reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees if the reasonable accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship.)

Basic Qualifications

Has great verbal communications skills to lead high level conversations and synergize with all key cross functional teams

Is fluent in retail math, retail planning and forecasting to be able to deduce key actions from retail KPI’s

Strong Excel skills with formulas and pivots

Has great prioritization and organizational skills

Has strong teamwork skills to work with several cross functional partners

Preferred Qualifications 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

2-3 years of experience in Retail Merchandise Allocation, Planning or similar Analyst role.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities as of now, but possibly in the future

Working Conditions

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Travel Requirements

Occasional LA store reviews and travel 1-2x a year may be required outside of California.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

No Hi-B sponsorship. Completion and successful passing of Background and Drug Screen. No relocation package available.

MedMen Is An Equal Opportunity Employer: We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable laws.

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