Regional Buyer

MedMen

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 www.medmen.com

Job Summary

A Buyer is responsible for orchestrating all points of product buying for MedMen stores in close partnership with Product Vision, Planning, Allocation, Procurement, Marketing, Retail, Logistics, and Visual for MedMen stores in our East Coast locations.

A Buyer is responsible for close partnerships internally and externally to progress and scale the business with the scope to include but not limited to placing new buys, chasing bestsellers,  building replenishment opportunities, surfacing assortment opportunities, marketing coop/promo negotiation, and managing business reviews. Each state has brands exclusive to that specific state, so the Buyer must be able to be flexible with a localized mindset balanced with a national MedMen strategy is essential to the success in the role.

Job Functions

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


Evaluates and Progresses the assortment in partnership with Product Vision, Planning, and Allocation

Manages and builds key partnerships with vendor matrix to scale and progress business

Partners with Visual on managing the monthly floor-set execution; orchestrating delivery, communicating new vendor introductions, requesting samples, etc.

Partners with Store Communication for all price changes, promos, and product issues

Works with Hospitality on the Cannaseur programming for Budtender education

Scrutinizes opportunities for continuous replenishment and margin building

Adheres to existing purchasing policies, processes, and procedures; assists in managing/implementing procurement

Works within a given Open-To-Buy to purchase goods and services

Works the PO Pipeline with Logistics to ensure PO/SKU prioritization

Ensures that products are delivered in a timely manner, and that the quality of the goods received is satisfactory; notifies staff and management of any delays and problems

Negotiates with vendors on cost, mode of shipping, and delivery timing

Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list if applicable; clarifying unclear items; recommending

Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.


(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 negotiate discounts, plan promos, and maintain internal partnerships, and vendor relationships

Is fluent in retail math and able to deduce key actions from retail KPI’s

Has great prioritization and organizational skills

Has strong teamwork skills in order to work with several cross functional partners

Has experience driving an omni view of the business


Preferred Qualifications 



Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred. 3-5 years of experience in Buying, Planning or similar 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

Some travel may be expected for this position.

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.

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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