Assistant Buyer

Green Thumb Industries

Pennsylvania, United States

Full time

Oct 16

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The Role 

The Assistant Buyer will have knowledge of cannabis and will utilize a successful track record ofbuying experience to enhance the GTI Nevada Market. The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for managing day-today purchasing activities that all drive towards the strategic goals of the organization: enhanced sales, enhancedmargins, and a world-class patient experience.


Curate a compelling assortment for the CPG categories for our Rise and Essence branded dispensaries

Creates purchasing strategies that correlate to the financial goals of each dispensary

Develops strong relationships with suppliers of cannabis products to ensure consistent access to product for our patients

Anticipates potential problems and risks; generates ideas, insights and solutions to resolve potential problems. Proposes and executes solutions for issues identified during analysis of data

Establishes and maintains a reputation of credibility and responsiveness in the marketplace

Elicits critical information from vendors with regards to market trends and current buying activity of competitors and presents findings effectively

Responsible for managing the full lifecycle of buying product innovation, vendor meetings, costing negotiations, executive reporting, pricing analysis, promotional calendars, and product exit strategies

Builds reports to enhance decision making at all levels of the organization. Reports will include best sellers, promotional expectations, and category performance

Completes and tracks all Purchase Orders for CPG categories

Manages data entry for new products, promotions and discounts for CPG categories

Resolves any Vendor discrepancies for Invoices, Purchase Orders, Missing COA’s, Compliance Violations, and Metric Manifests for respective categories

Understands the competitive landscape of the cannabis industry

Manage appropriate inventory levels to ensure dispensaries can exceed sales expectations

Assists Buyer and performs other ad hoc duties as needed


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred, but not required

1-2 years’ experience in retail buying, merchandising, or planning

Intermediate proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Ability to gather / analyze data and to work with incomplete information

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment

Possesses a high level of critical thinking

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb

Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws.

Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks  

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry  

Must possess valid driver’s license 

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

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