Ayr Wellness

Inventory Associate

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 11, 2022

Company Description

As the leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.

We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world.

Join us as we create wonder together.

Job Summary

The Inventory Specialist is responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory in their dispensary. They drive sales through maintaining an up-to-date and stocked online and in-store menu. They ensure all AYR policies and regulatory requirements are adhered to. The Inventory Specialist reports to the Retail Inventory Manager and the Dispensary Store Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensure all online menus are up to date and all current inventory is available for patients to shop from. All product information is complete and accurate online and on in-store menus.
  • Identify and communicate areas to improve stock levels to ensure product availability is maintained
  • Process deliveries in a timely manner getting product to the floor as quickly as possible upon delivery arrival

Delivery Intake

  • Receive deliveries and ensure product is received accurately in inventory tracking system
  • Process all third-party deliveries upon arrival at the dispensary. Verify count is accurate and reject any packages/deliveries with discrepancies
  • Create new items in inventory tracking system for third-party items
  • Process all AYR deliveries upon arrival at the dispensary
  • Assign flower to the correct price tier in inventory tracking system, repackage and create new items in inventory tracking system
  • Communicate any discrepancies to AYR production
  • Coordinate all returning manifests and required paperwork to AYR production and third-party vendors

Inventory Management & Compliance

  • Support the Dispensary Manager to ensure the dispensary has the proper inventory controls in place.
  • Perform weekly audits of all inventory rooms and reconcile with MJ to ensure a 100% accurate inventory
  • Organize and lead financial audit counts when requested
  • Assist in performing nightly inventory counts
  • Ensure all returns to the cultivator are processed weekly and the return log is complete and up to date
  • Ensure their dispensary has the following binder system on site and all counts and documentation are complete and compliant with state regulations
  • Daily Sales Floor Counts
  • Weekly Vault, display, and blue bin Audits
  • Outgoing and incoming manifests
  • Understand and follow all inventory regulations put forth by the state to maintain a 100% accurate inventory for all medicated product and less than 2% shrink for non-medicated product.
  • Investigate inventory discrepancies and resolve in a timely manner


  • Participate in staff meetings to continue to train and develop dispensary staff on regulations, AYR policy, and processes pertaining to inventory control
  • Will be required to work on special projects as directed by the Regional Dispensary Manager and Retail Inventory Manager
  • Work with Dispensary Manager to train staff on new inventory processes and procedures as the business needs change


  • Must meet minimum age requirements as determined by local, state, and federal requirements
  • Must complete background check as required by local, state, and federal requirements
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


  • High school diploma/GED required


  • 1-3 years cannabis inventory experience
  • Experience working in a warehouse/supply chain environment
  • Experience in marijuana growing, cultivating, and trimming preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work within a closely supervised environment
  • Works in a timely manner and strives to increase productivity
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Cannabis
  • Solid math skills, language, and reasoning skills.
  • Basic weights and measurement skills, ability to operate a digital scale
  • May be required to work nights and weekends
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication capabilities

Direct Reports

  • No direct reports, but leads project teams

Working Conditions

  • Able to accommodate scheduling that may include varied shifts, weekends, and some holidays
  • Able to escort and assist patients with disabilities in navigating the dispensary, consultation couches, registers, entrances and exits

Physical Requirements

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with staff. Must be able to exchange accurate information about product availability/offerings.
  • Frequently operates computer/POS system and other standard office equipment such as printers, phones, and photocopy machine.
  • The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position when accessing inventory or when operating the computer.
  • The person in this position must be able to observe and assess delivery operations via cameras and monitor delivery activity.
  • Frequently communicates with other staff via Walkie Talkie or Headset.
  • Constantly positions self throughout day when conducting inventory counts, receiving deliveries, or examining merchandise by maintaining the computer and completing reports.
  • Constantly moves and transports dispensary products/totes up to 50 lbs. throughout the dispensary.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At AYR Wellness, our vision is to be a force for good in all we do and to bring lasting positive change to our communities, our industry, and our world. And it wouldn’t be possible without our exceptionally talented team. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the uniqueness of each employee and supports their individual journey in finding their genius and pursuing their passion.

Diversity and inclusion are essential to pursuing our vision for the future, and we believe that our success is dependent on building a truly equitable, collaborative, and inclusive team. One that reflects the diversity of the communities that we serve.

In addition to a generous benefits package, and unparalleled career opportunities, as an employee at Ayr Wellness, you can expect to be provided with industry-leading training which will offer you an in-depth insight into the wonderful world of cannabis.

$17.50 hourly rate


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