HYRBA Inventory Associate, Staff Lead (Outer Sunset, San Francisco) SAN FRANCISCO, CA · Full time

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Inventory Associate, someone who is looking to be part of the team at our first cannabis retail marketplace in San Francisco. As Inventory Associate, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records, managing replenishment of stock, and accounting for all products. You will be required to work closely with the operations team to ensure all products are checked-in, organized, and tracked accurately to effectively manage supply and demand. As a Staff Lead, the Inventory Associate will also be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the work of a team of employees, ensuring that all projects and tasks are completed on time and to the highest standard, and opening / closing of the store as needed. This role will involve managing schedules, providing guidance and support to team members, and collaborating with other departments to ensure the smooth operation of the organization. Must have the ability to solve problems, listen well, and communicate effectively with various audiences. This position works directly with the HYRBA leadership team to meet financial forecasts and drive both short and long-term company growth.


Job Duties:

  • Manage inventory levels by monitoring stock levels and tracking product usage.
  • Work closely with store management team to ensure timely receipt of stock.  Receive, check-in, organize and store, and merchandise products.
  • Generate reports on inventory levels, stock movement, and product discrepancies.
  • Ensure compliance with all local laws, regulations, and company policies regarding inventory management and control.
  • Maintain a clean and organized inventory room in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Perform regular audits of inventory records to verify accuracy.
  • Maintain current and accurate vendor records.
  • Maintaining effective controls on inventory to ensure first in, first out, and effective merchandising of products on the sales floor to preserve maximum quality and freshness.
  • Perform data analysis and forecasting to predict future inventory needs.
  • Coordinate with store management and staff to ensure that work is completed efficiently and effectively.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including customers and vendors.
  • Ensure that team members adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise employees in the absence of a manager, providing guidance, feedback, and support as needed.
  • Drive the implementation of company programs by motivating and supporting the store management team and staff to develop and implement plans that meet objectives.
  • Plans, identifies, communicates, and delegates responsibilities to team members to ensure a smooth flow of operations within the company.
  • Reviews store environments and key business indicators to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead with integrity, honesty, and empathy.


Skills and Experience:

  •  Inventory management and/or retail sales experience (3+ years), preferably within cannabis industry.
  • Understanding of local laws and regulations as they pertain to inventory control and management.
  • In-depth knowledge of the cannabis industry including different strains, products, methods of consumption, and the medicinal benefits of cannabis.
  • Familiarity with inventory management methods, software, and CRM tools.
  • High proficiency in communication and organization; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proven ability to manage teams effectively and build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Experience with cannabis retail POS systems; proficiency with Dutchie is a plus.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Workspace.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong operational skills in a customer-service oriented environment.
  • Performs all job functions with high attention to detail, speed, and accuracy.
  • Ability to work both independently and cohesively as a team member with co-workers.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Working knowledge of business processes and system development.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and inspire a team of employees.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.


What We Offer:

  • Excellent pay and benefits package.
  • Growth and fast advancement opportunities with a growing company.
  • Positive company culture that rewards contributions to the greater goals.
  • Highly collaborative start-up environment.
  • Immediate career advancement opportunities upon opening of additional HYRBA locations in San Francisco and beyond.


Requirements and Details:

  • Work location: San Francisco (Outer Sunset).
  • Must be 21 years of age or over.
  • Travel: Occasional travel may be required.
  • Schedule: This is a highly accountable, goal-oriented position and the schedule is determined by what is required to meet objectives.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and move boxes and materials weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for 8 or more hours.


Job Type:

Full-time, hourly.



$23.50 per hour




Employee discount.

Paid Sick Leave.

Paid Time Off.


For more information, and to apply, please contact:

William Dolan

[email protected]




HYRBA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  HYRBA makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


$23.5 - $23.5 per hour