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Extraction TECHNICIAN

Job Title:  Extraction Technician

Position Summary: Working as part of a Self Managed Team, the Extractions technician will have a high level of expertise in extraction processes, types and relevance of products and communication skills. The Extraction Technician is primarily responsible for the production processes within the lab. These processes include, but are not limited to, blended solvent extractions, crude refinement and finished products processing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to the industry, safety regulations, local municipal codes and organizational rules, regulations, directives and standard operating procedures

  • Understand and adhere to productions schedules

  • Assist in forecasting production needs

  • Follow employee safety and compliance training

  • Maintain all required manufacturing records during the production process

  • Maintain a clean work environment

  • Must have strong communication skills with the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and verbal formats

  • Must understand and comply with typical laboratory standards

  • Must be familiar with OSHA guidelines for dealing with hazardous chemicals

  • Assist in training of new employees

  • Develop and sustain strong working relationships with fellow team members and others throughout the organization

  • Ensure up to date product and process knowledge is maintained

  • Display a flexible and co-operative approach at all times

  • Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, spreadsheet applications and electronic mail

  • Knowledge and adherence to the policies, procedures and goals of the company

  • Transporting samples to testing facility and other small errands required for lab.

Core Competencies

  • Working knowledge of all cannabis production processes and methodologies

  • Working knowledge of vacuum distillation techniques, equipment and methods.

  • Working knowledge of available analytical tools

  • Working knowledge of 5S, Six Sigma, or other lean manufacturing system.

  • Working knowledge of Google Sheets/Excel

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and master manufacturing documents

  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.

  • Self-awareness and understanding

  • Commitment to self-development

  • Ability to build relationships

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in an extraction lab setting

  • Experience working in the cannabis industry

  • Strong knowledge of extraction laboratory setting requirements

  • Knowledge of ETS extraction equipment

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • The work for this position is performed in an extraction laboratory setting

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Valid MED Badge

  • Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds, may include sitting or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Denver

Salary: DOE

License: MED Badge