Our client, a multi state cannabis operator, is seeking an experienced, dedicated and passionate Extraction Lab Manager to join their team near Scranton, PA.
The Extraction Lab Manager will oversee all production, quality assurance, operations, training, safety awareness and personnel at their cannabis extraction facility. This job includes significant administrative and regulatory compliance duties to ensure our client complies with GMP standards.
Most importantly, the Extraction Lab Manager will be a team-player and a respectful collaborator, always using their position to grow the company through the empowerment and development of others.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Operate and manage the high-throughput progression of product through winterization, filtration, and distillation of the resulting crude oil using thin film distillate systems, and finally isolation
- Interview, hire and train required extraction laboratory personnel in order to keep up with production requirements
- Consistently achieve quality end products with repeatability
- Create new and improved product formulations
- Ensuring regulatory compliance, including safety, environmental and document control requirements.
- Ability to resolve any conflict respectfully and in a timely manner, addressing and resolving problems in order to create a culture of engagement and high-performance
- Ensuring equipment reliability throughout production process
- Must be accessible 7 days a week either on-site or by phone to address any laboratory issues.
- Supports the organization by ensuring operations efficiency by implementing and constantly improving cost reduction strategies.
- Investigating all adverse events, errors and complaints; documenting investigations and determining the root cause.
Skills and Education Requirements:
- Previous Hydrocarbon and CO2 extraction experience is required.
- Highly skilled and experienced in botanical extractions including distillation, isolates, and crystallization.
- Experienced in creating crude oil and other related extraction products.
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering or a related field preferred.
- Superior time management skills including the ability to manage multiple issues concurrently and the ability to lead an effective and efficient meeting.
- Exposure to a fast paced and deadline related environment is preferred.
- Knowledge of management and organizational concepts, principles, and techniques with demonstrated professional assertiveness.
- Experience complying with GMP standards
- Excellent critical thinking skills to be able to troubleshoot any issues with the processes and instrumentation.
- Strong math and computer skills, including ability to create and interpret data.
Compensation: $75-85K plus Benefits and 401K
If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.
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