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Are you a Chemist with leadership experience seeking an opportunity to join the fast-growing cannabis industry in a testing lab environment? Our client, a multi-state Cannabis Testing Lab, is looking for a Chemist to join their team. We are looking for an energetic, creative, team-oriented person with strong background in analytical chemistry, and excellent organizational and communications skills. We are looking for an individual with few years of analytical lab experience, including daily laboratory sample flow, method optimization/validation, QA/QC and more. The right candidate could be fast tracked into a managerial position very quickly. 


  • Prepare test solutions, compounds, or reagents for conducting tests
  • Sample test to analyze organic or inorganic compounds using chromatography, spectroscopy or spectrophotometry techniques
  • Perform microbiological sample testing for bacteria, or other microorganisms
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analyses
  • Interpretations of data from microbiological plates
  • Test and maintain quality control processes
  • Review data entered into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Follow laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Science, or related science
  • 2+ years’ experience in analytical chemistry
  • HPLC-UV, HS-GC-FID, ICP-MS preferred
  • GMP/FDA experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and judgment skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • May require occasional weekends and holiday work schedules

COMPENSATION: $50,000 – $54,000 plus benefits

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application – 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.

CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM500

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