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Lab Manager
Lab and Extraction

AlfredSkilled Lab Processing Manager with 4+ years in the cannabis industry

Relevant Skills

Creating and implementing new processes, improving result accuracy , increasing efficiency

Expertise Summary
  • Alfred is a Lab Processing Manager with 4+ years of direct experience in the cannabis industry.
    • He received his MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Georgetown University, knowing it would be relevant to cultivation and extraction.
    • Alfred also earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and completed Shimadzu’s certification program for GC-MS and HPLC.
    • He is open to relocation.
  • Alfred started his career at a cannabis lab testing provider as a Scientist and Program Liaison.
    • He started the company’s hemp testing program and recruited 20+ university and state institutions along with 150+ private hemp farmers and processors as clients and partners.
    • As a result, the program generated over $300K in revenue within the first year of launching.
  • Alfred was also a Lab Manager at a cannabis cultivation center.
    • He planned and executed an ice water hash lab expansion, resulting in the addition of several new SKUs.
    • He also introduced a new edible testing method on the HPLC, leading to significantly improved result accuracy and reproducibility.
    • He also overhauled the distillation methods to produce the same yield in less than half the time of the original SOP–results: vape cart production increased by 65%, COGS production was reduced by approximately 20%, and the company reached a 250% ROI within the first 8 weeks of operation.
  • Currently, Alfred is a Processing Manager tasked to create and implement a new review process for the team that facilitated more open and productive dialog between team members and management.
    • Using critical KPIs and the labor footprint, he increased overall team efficiency by 60%.
  • At a cannabis business, Alfred introduced new concentrate production methods to the lab, including live badders, true live resin carts, and THCA diamonds–he developed and validated the diamond production SOP–and the true live resin formulation method.
    • They have produced between 8,000 and 10,000 units of vape carts and around 2,000 units of concentrate on a weekly basis utilizing both hydrocarbon and ethanol extraction methods.
    • This production represents a 25% increase from previous averages.

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