Laboratory Technician

Location: Arcadia, undefined

Job Posted
Mar 08, 2024
Company: Columbia Care, Inc.

Company & Role Overview


Position Overview:

Major Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Operates all equipment safely and efficiently, including the grinding mill, rotovap, and other processing apparatuses.
  • Assists with refining, distilling, isolating, combining, capturing terpenes, coordinating inventory, analyzing potency, and performing microbial tests.
  • Follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidelines, and applicable government regulations in the industry.
  • Accurately weighs, labels, and stores materials and identify and report any deviations.
  • Manages inventory of raw materials and record data management software platforms.
  • Develops and updates SOPs to ensure safety, quality, and process control.
  • Understands and safely handles hazardous materials and properly use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environment.
  • Performs corrective and preventative maintenance on associated equipment.
  • Monitors and manages lab and processing supplies.
  • Contributes toward an inclusive and positive workplace culture.
  • Works as part of a team to coordinate and meet production schedules and support new product and process development.
  • Exemplifies good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Knowledge & Abilities):

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Associate's degree in a science discipline preferred, not required (biology, chemistry, or chemical engineering, etc.).
  • 1-3 years' experience in pharmaceutical, food, beverage and/or cannabis industries.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and inventory tracking systems experience.
  • Good math and conversion skills.
  • Background in natural product extraction (closed loop extraction systems to include ethanol, essential oil extraction, etc.) desired.
  • Comfortable handling confidential information.
  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn and improve.
  • Availability to work occasional weekends and holidays.
  • Some travel may be required for training purposes.
  • Must have a valid driver's license or State ID card.
  • Must pass all required background checks.

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Additional Abilities Required:

  • The job requires physical activity, including prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting or moving up to 10 pounds (or more with a coworker). Good visual acuity, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to perform repetitive motions with accuracy is required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the company's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made in appropriate circumstances to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of the position.

About The Cannabist Company

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Gender Neutral Facilities, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Mentor Programs, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Working Environment

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About Columbia Care, Inc.

Columbia Care is one of the largest and most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 18 U.S. jurisdictions and the EU. Columbia Care operates 130 facilities including 99 dispensaries and 31 cultivation and manufacturing facilities. Columbia Care is one of the original providers of medical cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the company launched Cannabist, its new retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils, and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, gLeaf, Classix, Plant Sugar, Press, Amber and Platinum Label CBD. For more information on Columbia Care, please visit

Recognized for its comprehensive benefits, ongoing training opportunities and commitment to diversity, equity inclusion both internally and with external vendors, Columbia Care has earned a spot on mg Magazine’s America’s Top Cannabis Industry Employers list.