Lead Extraction Technician

Location: Webster, MA

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Job Posted
May 01, 2024
Company: Curaleaf

Company & Role Overview

Summary

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Our Mission:

Our Vision:

Our Values:

  • Lead and Inspire.
  • Commit to Win.
  • ONE Curaleaf.
  • Driven to Deliver Excellence.

Lead Extraction Technician

Job Duties:

  • Preparing for production by reviewing production schedule; studying and clarifying specifications; calculating requirements; assembling and weighing plant materials and supplies for extraction.
  • Operating highly sophisticated extraction equipment; Processing concentrates and extracts
  • Cleaning and maintaining extraction equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment.
  • Operating, maintaining, adjusting, and repairing laboratory equipment such as extraction vessels, heaters/chillers, ovens, balances, vacuum pumps, and other laboratory equipment.
  • Operating extraction equipment to harvest terpene extracts and cannabinoid-containing extracts.
  • Operating highly sophisticated purification equipment to convert crude oil into decarboxylated oil.
  • Following procedures for extract purification including ethanol addition, winterization, filtration, rotary evaporation, decarboxylation, and distillation.
  • Assisting with the development of further purification processes and in-process materials, including processes for new products.
  • Maintaining inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment, and preparing requisitions as needed, maintaining inventory within state-issued cannabis inventory software.
  • Storing supplies and equipment, disposing of waste according to state guidelines, and keeping laboratory, storerooms and working areas immaculate.
  • Washing and sanitizing laboratory glassware.
  • Performing clerical work related to laboratory activities such as word processing, record keeping, and filing.
  • Maintaining material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products.
  • Performing related duties as assigned

Compliance:

  • Ensure processing operation is fully compliant with state regulations and federal and state law.
  • Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements.
  • Maintaining strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and batch records

Job Qualification Requirements:

  • Associates Degree with 1-2 years of experience in a laboratory or manufacturing setting preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience with Supercritical Extraction highly preferred

Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with Supercritical Extraction and Rotary Evaporation desired
  • Mechanical inclination with the ability to monitor, maintain and troubleshoot/repair laboratory equipment
  • Ability to keep precise, highly detailed, and accurate records of calculations, procedures, and inventory of equipment, chemicals, consumables, and production
  • Knowledge of scientific laboratory procedures and techniques as used in a chemistry laboratory
  • Knowledge of scientific laboratory equipment and apparatus
  • Knowledge of scientific methods of measurements
  • Health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a chemistry laboratory
  • Proper and safe handling and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes
  • Capabilities with computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories recordkeeping procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, along with frequent bending
  • Close vision (unobstructed vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers
  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds with assistance

Current Curaleaf employees should use our internal job board to submit an application for current openings: https://app2.greenhouse.io/internal_job_board

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About Curaleaf

Curaleaf creates clean, reliable, trusted cannabis products for wellness and medical use. Our highly-skilled dispensary staff is trained—and dedicated!—to help you find just the right method and concentration to achieve your personal cannabis goals