Lab Manager

Location: Capitol Heights, MD

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Job Posted
May 29, 2024
Company: Holistic Industries

Company & Role Overview


About the Job:

  • Manage daily activities to ensure efficient laboratory operations manufacturing medical cannabis
  • Work with 3 rd party laboratories to interpret and troubleshoot analytical results
  • Manage and provide scheduling and training for laboratory technicians, supervisors and packagers
  • Perform and train on laboratory techniques including distillation, solvent-based extraction, evaporation, robotic dispensing and general laboratory techniques
  • Troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Implement processes and systems to maximize laboratory efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure the lab is in compliance with cGMP standards, federal, state and local laws, as well as with company's Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure the lab is well organized, workflows are streamlined, and hold regular meetings with laboratory staff to set work priorities
  • Coordinate instrument installation and maintenance project plans. Ensure timely completion of projects
  • Identify and implement procedural and policy changes to improve lab operational efficiency
  • Generate a variety of reports to include department performance, expense, sales, operations
  • Prepare presentations as necessary and inform senior leadership team of changes in operation, data analysis, and other key reporting metrics
  • Required to maintain strict adherence to safety and Quality Assurance protocols
  • Work with management team to continuously improve policies and operating procedures.

About You:

  • Regulations require that incumbent be at least 21 years of age and able to obtain and maintain state marijuana work credentials.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a related field required
  • Previous marijuana industry experience preferred with priority given to candidates with experience in licensed facilities
  • 3+ yrs experience as a general manager in a laboratory environment preferred
  • Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email
  • Excellent management skills with demonstrated ability to manage complex projects and technical team
  • Highly detail oriented and organized, critical eye for optimizing workflow
  • Experience with analytical equipment preferred (HPLC, GC-MS
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to clearly and succinctly explain organizational goals and specific tasks\
  • Ability to inspire and motivate employees; encourage productivity, teamwork, and a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrate effective delegation of tasks
  • Ability to manage and develop key performance indicators of staff members
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills with demonstrated ability to gather information and develop solutions
  • Effectively manage changing priorities and remain calm under pressure
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrate responsibility, accountability, and dependability toward assigned tasks and duties
  • Displays professionalism and positive attitude toward assigned tasks, projects and colleagues
  • Strong ethics and sound judgment
  • Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check
  • Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off, Career Advancement, Company Discounts, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

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About Holistic Industries

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person. Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. Our team includes the nation's most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances.