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Extraction Lab Director

Full Time

Greenforce

GreenForce is working with Dr Jolly’s to find their ideal Extraction Lab Director for their extraction labs located in Bend, OR.

Compensation: 

– Wage and benefits package are competitive. 

– 30-day trial period. Goal for after 30 days is to be completely proficient in all requirements below.

– When 30 days have finished and all requirements are met, wage compensation will be dependent on skills and experience. This is a performance-based position.

Expected hours:

9 hours shifts, anywhere between 8am-8pm Monday-Friday, weekend availability required. Lunch depending on workload (time of day will vary). Hours per week: 40-45 hours.

 

Minimum Qualifications

– BS/BA Degree in Chemistry/Engineering or related field required.

– 5+ years of relevant experience as a Lab Director in a licensed cannabis manufacturing facility.

– 4+ years of operational experience with hydrocarbon extraction.

– 2+ years of operational experience with ethanol extraction, concentrate and oil post-processing, distillation and formulation.

– 3+ years of METRC software experience.

– Any experience in developing a cannabis manufacturing facility from concept to operations is highly preferred.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Responsible for increasing operational efficiency and reducing waste, increasing run times

– Operating highly sophisticated extraction equipment; Processing concentrates and extracts

– Perform in-process and post-process quality assurance testing and conducting visual inspections to ensure all product meets or exceed specifications and expectations

– Oversee extraction, production, planning, processing, and scheduling

– Operate, maintain, and make adjustments to extraction laboratory equipment such as liquid chromatography systems, pumps, scales, glassware, evaporators, distillation, chillers and other laboratory equipment following current good practices and standard operating procedures.

– Ensure that all regulatory compliance, including safety, environmental, and documentation requirements and all other data generated by the laboratory team meets quality control requirements.

– Maintain accountability and inventory of all supplies, raw materials, finished products. and equipment by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

– Demonstrated confidence, including providing a consistent leadership style with an acceptable level of professional assertiveness.

– Work directly with the Executive Management team to define expected outcomes, identify issues and resolve through corrective action

– Interview, hire and manage new employees

– Ensures 100% compliance involving proper weighing, data recording, product tracking and security throughout all processes

– Consistently operates in an efficient manner that also complies with all OSHA regulations, SOP’s, OLCC, and all applicable required procedures set by the company

– Responsible for ensuring each product is properly labeled in compliance with OLCC

– Cleaning and maintenance of extraction equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment

– Monitor and maintain production of the facility in accordance with the safety and sanitation laws, procedures, rules, and regulations

– Responsible for the preparation of material to be processed in accordance with daily tasks

– Ensures consistency and efficacy of product through quality control testing

– Performs all assigned duties required to ensure a clean and safe production facility

– Maintain accurate extraction production logs

– Ability to thoroughly control all laboratory production equipment in a safe environment

– Full operation of extraction equipment and a comprehensive understanding of the process

– Extreme attention to detail required

– Accurately weigh and pack material columns to preassigned weights, clean material columns, dispose of waste

– Clearly Tag (using metrc UID) all tubes

– Maintaining all freezers cleanliness, organization, and function check daily (product is frozen)

– Preparing raw materials for production

– Maintaining accurate inventory and tagging procedures

– Clean and sanitize all lab equipment

– Sweep and mop lab and all lab work areas

– Assist with the beginning of day extractions preparations

– Assist with cleaning and sanitizing production equipment

– Assist with the nightly checklist

– Clean bathroom when assigned

– Do not show up to work impaired (including cannabis)

Expectations:

– Lead by example

– Be confident and comfortable answering all safety questions and concerns

– Be confident answering all METRC related questions and concerns

– Must show high initiative and work ethic

– Self-reliant on break length and frequency

– Staying on task

– Working quickly without sacrificing the quality, consistency, or integrity of the product

– Being clean and sanitary at all times

– Punctual, dependable, and reliable

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