We’re looking for a Lab Technician to join our Green Thumb team! This position is responsible for assisting with lab production, which includes but is not limited to distillation, extraction, winterization and production of cannabis infused products. Our ideal candidate for this role is familiar with standard laboratory practices and has previously worked in production laboratory environments. Cannabis is a highly regulated industry, so prior experience working with regulatory requirements and compliance, as well as workplace safety, is highly desirable. If you’ve previously worked in cannabis extraction and processing – even better!
Prepare laboratory equipment and cannabis plant materials for extraction
Operate intricate extraction equipment in accordance with Green Thumb SOPs
Process cannabis concentrates and extracts
Deliver on production goals, while focused on safety and quality
Produce product per recipes and SOP’s, maintaining high quality standards
Clean and maintain extraction equipment and laboratory facility
Store supplies and equipment, dispose of waste according to guidelines, and keep laboratory working areas sanitary and safe
Wash and sterilize laboratory glassware
Employee may also be responsible for monitoring production line and collecting samples for analysis.
Follow SOP and standard analytical procedures to meet Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices compliance
Record data in lab notebooks, computer databases, and test reports
Associate or 4-year degree with relevant college courses in biology, chemistry, or physics required
Prior production laboratory or manufacturing experience preferred
Prior experience working in regulated environments preferred
Prior extraction experience desirable, prior cannabis extraction experience highly desirable
Basic math skills
Familiarity with OSHA guidelines for dealing with hazardous chemicals
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees
Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Possesses a high level of critical thinking
Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb
Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws
Must pass any and all required background checks.
Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
Must be approved to receive an Agent badge.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Physical demands – May be required to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds (200 pounds with assistance)