Entry Level Extraction Tech

Job description
Monitors and executes botanical extraction, purification, filtration, distillation, and recovery of extraction solvent, under the direction of senior extraction technicians and/or Laboratory Director.
A goal of the job is to maintain productivity and quality of end products.
Responsibilities will also include reporting to the Lab Director/Supervisor on daily progress, maintaining extremely accurate records, overseeing and actively supporting when necessary the day to day manufacturing operations.
The Manufacturing processes include production and packaging of (but not limited to):
· Crude Oil
· Winterized Crude
· Distillate
· Shatter/Diamonds/Crumble/HTE/HTFSE/Sauce
Additionally as production deadlines require you may be needed to transfer shifts at our other nearby facility to assist with production and packaging for pre-rolls/tinctures/vapes/etc…
The Manufacturing Technician reports directly to the Lab Director and/or Shift supervisor.
The position has potential for advancement.
Hire will start on a probationary basis for the first 90 days (still full-time) at the completion of which permanent employment status may be offered.
This is an entry-level position, looking for candidates willing to transition to working our second shift and/or graveyard shift. Estimated hours would be 3:30pm-12:00am or 11:30pm-8am. Weekend availability a plus.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required by this job.
Must be able to comfortably lift up to 50lbs at the time.
Ensures the comprehensive compliance of all Extraction Technician activities including; but not limited to:
Maintaining a safe working environment, following safety protocols, rules, and procedures at all times.
Work with the Lab Director to ensure goals and deadlines are being met in a timely fashion.
Inspect materials and supplies for manufacturing operations.
Confirm correct materials and appropriate quantities are used, report any discrepancies.
Recommend measures to improve production process methods and equipment performance while keeping quality of product in mind.
Set an example for effective communication within and outside the department.
Verifies that all necessary equipment needed is ready, clean, and in working order prior to the start of the shift, and upon the conclusion of work at that station.
Complete accurate, legible, and complete hand-off logs for the oncoming crew.
Notifies director, department manager, supervisor or maintenance department when repairs or adjustments to equipment are needed.
Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement.
Ensure all documentation is completely filled out and accurate. Including Batch records, pre/post op checklists, room and equipment log books.
Ensures and reviews all related Quality Assurance paperwork is completed throughout the shift and is submitted to manager at the end of each shift.
Ensures proper communication during changeovers between shifts.
Follows and enforces all company policies & procedures, GMP's, & Quality Standards.
Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place and reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
Assists as necessary in the performance of all manufacturing activities and/or any other duties assigned.
Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the facility, both on work equipment and work areas.
Comply with all health quality standards as it relates to use of cleanroom apparel, hair nets, facemasks, as well as hygiene and grooming standards.
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or its equivalent required.
Responsibilities and Duties
Competencies

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


-Strong adherence to safety rules, policies and procedures.
-Desire to learn. Training will be comprehensive and ongoing.

Enjoys working with others and sees that teamwork produces a more productive environment.

A highly responsive ability to react to daily production priorities in a calm and focused manner.

Communication skills & decision quality

Must have the ability to make good decisions and communicate effectively with others and leadership team.


Qualifications and Skills
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
PLEASE READ: This position will require an FBI Level 2 Background Check through the City of Costa Mesa. If you cannot pass this do not apply. This process (which is a municipal requirement) can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 months though 3 to 4 weeks is more common. If an offer of employment is extended, contingent on passing of the check, we cannot allow a candidate to start until this process has been completed and their badge has been issued. We understand that this delay can be difficult for candidates and while we sympathize, please understand that we have no control over this process or ability to speed it up. Thank you for your understanding.
This position will require excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask during the production of different projects and various products at the same time.
The ability to motivate fellow employees and increase employee morale.
Good interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant.
Ability to read, interpret, and keep records on a variety documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, formulas, and policy and procedures manuals. Must be able to learn state cannabis regulations by heart!
Exceptional math skills – the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. Comfortable working with the metric system. Detailed note taking and batch records will be required.
Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.
Experience with track and trace software (Metrc, MJFreeway, Leaflogix, Biotrack, Trellis, etc...) a huge plus.
Cannabis processing experience is a plus.
KNOWLEDGE OF THE BCC AND CDTFA RULES AND REGS PUTS YOU AT THE TOP OF THE LIST
Experience working in a laboratory environment, knowledge of clean manufacturing processes are a plus.
No Cannabis Industry* experience necessary, but it is a plus.
*Note, Consuming cannabis does not equate as industry experience.
Must be 21+ to work in CA Cannabis Field. THIS IS NOT OPTIONAL WE LEGALLY CANNOT HIRE YOU IF YOU ARE NOT 21 YEARS OF AGE. PLEASE DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME OR OURS.




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