The Laboratory Packaging Associate will be responsible for safely and effectively preparing, filling, packaging and labeling our food safe medical cannabis oils, edibles, and liquids for ingestion, inhalation, solid dose and topical applications. This position will also be responsible for maintaining production and packaging equipment.
Coordinate and manage daily lab tasks with Laboratory Operations Manager and Senior Laboratory Technician
Proper setup and operation of filling, solid dose manufacturing, packaging and labeling equipment
Prepare plant material for extraction (packing material socks) and accurately documenting related data
Execute filling, packaging, and labeling procedures in an efficient manner in compliance with Holistic SOP’s and all applicable manufacturing procedures
Set up and break down packaging area as needed
Assist with general laboratory tasks including, but not limited to, winterization, filtering,ethanol extraction and rotary evaporation
Perform in-process and post-process sample acquisitions according to protocols or batch records
Support new product lines and process development as needed
Clean and sanitize packaging and laboratory areas and equipment
Assist in monitoring and managing processing equipment supplies and inventory
Be willing and able to be cross-trained to work alongside other Holistic team members with manufacturing, harvesting, drying and weighing of Holistic’s broad medical cannabis product line as needed
Ensure compliance and accuracy involving all product tracking, product security, and product movement procedures
Train future new team members as necessary
Flexibility and the ability to shift work schedule according to production needs.
Physical Requirements of the Job: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level.
Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a background check and drug screening – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.
High School Diploma or G.E.D minimum
Prior Laboratory, packing and labeling experience preferred
Previous marijuana industry experience a plus, with priority given to candidates with experience in licensed facilities
Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Basic math skills
Ability to perform repetitive tasks for extended periods of time (i.e: operating filling and or packing equipment)
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees
Must be punctual, and have a good attendance record
Highly detail oriented and organized
Effective communication skills
Demonstrate responsibility, accountability, and dependability toward assigned tasks and duties
Strong work ethic and sound judgment
Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check