Lab Technician - Extraction

Job description
The Extraction Technician is responsible for producing crude cannabis oil/extract through various extraction techniques and processes. They are expected to have a firm understanding of chemical principals that are being applied during processing. They are also expected to record essential processing information during production and report the information electronically on each batch that is processed. Making hands on decisions will surround the following principals: Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity.
Responsibilities and Duties

Perform various production procedures.
Grinding raw plant material
Terpene & Crude oil extraction and collection
When needed, perform refining and distillation procedures
Participate in and pass the Extraction Technician, Refining Technician, and Distillation Technician Training Programs.
Record and report various production measurements onto physical batch records, and transfer measurements into electronic logs and tracking software (IQMS & METRC).
Record and report any production, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration operations performed in equipment logbooks.
Report any variation or deviation from expected values for process times, yields, and any other defined product characteristics throughout the production process to management.
Assist in proposing changes to documentation or production processes to improve safety (from a consumer and laboratory staff viewpoint), improve product quality and production efficiencies, and to reduce delivery time and product failures.
Assist in the disposal of all waste materials.

Qualifications and Skills

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Ideally has at least 1 year of experience in a professional cannabis extraction production environment.
Has precursory knowledge in the operation of cannabis extraction equipment.
Has basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the oil processing industry
Has experience following instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform critical job functions.
Is mechanically inclined; able to find and diagnose mechanical issues with industrial equipment
Maintains a positive “can do” attitude in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
Able to adjust to change quickly
Able to contribute positively to conversations about process improvement
Demonstrates basic attention to detail
Demonstrates strong organizational skills
Has the ability to work with other team members as well as by oneself
Ability to read and interpret written and oral instructions

What to Expect
As a newly public company, in a new area of industry, SLANG is in the early stages of operations but is growing fast. As a result, you will have the opportunity to own projects as they arise and make an impact on how we shape the organization. We are a hardworking, dedicated group, who are passionate about SLANG and ensuring the success of the company. You can expect a hardworking team, but a causal and flexible office environment.
SLANG is for everyone. We’re an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity. Your gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, or skin color won’t make a difference here. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.
Compensation & Benefits

Hourly pay rate starts at $18/hour
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
Life Insurance, STD, and LTD
ClassPass Corporate Wellness
401k savings with a 2x employer match
Generous product discounts

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