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Greenfield Organix Cannabis Biomass Technician
Summary
Title:Greenfield Organix Cannabis Biomass Technician
ID:1856
Department:Extraction
Salary Range:DOE
Description
Greenfield Organix is hiring Biomass Technicians for their Greenfield/Hollister, CA location. This role works in a high-volume, fast paced, production driven environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication as well as the ability to multi-task to stay on track.
 Full-Time schedules consist of 40 hours per week with the opportunity for overtime to meet business needs. Affordable benefits offered within 90 days: medical, dental, vision, accident, and life.
Please attach a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Job Summary
This position is responsible for preparing biomass for extraction along with maintaining and organizing the biomass storage areas.  This position is expected to help facilitate meeting organizational standards and target goals for the department.  This job will also support and adhere to company’s Standards of Conduct & Discipline.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties and responsibilities listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. 

  1. Material Handling
    • Prepares biomass for extraction as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures or otherwise directed by the Laboratory Director or Biomass Lead.
    • Inspect biomass for quality standards as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Notifies Lab Director and Biomass Lead of any irregulars immediately.
    • Ensures material condition is maintained throughout the biomass department as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Assist in the biomass intake process as biomass enters the facility as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures or otherwise directed by the Laboratory Director or the Biomass Lead.  This includes material organization, product labeling, and comparing the physical biomass to the transportation manifest. 
    • Maintain the storage and organization of all Biomass as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures or otherwise directed by the Laboratory Director or the Biomass Lead.
    • Ensures material is packed, organized, and ready for extraction as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures. 
    • Responsible for maintaining and cleaning equipment at regular intervals as directed by the Laboratory Director, Biomass Lead, and other non-verbal communications. 
    • Ensures material condition is maintained throughout the biomass department as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures. 
    • Ensures all biomass is organized, labeled, and accounted for as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures.   
    • Disposes of waste in the designated area according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  1. Communication
    • Communicates with the Laboratory Director and the Biomass Lead on the prioritization of biomass for extraction.
    • Assists in post processing and extraction activities as directed by Lab Director and Leads.
    • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned by the Laboratory Director and Biomass Lead.
    • Receives and communicates instructions, job assignments, and updates verbally and non-verbally from Laboratory Director and Post Processing Lead, including instructive lists, in-person meetings, Standard Operating Procedure updates and references, email, Basecamp and other approved department electronic communication.
    • Assists with Research and Development projects as assigned. Performs all other duties/responsibilities as assigned.
  1. Safety
    • Performs continuous safety checks on machines, equipment, and tools; notifies the Biomass Lead and Lab Director of maintenance needs.
    • Emphasizes safety in all laboratory activities and responsible for employee safety and adherence to safety measures, process, and procedures. 
  1. Data Tracking
    • Works with the Laboratory Supervisor, Laboratory Administrator and Laboratory Director on all state traceability conversions including sub-lotting and product conversions.
    • Logs product information and data in all applications, software, and forms as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures or as otherwise directed be the Laboratory Director and Laboratory Supervisor. 
    • Tracks, weights, and labels all biomass and maintains accurate traceability data in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures.

Job Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below.  These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job. 

  • Must be 21 years old or older

Education/Experience:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must have:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Cannabis extractions concepts and market knowledge is preferred.

Physical Abilities:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Regularly sit or stand for long periods of time doing repetitive tasks with hands, pull/push, carry up to 25 pounds, and grasp.
  • Frequently walk, reach, and taste, or smell along with working in cold temperatures for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally climb, stoop/crouch, crawl, carry up to 50 pounds, talk, or hear.
  • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities:  to perform this job successfully, an individual must have:

  • Adaptability:  ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Analytical Ability:  ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time.
  • Computer/Technical Ability:  working knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, and labeling machines.
  • Dependability:  ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations.
  • Judgment:  ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
  • Language Ability:  ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
  • Problem Solving Ability:  ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
  • Quality Management:  ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others; ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance; ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work.
  • Reasoning Ability: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Workplace Environmental Conditions
While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:

  • Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent moderate to loud noise levels.
  • Injury Exposure: occasionally exposed to workplace hazards or to potential injuries.
  • Atmospheric Exposures: exposed to dusts, fumes, vapors, or mists that could affect the occupational health of the employee.
  • Toxic Chemicals:  may be exposed to some toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Cold Conditions:  occasionally exposed to below freezing conditions.
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