|Title:||Greenfield Organix Cannabis Post Processing Technician|
These are Full-Time positions in a high-volume, fast paced, production driven environment. The ideal candidate is organized, good with direction and follow through, and 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 submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.
This position is responsible for assisting in post processing activities as it relates to cannabis extraction and refinement of intermediate products into products as they are prepared for sale. 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/responsibilities of this job.
- Performs the Post Processing steps as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures to get products ready for packaging as directed by the Lab Director and Post Processing Lead. Different product types require vastly different operational procedures and steps. The Lab Director and Post Processing Lead will train and provide the appropriate documentation for these processes and procedures.
- Understands laboratory equipment and processes required to make all product types and manipulate crude extract into diverse product types according to Standard Operating Procedures and as directed by the Lab Director and Post Processing Lead.
- Disposes of waste in the designated area according to Standard Operating Procedures.
- Assists in biomass and extraction activities as directed by Lab Director and Leads.
- Responsible for maintaining product quality during all levels of production as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures or trained by the Lab Director or the Post Processing Lead.
- Reports any deviations in Standard Operating Procedures to Lab Director immediately.
- Responsible for maintaining and cleaning equipment at regular intervals.
- Ensures Standard Operating Procedures are being followed in all crude refinement processes for distillation preparation and responsible for all crude refinement steps including winterization, filtration, and solvent recovery.
- Preforms distillation steps as directed by Lab Director and the Post Processing Lead to Standard Operating Procedures and ensures the continued operation of the distillation skid to meet department objectives.
- Assist in the setup, breakdown, and regular operation of the distillation skid.
- Receives and responds to 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.
- Communicates with Lab Director and Post Processing Lead to properly prioritize post processing activities.
- Performs all other duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned by the Laboratory Director and Post Processing Lead.
- Assists with Research and Development projects as assigned.
- Emphasizes safety in all laboratory activities and responsible for employee safety and adherence to safety measures, process, and procedures as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures.
- Maintains a clean and organized lab area and workspace as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures and as directed by the Laboratory Director.
- Performs continuous safety checks on machines, equipment, and tools; notifies the Post Processing Lead of maintenance needs.
- Assist the Laboratory Director, Laboratory Supervisor, and Laboratory Administration in the accurate and timely submission of weekly product testing and preparing samples according to Standard Operating Procedures.
- Ensures accurate product conversions through state approved tracking software as directed and trained by the Laboratory Supervisor and Laboratory Director in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures.
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.
- 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.