Extraction Technician

Jushi Scranton, PA, USA 2022-01-30 $31k - $65k -
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THE TEAMFounded in 2018 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Jushi is a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis company that develops and operates high-end retail locations, premium brands, state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, manufacturing facilities, along with a cutting-edge online platform that is setting a new standard for a sophisticated, data-driven, modern cannabis experience.Since its founding in 2018, Jushi has grown from just a handful of people with an idea to more than 900 employees strong. The Company has scaled its operations in seven states, including Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Nevada, and Ohio, and has been named one of the top five cannabis companies to work for by Cannabis Business Times.The Company operates more than two dozen retail locations across the country under the retail brand, BEYOND / HELLO as well as under the recently acquired brand, Natures Remedy. The Company provides an unparalleled in-store experience coupled with online reservations and in-store express pickup.Each day, Jushi team members continue to grow, cultivate, process and manufacture a comprehensive suite of cannabis brands under the names: The Bank, The Lab, Tasteology, Nira Medicinals and Sche, which are addressing a wide variety of consumer and patient needs across multiple states.THE OPPORTUNITY Want to make a meaningful difference in peoples lives while earning a competitive salary? At Jushi, we are shaping the future of the cannabis industry, the fastest growing jobs sector in the U.S. The Extraction technician will be responsible for performing extraction and refinement processes within the facility.DUTIES:Responsible for the grinding, decarb, and extraction of cannabis biomass via CO2/hydrocarbon extraction Responsible for performing refinement processes such as winterization, filtration, and distillation.Sets up, operates, and maintains extraction, refinement and other manufacturing equipment Familiarity with basic scientific principles and laboratory experience. Ability to follow written instruction and maintain a laboratory notebookMust follow all applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines. This includes the safe and proper operation of any/all relevant machinery, instrumentation, and equipmentEnsure product meets all requirements for compliance, stability, safety, and desired interest by target audienceEnsure Dietary Supplement GMPs are implemented and followed Ensure all equipment is maintained and cleaned as requiredClean and maintain laboratory, glassware and all equipment utilized in the processing of cannabis and cannabis infused products Maintain batch records for all raw materials and in-process materials in all tracking systems Manage raw materials and coordinate material and resource allocationOther duties as assignedEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Manufacturing, Engineering, or similar field or at least 2 years experience in cannabis manufacturingExperience with hydrocarbon extraction, CO2 extraction, and distillation techniques preferred4 plus years experience managing product, staff, and resources in a commercial manufacturing operation Demonstrated ability to achieve manufacturing objectives in terms of volume, product mix, cost, and qualityExtensive knowledge in environment, health and safety standards in manufacturing operations requiredExtensive knowledge of extraction and chemical processing techniques Previous commercial cannabis extraction experience preferred.Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environmentAbility to work independently in a highly organized mannerKnowledge and experience related to producing medical marijuana products; extraction techniques; and routes of administration. Ability to listen well and communicate effectively, orally and in writing with various audiencesKnowledge and ability to use standard lab equipment; filling equipment, vacuum ovens, hot plates, extraction equipment, etcProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, and Excel with a strong attention to detailMust be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the cannabis industryOTHER DUTIESPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice Jushi is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. We offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401(k