Job Description The Extraction Manager manages and directs all Illinois extraction, refinement, formulation, and edible products production. The Manager leads a team of 2-4 direct reports to consistently produce high-quality concentrates and formulated products. Essential Functions: Ensure the safe, accurate, and timely production of products; ensure cleanliness, safety, and efficiency of the production area Provide consistent oversight of extraction, refinement, and formulation procedures, ensuring standardized requirements and accuracy Master various techniques for marijuana extraction, refinement, formulation, and infusion Expertise in Light Hydrocarbon extraction methods, as well as, the purification, separation, and isolation of various compounds of cannabis Knowledge of distillation techniques Maintain quality control measures to ensure a high-quality product Ensure compliance with State regulations and testing requirements; develop SOPs to ensure safety, quality, and consistent processes Prepare inventory reports to ensure products are available, on point, and in demand Maintain inventory of supplies, materials, equipment, including material safety data sheets for all chemicals and products Manage equipment maintenance and calibration to ensure non-interrupted production Continuous improvements in the responsible areas for continued efficiency improvements Stay current with practices and new developments in the cannabis extraction industry Ensure accurate weighing and inventory; all products are packaged, counted, sorted, and labeled accurately Support Illinois super patient program to optimize new product feedback Develop a succession plan for key department personnel Mentor and conduct periodic performance reviews for staff to help them grow Support R&D projects Other duties as assigned by supervisor Qualifications Hands-on working style. Lead by example High expectations of work ethic and quality. Able to establish and execute department Operations plans based on the company goals Excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills Ability to recognize and respond to changing trends and priorities Ability to work in and foster a collaborative team environment Requirements: College degree in Chemistry or equivalent highly preferred, or equivalent industry experience required At least 2 years working with Cannabis extraction in a production environment required Minimum 2 years working in a regulated industry. Food or pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. GMP and Lean Manufacturing experience preferred Minimum 3 years management experience, preferably in a multi-site capacity HAZMAT training is strongly preferred Experience training and mentoring laboratory technicians and scientists with techniques for analysis and good laboratory practices Experience with various methods of extraction, preferably Hydrocarbon, Ethanol, and Short Path distillation experience acceptable Experience with cannabis concentrates including live resin, wax, and shatter Physical requirements Ability to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods; requires consistent eye/hand coordination in a precise lab setting; ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
Associated topics: extraction management, manage, management, plant manager, product management, product supervisor, production superintendent, production supervisor, site supervisor, supervisor