Lab Technician

Curaleaf   Biddeford, ME   Full-time     Science
Posted on November 4, 2022
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Operations – Processing

Processing Lab Technician

Curaleaf is looking for a Processing Lab Technician who can become an integral part of our organization and grow with our company. The ideal candidate is proactive, innovative, and passionate, able to beat deadlines and find answers when it appears there are none. Our lab team is driven to produce high quality cannabis extracts and operates as a collaborative unit to prepare multiple cannabis concentrate bulk forms for the lab packaging department. This role will work to perform cannabis extract processing and production of related products. This person will also be responsible for operating cannabis extraction equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Role Responsibilities

Perform general manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting, and moving materials.
Clean glassware and sensitive lab equipment, as well as general cleaning of the lab areas.
Work at an efficient pace in a production environment.
Lift loads up to 25lbs.
Operate technical machinery, following company SOPs.
Perform general maintenance of equipment, tools, and workspace.
Preparing equipment and plant materials for extraction, including but not limited to dry biomass grinding and fresh biomass packing in a freezer environment.
Maintaining strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory, as well as data logs for the various extraction processes.
Role Expectations

Operate cannabis extraction equipment in a safe, productive manner.
Create product in a mass production setting.
Perform the following types of cannabis oil processing:
Closed loop extraction
Simple distillation or solvent recovery
Short path distillation
Wiped film distillation
Ethanol extraction
Solventless extraction
Rosin pressing
Product formulations
Proficiently handle the following hazardous materials: Butane, Propane, compressed Argon or Nitrogen, Ethanol, Isopropyl alcohol, Acetone, as well as hot and cold materials utilizing proper PPE
Logging and reporting with MJ Freeway to ensure that all material is being tracked in accordance with state law
Role Requirements

Strong organizational and communication skills
Candidate must be a self-starter, flexible to work in a collaborative structure and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to keep to a planned production schedule.
Must be proficient with computers
Bachelor of Science or equivalent years of experience preferred but not required
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Subject to criminal background check due to state cannabis regulations
Must possess the physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required to accomplish duties

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Biddeford , ME