Extraction Lab Specialist
(Crystallization And Distillation)
PM Shift

At CannaPiece, we believe that each employee is a key factor in our success, to help patients and our communities. We are proud of what we do and are excited to be expanding our team.

You would be joining a growing and exciting industry in which we plan to play a significant role. Regardless of which division of our group that you work for, you are part of the entire team and your contribution will be a key factor for our overall success. We have built business units to cover what we feel is the entire continuum of care needed to be the best at what we do.

Our group of companies has been built on the philosophy of helping others and supporting the people and communities who have built and maintain the strength of our industry. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our talented team and be part of a challenging and rewarding experience at CannaPiece.

We are hiring multiple positions for our Extraction Department for the role of Extraction Lab Specialist (Crystallization and Distillation)

Schedule: Monday – Friday

Shift: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

About the Role

The Extraction Specialist is responsible for leading and maintaining extractions and processing for Cannabis derived products. Reporting to the Director of Extraction, this position involves leading an extraction team, implementing production scale processes as per target requirements. The main processes to be developed and optimized are distillation, crystallization and chromatographic purification of cannabinoids. The successful candidate will be experienced with Cannabis Extraction and embody an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset.

Responsibilities

  • Establish strategic plan for their cannabis program and target deadlines
  • Manager and deliver best practices for production scale purification processes
  • Write protocols for equipment and manufacturing process 
  • Support the management of batch records, SOPs and qualification documents related to manufacturing process. 
  • Coach and mentor extraction staff in operating production scale purification equipment 
  • Maintain and safeguard company policies, safety standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Production Practices (GPP)
  • Manage the development and validation of analytical methods for new innovative products for recreational and medical purposes
  • Develop in-process test methods 
  • Advise and manage formulation optimization and stability experiments, taking into account Health Canada regulations on excipients, daily tolerable dosages, ICH guidelines, Cannabis Act, and GMP scale-up where applicable.  
  • Motivate team to take timely action, resolving deviations in a timely manner 
  • Monitor progress to departmental goals with company strategy 
  • Identify and execute department goals & objectives and supports direct reports with achieving results and KPI’s.
  • Gather and analyze data, and automate data workflows

Job Responsibilities

  • Education in Science or Engineering, Chemistry, or alike. 
  • Hands-on experience in cannabis extraction with CO2, Hydrocarbon and, Ethanol is considered an asset, but not required.
  • Professional experience with Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Production Practices, and Good Documentation Practices.
  • Knowledge of USP, EP, ICH as it pertains for method development and validation.
  • Ability to learn how to develop and optimize crystallization and distillation methods.
  • Hands-on experience with cannabinoid purification is considered an asset but not required.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple project deliverables with high attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to follow process/product development projects.
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient using MS Office software.
  • Ability to clear a Police Criminal Check.
  • Able to maintain high degree of Quality Assurance SOP’s with daily communication with Quality Assurance representatives as required.

CannaPiece is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Accommodation is available to support job applicants with accessibility needs in all parts of the hiring process as required.

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