Lab Chemist, Webster

Lab Chemist, Webster

Curaleaf is a leading vertically integrated medical and wellness cannabis operator in the United States. Curaleaf is committed to being the industry’s leading resource in education and advancement through research and advocacy. Curaleaf leverages its extensive research and development capabilities to distribute cannabis products in multiple formats with the highest standard for safety, effectiveness, consistent quality and customer care. 

Job Duties:

  • Oversee production by creating and reviewing production schedule; study and clarify specifications; calculate requirements; assemble and weigh plant materials and supplies
  • QA/QC duties that require analytical testing for quality and consistency; data review
  • Operate highly sophisticated equipment; process concentrates and extracts
  • Clean and maintain extraction equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; comply with legal regulations; monitor environment
  • Operate, maintain, and make adjustments and repairs to laboratory equipment such as liquid chromatography systems, pumps, microscopes, balances, centrifuges, and other laboratory equipment
  • Maintain inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment
  • Store supplies and equipment, dispose of waste according to guidelines, and keep laboratory, storerooms and working areas immaculate
  • Wash and sterilize laboratory glassware
  • Create SOPs, training records, and related documentation
  • Maintain material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products
  • Report to President  on a weekly basis with updates regarding production and processing schedule

Compliance:

  • Ensure processing operation is fully compliant with state regulations and federal and state law
  • Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements
  • Maintain strict inventory records of all materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and records

Requirements:

  • BS/BA Degree or greater in Biochemistry, Chemistry
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a lab or manufacturing setting required-food/beverage preferred
  • QA/QC experience with HPLC and GC analysis highly preferred
  • Scientific writing for processes, training, and procedures that require documentation
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check through the State of MA

Skills:

  • Able to perform metabolic analysis HPLC and GC instrumentation
  • Able to process samples by collection, extraction, preparing for analysis, and quantifying results
  • Familiar use of a wide range of pipettes and knowing their volume capabilities
  • Scientific laboratory procedures and techniques as used in a chemistry laboratory
  • Scientific laboratory equipment and apparatus
  • Scientific methods of measurements
  • Health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a chemistry laboratory
  • Proper and safe handling and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes
  • Capabilities with computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories
  • Record keeping procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform repetitive techniques accurately and consistently
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, along with frequent bending
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds with assistance 

Apply directly: https://curaleaf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=52

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