Natura Life Science

Extraction Manager

️ Processing

The Extraction Manager will manage day-to-day operations of an extraction lab in a regulated, cannabis facility located in Sacramento. This role will lead a team and be responsible for extracting cannabis, post-extraction processing, and product development.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform extraction and related processes using the following materials / techniques: CO2, butane, propane, ethanol, isopropyl alcohol, ice water extraction, and heat and pressure
  • Develop and maintain extraction operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing operational policies and procedures
  • Work closely with manufacturing team on all elements of the extraction and product preparation process
  • Oversee and assist with the setup and production of the extraction lab
  • Maintain accountability and inventory of all raw materials, finished products, and by-products
  • Train and assist team members to get equipment optimized for research and commercial production
  • Apply scientific techniques, procedures, or methodologies to complete tasks
  • Partner with R&D to Identify research areas that could lead to the development of new products
  • Effectively communicate technical and non-technical information to personnel
  • Interact with business team members to address technical or regulatory questions and provide solutions to problems
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrate leadership by actions and acts as an example to others at all times
  • Ability to manage a small team in a laboratory setting and to work independently in a continually changing environment
  • Excellent experimental design, data collection, results interpretation, and problem-solving skills
  • Have a collaborative attitude and work closely with other scientists / business team members
  • Effective at time management, detail-oriented, highly organized, and motivated by accomplishment
  • Ability to present ideas effectively and communicate well with all levels of management within a team environment on a variety of programs and projects
  • Effective computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or marital status or any other prescribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.