Laboratory Technician

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We are looking for dedicated individuals with a positive and friendly attitude to join our team. This position will require someone who is professional, comfortable working around Cannabis, and is a team player. This is your chance to build your career in the fastest-growing industry.

Reporting to the Laboratory Director, Laboratory Testing Technicians prepare samples of plant, concentrate, and edible products for analysis. Lab work involves measuring and tracking samples, preparing sample dilutions, completing logs, maintaining hygienic lab conditions including washing labware. Technicians may also be required to interpret analytical data, prepare and review reports, work with the Laboratory Director to perform experiments and method validations. The lab technician will use software systems including Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), as well as office tools.

Duties and Responsibilities

Sample Intake:

  • Receive samples and confirm appropriate receipt conditions
  • Enter the samples into the LIMS
  • Complete all necessary intake documentation
  • Sample Preparation for Analysis:

  • The technician prepares samples in accordance with the associated method SOPs. The following are tasks necessary for sample preparation:
  • Homogenizations
  • Weighing
  • Extractions
  • Dilutions
  • Daily Opening Procedures:

  • Temperature logs for refrigerators, freezers, and incubators (as applicable)
  • Scale calibration verifications
  • Stocking consumables
  • Cleaning labware
  • General tidiness throughout the lab space
  • Occasional local travel in the company vehicle may be required
  • For more advanced technicians, the following may be included in their daily tasks:

  • Sample Analysis using HPLC, GC, GC/MS, etc.
  • Sample Reporting
  • Manage inventory and ordering of materials
  • Other laboratory quality management tasks
  • Other duties and tasks may be determined by the laboratory director or supervisor.
  • Qualifications

    Must be at least 21 years of age.

    Laboratory Technicians must hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the chemical or biological sciences from an accredited college or university or have completed at least 2 years of college coursework from an accredited college or university and at least 1 year of full-time, non-education-related practical experience in a laboratory performing analytical scientific testing in which the testing methods are or were recognized by an accrediting body.

    Background check required.

    Valid Driver's License and clean driving record required.

    Working Conditions

    This job may include some extended work hours or weekend work during harvest and other busy seasons.

    Physical Requirements

    This job requires long periods of standing. May be required to lift up to 30 lbs.