Lab Processing Technician Assistant
Cultivation | Taneytown, MD | Full Time and Part Time
Processing Technician Assistant
We’re Grassroots, a new cannabis company that’s all about living deeply. We started in Illinois and we’re growing nationally from the ground up. We care deeply, about our plants, our products and the people they serve. Our team brings an unmatched depth of expertise and commitment to perfection to every cannabis seedling we cultivate, and every product we invent. We may be one of the largest medical cannabis dispensary owners in the country with licenses in a growing number of states, but we operate like a hometown business in the same communities where we live with our families and friends. In doing so, we connect deeply, to one another, to our communities and to a larger movement. We’re always looking for new talent to join our team and to move our growing industry forward.
Grassroots Cannabis is looking for a Processing Technician Assistant who can become an integral part of our organization and grow with our company. The ideal candidate is proactive, innovative and passionate.
Scope of work Details
Mass produce cannabis consumer goods for MD or PA medical market
Maintain cleanliness of laboratory
Keep processing glassware clean and ready for use
Clean extraction equipment and processing facility
Perform general manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting and moving materials
Clean glassware and sensitive equipment
Lift heavy loads up to 70lbs
Prepare equipment and plant materials for extraction
Maintain strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory
Use inventory tracking systems to ensure that all material is being tracked in accordance with state regulations
Assist Technicians with cannabis extraction equipment, tools, technical machinery and workspace;
Assist Technicians with the following types of cannabis oil extractions and filtrations
Supercritical fluid extraction
Simple distillation, short path distillation, wiped film distillation, and fractional distillation
Filtration; Büchner funnel and multistage membrane filter
Education and experience preferred (Not required)
Experience working in a commercial cannabis production facility
Degree in related science or engineering
Experience as a hydrocarbon, distillation, or ethanol extraction technician
Advanced knowledge of cannabis
Minimum 21 years of age (18 in PA)
Able to obtain a state-issued processing badge, which includes passing urinalysis and background check.
Possess the physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required to accomplish duties
Proficient with Microsoft outlook and Microsoft Office
Punctual and exhibits an outstandingly positive attitude
Acts safely and professionally in the lab setting
Follows good manufacturing practice standards
Able to work at a fast pace in a high production environment
Able to follow directions
Exhibit excellent organizational and communication skills
Act safely and professionally always
Able to safely handle the following hazardous materials:
Critically hot material
Extremely cold material
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
At Grassroots Cannabis we are committed to improving the quality of our patients’ lives and restoring well-being. Our medical cannabis dispensaries are setting a new standard of excellence, emphasizing health and wellness in our clean and modern facilities. Our staff is well trained and attentive, striving to serve patients with great respect and compassion.
Besides dispensing medicine, we also provide a wide range of holistic services designed to help patients maintain a healthy lifestyle, reduce stress and manage pain, such as yoga and therapeutic massage.
Grassroots Cannabis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics.