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Lab Technician

Processing | New Castle, PA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person.  Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive medical, dental, and leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. 

Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About the Job:

  • The Laboratory Technician is responsible for assisting with lab production, which includes but is not limited to distillation, extraction, winterization, production of cannabis infused products, compliance requirements, and workplace safety. This position will run complex high-end laboratory extraction machinery.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 75 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level. Warehouse environment with artificial light.

About You

  • Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a fingerprinting background and drug screening– certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.

 Education/Experience:

  • Associate or 4-year degree preferred, with relevant college courses in biology, chemistry, or physics

  • Prior Laboratory experience required

  • Previous marijuana industry experience preferred, with priority given to candidates with experience in licensed facilities

 Technological Skills:

  • Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email.

 Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity with basic scientific principles and laboratory terminology

  • Basic math skills

  • Familiarity with OSHA guidelines for dealing with hazardous chemicals

  • Understanding and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to the cannabis industry, safety regulations, local municipal codes and organizational rules, regulations, directives and standard operating procedures.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees

  • Highly detail oriented and organized

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrate responsibility, accountability, and dependability toward assigned tasks and duties

  • Strong ethics and sound judgment

  • Must be able to successfully pass a thorough internal and external background check