Extraction Technician

Seale and Garland Consulting Inc. - Delta, BC (30+ days ago)

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Are you a dynamic and high energy person looking for a role to sink your teeth into? Are you interested in being a part of an evolving industry? If that sounds like you, read on.
Embark Health Inc. is an extraction producer servicing both the Canadian and Global medical and adult-use markets. The team is comprised of an energetic and talented group of leaders. Together we are searching for 2 skilled and unique Extraction Technicians to join them at their Delta, British Columbia location.

Role Description

This position will play an important role in the organization, with duties related to the production and extraction of cannabis. The Extraction Technician will be responsible for the proper care of the processing rooms and equipment including the practices of solvent lee and solvent extraction as assigned, refining, formulation and packaging.
The Extraction Technician is responsible to ensure the proper processing of products following all company guidelines, SOPs and maintaining strict compliance with Quality and Health Canada regulations.
The open role is for an Extraction Technician, as operations ramp up and grow, the Company would like to provide opportunities for growth and development. The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar role in a highly regulated industry, preferably cannabis or pharma.

Job Responsibilities

§ Continuously monitor extraction process to ensure proper health and productivity;
§ Identify and understand theoretical and applicable variations of various extraction processes and SOPs related maintaining and sustaining a safe and productive process.
§ Manage timely and effective extraction processes in in conjunction with QA team to ensure quality and SOPs are adhered to at all times.
§ Communicate and escalate any issues with extraction or the production process;
§ Coordinate and participate in all extraction and formulation activities;
§ Ensure all SOP’s are followed and ensure hygiene and environmental practices are followed and enforced at all times;
§ Ensure extraction specifications are being met or exceeding company goals;
§ Assist team lead and coordinate daily activities to determine opportunities for improvement in extraction productivity, efficiency and quality;
§ Maintain the data integrity of batch records and documentation software;

§ Calibrate, operate, clean and maintain equipment used:
§ Assist all Leads in the extraction process as needed;
§ Assist in training new staff;
§ Manage and assist in final packaging process of extracted product;
§ Communicate opportunities for improvement in process, technique or methods;
§ Assist with product testing, and analytical work
§ Assist with the planning and development of future extraction needs;
§ Other duties as required.

Requirements

§ Post-Secondary education in sciences, phytochemical extraction including chemistry.
§ Strong verbal and analytical skills with accuracy in relation to data.
§ Ability to interact with all levels of the company and remaining up to date with current legislation related to the cannabis act.
§ Computer literate in Microsoft Office and be capable of managing the necessary software.
§ Willing to work weekends/evenings as needed.
§ Knowledge working with hydroponics systems, extraction equipment (ethanol, CO2), refining of APIs, understanding phytoterpenophenolic compounds and their metabolites is an asset.

Working Conditions
  • Overtime as required.
  • Work hours will include a combination of, day, evening and overnight shifts.
  • Heavy lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Pushing and pulling up to 50lbs.
  • Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Repetitive tasks.
  • Exposure to cleaning agents.
  • Exposure to other substances used in the organization’s extraction processes, may include:
  • Ethanol
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from cannabis
Seale & Garland, along with Embark Health, is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and we are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please indicate so in your application.

While we appreciate all interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or agencies please.