Extraction Manager – VidaCann – Jacksonville, FL

SUMMARY

VidaCann’s Extraction Manager is responsible for day-to-day lab operations including planning, organizing, directing, communicating, and executing extractions within the facility. This individual will be required to oversee all operations pertaining to extraction lab from receiving to final product formulations. Additionally, they will be the main resource for the Analytical chemist and lab techs working to perform daily duties. The Extraction Manager will be tasked with working cross-functionally with Production Manager to ensure production goals are met and all products are manufactured within specifications. The applicant must be proficient with various extraction methods and capable of operating and maintaining extraction equipment and machinery.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Expertise in Hydrocarbon, Ethanol, and CO2 Extraction

· Uphold the highest standard of safety and compliance within the lab and enforce the same standard among direct reports

· Hiring, training, safety awareness, and professional development of lab staff

· Responsible for the execution of manufacturing SOPS, Work Instructions, and Manufacturing Formulas.

· Accurately track production and use of raw materials utilized in producing our finished goods

· Ensure team has all required equipment and replacement parts for any necessary maintenance

· Delegate tasks and daily requirements to Team Leads and laboratory technicians

· Ensure adherence to cleaning and sanitation protocols

· Biomass extraction with CO2, hydrocarbon and ethanol

· Oil post processing including filtration, winterization, and distillation

· Respond to all supervisor’s questions, concerns, or suggestions and take action when necessary, to resolve conflicts

· Ensures consistency and efficacy of product

· Oversee in-house product testing and sample prep

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years experience working in a lab environment * 2 years experience managing large teams in a lab setting * 2 years experience in cannabis hydrocarbon, ethanol, or solventless extraction preferred. * Proficient in MS Office, especially MS Excel * Experience in data entry, data management ideal * Demonstrated ability to learn and apply technical and product-related information in a professional consultative manner * Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all organizational levels * Must maintain a high level of integrity, personal motivation, and sense of urgency * Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance * Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks * Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS * Must be 21 years of age or older to apply * Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Laboratory experience: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

Work Location: One location

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