Process Chemist – Curaleaf – Homestead, FL


Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) is the leading vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operator in the United States. It is a high-growth cannabis company with a national brand known for quality, trust and reliability. The company is positioned in highly populated, limited license states, and currently operates in 12 states with 42 dispensaries, 12 cultivation sites and 11 processing sites. Curaleaf has the executive expertise and research and development capabilities to provide leading service, selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets, as well as the CBD category through its Curaleaf Hemp brand.

Processing Chemist

Curaleaf is a rapidly expanding, multi-state medical cannabis company dedicated to the needs of its patients. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Chemist familiar with cGMP guidelines to work in our new production facility in Lake Mary, Florida. As a member of the Curaleaf team you would be part of a dynamic and rapidly growing organization. The Chemist supports the laboratory manufacturing team by performing day to day tasks associated with downstream processing of medical marijuana products including extraction, filtration, and distillation. In addition the chemist will also assist in product and process development. The chemist duties will also include activities associated with product formulation covering a wide range of dosage forms that ensures high quality products. The Chemist will maintain and monitor the production laboratories in accordance with the cGMP standards.



  • Assume the role of technical lead for processes development and process transfer involving new products and/or processes being assimilated into the manufacturing group
  • Document results, analyze and organize data, complete batch record documentation in accordance with GMP guidelines.
  • Writing manufacturing documents , standard operating procedures and preparation of
  • Preparing for and executing production by reviewing production schedule; studying and clarifying specifications for upcoming production runs; calculating requirements; monitoring results and identifying unexpected
  • Accurately recording essential information in databases, communicate findings, and aid in generating analytical reports under strict time lines.
  • Maintain laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring
  • Operating, calibrating, maintaining and repairing laboratory equipment such as pumps, roto vaps, balances and centrifuges.
  • Maintaining inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment, and preparing requisitions as
  • Storing supplies and equipment, disposing of waste per state regulations, and keeping laboratory, storerooms and working areas
  • Washing and sterilizing laboratory
  • Performing clerical work related to laboratory activities such as word processing, record keeping, and
  • Maintaining material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and
  • Supporting the QC analytics laboratory as needed
  • Training employees on the cannabid oil extraction and refinement
  • Accurately enter inventory within state run inventory tracking system (BiotrackTHC)
  • Performing and assisting in other duties, responsibilities, or projects as needed and


Job Qualification Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in cGMP laboratory or manufacturing setting


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with supercritical extraction, rotary evaporation, decarboxylation, winterization and distillation
  • Experience conducting downstream processing and oil refinement highly desirable
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Analytical with the ability to collect and interpret data
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task and prioritize competing demands
  • Ability to comply with established safety standards for the proper use, safe handling and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous
  • Experience effectively using computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories recordkeeping procedures.
  • Must be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment while maintaining a strong attention to
  • Ability to train co-workers.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, along with frequent
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds with



  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemistry related field required plus 2 years of experience working in a regulated

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