Extraction Supervisor

  • Cannabis Jobs
  • Lompoc, CA, USA
  • 19 Nov, 2020

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Extraction Supervisor job position assists with oversight and direct control of laboratory operations of the Company. The position is integral to the complete process for extraction of oils and/or other concentrates to produce products for the Company, while ensuring technical and regulatory compliance with all laws governed by the California Department of Food & Agriculture, California Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Public Health, and any other applicable regulatory agency. JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with qualifying disabilities to perform the essential function[s] of the job with or without restrictions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: + Assist with company effort[s] as it pertains to the extraction production process, while maintaining strict regulatory compliance as it pertains to health & safety, good manufacturing standards, such as maintenance and sterilization of equipment and laboratory conduct regarding processing of raw materials + Oversee the processing of raw materials, including preparation and cleaning of workstations + Oversee the timely completion of maintenance logs, sample/test results, printing labels, weights and measures logs, and other necessary reports + Maintain adequate database for inventory (including seed to sale tracking), maintenance logs, sample/test results, printing labels, weights and measures logs, and other reporting requirements + Prepare and test samples + Maintain functional knowledge of all laws governing the industry and engage in regular self-development to ensure timely knowledge of new and improved methods of extraction + Assist Manufacturing Manager and other key employees of the Company with review of business proposals, contracts and other matters regarding the extraction production process + Develop, coach, train and supervise a laboratory team, such as the Extraction Coordinator, Extraction Lead and Extraction Techs. + Perform all other duties as assigned or inherent to the position. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Direct Reports: Yes >1 CORE COMPENTENCIES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: + Organizational skills. Ability to coordinate tasks in order of priority, while effectively multi-tasking and address all needs of the Company, as it relates to the extraction process. + Communication skills. Ability to maintain clear and concise communication, across all departments and with all levels of employees. + Adaptability. Flexibility to adjust an approach or response to changes with applicable regulations and/or process challenges. + Accountability. Ability to take ownership of tasks and other responsibilities. Effectively self-manage during times of autonomous work. + Precision. Ability to apply scientific technique and exactness to the extraction process for production of cannabis oils and/or other concentrates in a laboratory setting. + Functional business acumen. Understand the core business purpose and how each functional unit lends to the development and growth of the Company. + Relationship and team building. Build trust and credibility amongst all business units, especially with the manufacturing and development team[s]. EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Required: + 1 -3 years as extraction technician in the cannabis industry or related field + Diploma or Certificate of Completion of General Education Studies from an accredited high school + Certificate of Completion of applicable Occupational Safety and Health training + Intermediate knowledge and practical use of Microsoft Office systems (i.e., MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and other MS Tools) and Google Sheets + Beginner knowledge and practical use of METRC + Intermediate knowledge and practical application of extraction methods, preparation and purification of cannabinoids + Functional knowledge of California cannabis regulations, specifically as it pertains to cultivation and manufacturing + Must be 21 years of age (or older) at the time of hire + Proficiency of the English language, verbal and written format Desired: + Some college coursework completed, at least 30 units preferably in Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety and/or other disciplines + Previous supervisory experience of extraction technicians in the cannabis industry PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit for long periods at a time; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Manual dexterity is essential to this position. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds, preferably utilizing partner lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily in a laboratory and office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low; however, fluctuation of noise level may occur during peak production. The temperature in the work environment is usually moderate; however, fluctuation of temperature, either decreasing or increasing (heat level) is likely to occur during peak production. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected. ID: 2020-1046 External Company Name: Central Coast Agriculture External Company URL: https://www.ccagriculture.com/ Street: 1201 W. Chestnut Ave