Laboratory Analyst

  • Cannabis Jobs
  • Manassas, VA, USA
  • 14 Feb, 2021

Job Description

WHO IS DALITSO Dalitso is focused on integrating standard medical, scientific, and operational practices into the medical cannabis industry, improving the quality, safety and affordability of cannabis-based medicines for our patients in Pennsylvania. THE OPPORTUNITY The Laboratory Analyst role assists the manufacturing team in the production of cannabis-based medicines. + Weigh and prepare samples for analytical testing + Analyze samples for cannabinoid potency using HPLC + Identify and quantify Terpenes using GC + Calibrate and Maintain HPLC & GC + Order Chemical Supplies + Microbial analysis via PCR + Dispose of Chemical Waste + Troubleshoot Analytical Equipment EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE + BS/BA in chemistry, biochemistry or biology + Minimum of three years work experience in related field focusing on chemical processing and equipment use. (HPLC/GC primarily) + Ability to communicate to employees in organization + Preferred + Previous experience in medical cannabis industry PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS + Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks + Frequently sitting + Ability to work flexible schedule, including periodic weekends + Occasionally Twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl + Ability to communicate orally with management and other co-workers is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication may be required. Sitting or standing for extended periods is common. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents. + Some heavy lifting may be required. Exertion of up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. + Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment. + Must be comfortable operating and troubleshooting equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The job is performed indoors and outdoors. Must be able to work in hot, humid environments for extended periods of time with exposure to dust, allergens, and water. Appropriate PPE will be provided. Activities include extended periods of sitting, standing, kneeling, stooping and bending. Twisting in tight areas may also be required at times. OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. We offer benefit packages that may include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short, and Long Term Disability.