Director of Extraction

  • CannabizTeam
  • Chicago, IL
  • 10 Mar, 2021

Job Description

Our client a vertically integrated, multistate cannabis company is looking for a Director of Extraction to help support our growth efforts. This role report into our EVP of Operations and is integral for the success and design of our new lab and expanded facilities.


  • Develop methods for dry and FF butane, ethanol and solvent less extractions and post-processing
  • Work directly with vendors to source, FAT, and install new extraction technologies
  • Maintains extraction capacity models and KPIs for extraction across network
  • Conduct tech transfers of extraction methods and concentrate SOPs between Ascend sites
  • Design extraction labs for new facilities and lab expansions
  • Optimize and scale-up existing extraction processes to increase production in accordance with demand
  • Onboard remediation technologies for pesticides, heavy metals, and color
  • Create critical quality attributes for concentrate products
  • Train site staff in all extraction procedures


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or relevant degree
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Comfortable with travel up to 75%
  • Creative and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Must reside within a close proximity to one of the flagship locations (states include: IL, NY, MI, MA, NJ, OH)

Compensation: $130,000 base salary

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below - all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.

CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM100