Summary of Functions:
Assist manufacturing team in the production of cannabis-based medicines and supervise/manage all aspects of laboratory production and analysis. This position reports to the General Manager.
Create and characterize products throughout its phases in production.
Run and maintain lab equipment including but not limited to HPLC, GCMS, rotary evaporation, solvent extractions, and fractional distillation.
Write and update SOPs, work instructions, and other lab procedures.
Train staff in extraction and other laboratory techniques as needed.
Perform other functions as necessary to provide an adequate supply of product to meet patient demand.
Keep organized records of all procedures and results using good laboratory practice.
Able to work independently as well as operating as a team.
Perform validations for new equipment and processes.
Keep inventory of lab equipment and supplies to ensure continuity of lab and production functionality.
Maintain/implement and adhere to work safety, chemical safety and hygiene measures.
Performs weekly safety-checks of fire-extinguishing equipment, eyewash stations and shower stations. Attends safety meetings as required.
Develop and refine formulation methods in conjunction to Vireo’s science team.
Bachelor’s in chemistry or related discipline is required. An advanced degree in chemistry or related discipline is preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (i.e. Excel, Word) and other cloud-based data collection software.
Familiarity with GLP, GMP, OSHA or other standardized manufacturing and safety guidelines.
Good reasoning abilities is required to solve a wide range of problems.