Processing Lab Technician


Phoenix, AZ, USA

Full time

Jan 24

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (Curaleaf) is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States, Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 123 dispensaries, 25 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 5,000 team members. Curaleaf International is the leading vertically integrated cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction, and production.  Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

Our corporate social responsibility is Rooted In Good  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Social Equity + Sustainability Social Responsibility | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence We believe in taking corporate and social responsibility very seriously, from our educational outreach to national partnerships, state-wide initiatives and local causes. Giving back to the communities where we operate is important to us, and helps to change old attitudes by showing the positive impact of cannabis in creating jobs, changing lives, and helping local communities.

We educate. We advocate. We give.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Extract crude oil from ground cannabis flower

Process and refine cannabis-infused oil thru winterization, centrifugation, filtration and decarboxylation.

Preparation of equipment and grinding plant material for extractions

Accurately weighing materials and recording those weights

Maintaining accurate records

Maintain strict inventory records of all raw materials, supplies, and equipment.

Complete the cleaning and sanitization of all production equipment, work surfaces, and tools

Responsible for proper waste disposal according to state guidelines and Curaleaf policy

Operates and maintains extraction equipment used to extract crude oil from ground cannabis.

Operates and maintains laboratory equipment used to refine crude oil into post processed oil

Reclaim ethanol used if winterization using a Rotovap

Accurately perform calculations and dilutions of crude oil for winterization

Accurately fill out electronic batch records and supporting documentation

Follows SOP’s and submits revision requests for SOPs according to new methods to optimize processes, as necessary.

Washes, sterilizes, and restocks laboratory glassware.

Performs clerical work related to laboratory activities such as word processing, record keeping, data collection and filing.

Possess an understanding of scientific measurement, methods of measurement, units of measurement and cGMP data collection

Maintain and record data in our seed-to-sale tracking software.

Maintain clean extraction and laboratory environment which adhere to GLPs and GMPs.

Performs other related tasks as required by Management


Ensure processing operation is fully compliant with state and federal regulations

Maintain analytical and other laboratory waste with registered waste disposal company while following state regulations

Maintaining material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products

Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements

Maintaining strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and records

Skill, Experience & Education:

College Degree in STEM preferred

1-2 years of laboratory and/or related hands-on experience

Proficiency with Microsoft based programs

Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations

Ability to troubleshoot process or equipment failures

Ability to have detailed records, proper labeling, and data tracking

Familiarity with chemical and laboratory safety

Able to work independently and within team environments to accomplish tasks

Motivated and eager to learn/develop

Physical Requirements:

Allergen warnings - Potential exposure to dust, pollen, and plant pathogens. 

Exposure to cleaning solvents, such as high volumes of isopropyl alcohol.

All jobs require daily use of provided PPE, such as masks, hair nets, beard covers, respirators, boot covers, scrubs, non-slip shoes, and Tyvek suits as necessary. 

Ability to work in confined spaces 

Exposure to loud noises, including but not limited to air compressors, packaging equipment, and alarms. 

Exposure to CO2 manufacturing procedures at OSHA approved CO2 levels

Must be 21+

Must be able to pass a criminal background check 

Curaleaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity


Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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