Peak Processing Solutions
RESPONSIBILITIES Work with controlled substances in a GPP environment. Work with cannabis raw materials including dried or fresh/frozen cannabis Follow SOPs, execute work instructions and complete batch records related to extraction and refinement. Prepare cannabis raw materials for extraction and processing. Operate, maintain, and clean/sanitize extraction, distillation, and crystallization equipment in compliance with applicable safety procedures and guidelines. Inspect equipment for hazards, leaks, malfunctions and general wear that might lead to unsafe working conditions or inefficient processing. Operate scales, chillers, heaters, gas compressors, vacuum pumps, mixers, ovens, vacuum ovens, and other processing equipment. Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, temperature sensors and gas detectors to ensure safe and optimal processing conditions. Maintain logs of instrument readings, extraction conditions and test results. Maintain inventory records of all cannabis raw materials, chemicals and equipment used in the extraction and processing facilities. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of extraction and processing rooms using proper equipment/supply storage and waste disposal in accordance with guidelines. Maintain material safety data sheets for all department chemicals. Produce extracts and concentrates based on finished product specifications. Handle pressurized and/or flammable gas and liquid cylinders in accordance with appropriate safety procedures and guidelines. Perform clerical work such as word processing, record keeping and record filing. Assist in data collection and report generation. Other duties as assigned. Able to work 12 hour continental shift. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES Minimum two years or relevant experience. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Experience with cannabis extraction and distillation considered and asset. Good understanding of cannabis extraction and refinement processes. Familiarity with GMP, GPP, GLP considered an asset. Strong mechanical aptitude. Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite. Post-secondary education in chemistry, chemical engineering, or related is required. Good Understanding of Cannabis regulations is an asset. Process operator red seal is an asset. Multitasking, good communication skills, good interpersonal skills and ability to function under pressure and with a fast-paced environment.