Cannabis Extraction Expert / Consultant Full-Time

purileaf

US Maryland California

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Job Summary

Purileaf is a new medicinal cannabis extracts company located near Toronto, Canada, currently undergoing the Canadian federal cannabis legislation licensing process. We are seeking a cannabis processing expert with several years of experience with hands-on production of cannabis extracts (including extraction and distillation). The successful candidate will be leading, advising and working with a dynamic team of cannabis processing specialists and technicians in approx. 4-8 months. We aim to be a leading producer of premium quality cannabis extracts, offering highly specified products to treat a wide variety of medical ailments. Travel will be required, but we are agreeable to fly-in/fly-outs, contract, and part-time work, so relocation may not be necessary.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities:

  • guide team in selecting equipment and preparing raw cannabis materials for processing;
  • develop production process including extraction of dried cannabis using supercritical CO2;
  • oversee preparation of chemical extracts and dilutions to specifications using ancillary equipment;
  • formulate molecular/fractional distillation methods and processes to achieve desired concentrations of various cannabinoids;
  • coordinate and lead production team in maintaining and using facility equipment such as chromatography machines, pumps, microscopes, balances, and centrifuges, as required;
  • advise on refinement and preparation of cannabis oils, concentrates, and distillates in accordance to product line specifications and production schedules;
  • develop production plans and specifications;
  • actively participate in R&D projects involving novel supercritical CO2 extraction and distillation methods.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract, Fly-In/Fly-Out

Salary: $70,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year

Qualifications and Skills

Skills:

Expert in cannabis processing; organized; leadership potential; detail and team-oriented; hard-working; entrepreneurial.

Education:

Bachelor of science or college degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or equivalent.

Experience:

Prerequisite: Minimum 3-5 years hands-on experience in cannabis processing, including extraction and distillation. We will NOT consider applications from individuals without specific experience in cannabis processing.

Asset: Over 5 years hands-on experience in cannabis processing.

Employment status: We are flexible on the nature of the engagement provided we have the right individual with the required specific experience in cannabis processing. We are willing to consider full-time/permanent positions, part-time work (including fly-in/fly-outs) and contract work (salary to be pro-rated accordingly).

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Fly-In/Fly-Out, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • cannabis processing: 3 years

How to apply

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Location

US Maryland California

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