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Cannabis Analytical Chemist – Cannabis Careers in Massachusetts- The United Green

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  • Salary: $58000 - $70000 / year
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  • Job ID: 04300
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Job Description

We are hiring for an Analytical Chemist II and III, these positions will be performing routine testing routine Cannabis/Hemp flowers, extracts, edibles and oils. You will be reporting to the Laboratory Director.

Duties

  • Support all aspects of laboratory test work including receiving of samples, homogenization, extractions, dilutions, etc.
  • Analyze samples consisting of a variety of matrices using traditional laboratory techniques using LC/MS, GC/MS, ICP-MS, HPLC, PCR, etc.
  • Data entry, sample intake and sample management using the LIMS and word processing as required.
  • Maintain inventory of samples, laboratory supplies, sample storage and disposal, cleaning and other supporting lab processes.
  • Properly dispose of chemical and biohazard waste.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment, laboratory glassware and laboratory facility.
  • Maintain, calibrate and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation.
  • Lead and participates in training and continuous improvement projects.
  • Takes ownership of issues and follows through to resolution.
  • Lead and participate in laboratory investigations and resolution.
  • Ensure customer results are reported quickly and accurately, meeting the laboratory performance metrics.
  • Follow all regulatory requirements and established SOPs including safety and health, quality assurance and quality control.
  • Compliance with all local and state guidelines requiring chain of custody of controlled substances.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    • Must have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field.
    • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant industry and laboratory experience in a high production laboratory specialized in fast turnaround times – food safety, clinical, forensic, environmental and cannabis experience preferred.
    • Instrument experience required – LCMS, GCMS, HPLC, PCR.
    • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and maintain a strong work ethic.
    • Must be willing to be subjected to a background check to be approved by the Florida Department of Health.
    • Experience in a highly regulated industry with GLP, FDA and ISO 17025 requirements preferred.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication and customer support skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems (e.g., Design of Experiments)
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