Chief Processing Officer Job

Chief Processing Officer Job

As a leading cannabis staffing agency, M&F Talent has several cannabis careers available. Here is our latest job:

M&F Talent is looking to fill a Chief Processing Officer job for a cannabis client in Illinois. This individual will be ​ ​tasked ​ ​with ​ ​overseeing ​ ​all extraction  ​operations​ ​across​ ​our client’s​ ​many​ ​cannabis extracts labs. ​ ​They will ​ ​be ​ ​in ​ ​charge ​ ​of product ​ ​development, ​ ​setting ​ ​& ​ ​enforcing ​ ​quality​ ​control ​ ​standards,  regulatory​ ​compliance, designing/setting ​ ​up ​ ​labs​ ​and ​ ​creating ​ ​SOPs​ ​for​ ​all ​ ​extraction ​ ​and ​ ​refinement ​ ​procedures. ​ They will ​ ​work​ ​closely​ ​with cannabis cultivation teams and​ ​lab ​ ​directors​ ​at ​ ​all ​ ​company​ ​locations  ​ ​and ​ ​will ​ ​travel ​ ​to ​ ​each ​ ​facility frequently. Our cannabis staffing team is excited to work on this search, which falls much more in line with our technical career searches than most cannabis careers.

Location: Chicago, IL

Chief Processing Officer Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee ​​the ​​scaling ​​up ​​of ​​extraction ​​operations​​to ​​accommodate ​​large ​​medical ​​patient
    demand
  • Adopt ​​and ​​promote ​​a ​​high ​​energy​​culture ​​that ​​stresses​​close ​​communication ​​and
    teamwork​ ​among ​ ​all ​ ​labs​ ​and ​ ​departments
  • Oversee ​​formulations​​of ​​high-quality​​medical ​​cannabis​​products
  • Ensure ​​operations​​comply​​with ​​all ​​regulations, ​​policies, ​​and ​​procedures, ​​relating ​​to
    safety, ​security, ​and ​ ​health
  • Ability​​to ​​master​​and ​​control ​​all ​​equipment ​​in ​​a ​​laboratory-type ​​environment, ​​including
    CO2, ​ ​light ​ ​hydrocarbon, ​ ​liquid ​ ​solvent, ​ ​and ​ ​solventless​ ​extraction ​ ​methods
  • Work​​with ​​lab ​​directors​​to ​​develop ​​and ​​document ​​Standard ​​Operating ​​Procedures ​​for
    extraction ​ ​and ​ ​refinement
  • Manufacture pharmaceutical-grade cannabis extracts
  • Assist ​​with ​​recruiting, ​​hiring, ​​and ​​train ​​extraction ​​and ​​refinement ​​technicians​​ and ​​other
    positions​ ​within ​ the​ ​lab ​​facilities
  • Communicate with cannabis dispensary teams about inventory and forecasting
  • Oversee ​​procurement ​​of ​​equipment ​​for​​lab ​​build-out
  • Provide ​​feedback​​ on ​​build-out ​​and ​​setup ​​of ​​equipment
  • Ensure ​​consistency ​​and ​​efficacy​​of ​​product ​​through ​​quality ​​control ​​testing ​​and
    procedures
  • Assist ​​with ​​compliance, ​​including ​​the ​​creation ​​of ​​batch ​​production ​​records ​​and ​​labels,
    specific​ ​to ​ ​each ​ ​state ​ ​and ​ ​in ​ ​accordance ​ ​with ​ ​company​ ​standards
  • Research ​​extraction ​​and ​​refinement ​​processes​​ to ​​ensure ​​they​​meet ​​or ​​exceed ​​industry
    standards
  • Develop ​​and ​​maintain ​​relationships ​​with ​​various​​ research ​​partners
  • Chief Processing Officer must develop ​​and ​​validate ​​new ​​analytical ​​methods
  • Identify​​research ​​areas​​that ​​could ​​lead ​​to ​​the ​​development ​​of ​​new​​products
  • Maintain ​​detailed ​​and ​​organized ​​lab ​​notebooks ​​and ​​research ​​files

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent ​​research ​​and ​​data ​​analysis​​skills
  • Good ​​documentation ​​practices
  • Comfortable working in a cannabis startup environment
    chief processing officer job
  • Experience ​​designing ​​and ​​building ​​out ​​cannabis ​​extraction ​​labs
  • Can ​​develop ​​and ​​continuously ​​improving ​​SOPs ​​for​​ all ​​lab ​​operations
  • Management experience in ​​a ​​lab ​​including ​​coordinating ​​supplies, ​​consumables​​and
    maintaining ​ ​equipment
  • Vape ​​oil ​​post-processing ​​experience, ​​winterization, ​​separation, ​​isolation,
    and ​ ​product ​ ​refinement
  • Understanding of ​​fractional ​​distillation
  • Experience ​​operating ​​state-mandated ​​inventory​​tracking ​​systems
  • Knowledge ​​of ​​multiple ​​states​​marijuana ​​laws​​and ​​state ​​regulations
  • Priority​​is given ​​to ​​candidates​​with ​​experience ​​5​+ ​​years​​in ​​licensed ​​facilities
  • Chief Processing Officer job requires experience ​​managing ​​multiple ​​facilities
  • Broad ​​experience ​​with ​​extraction ​​techniques​​and ​​equipment

 

If you would like to apply for the Cheif Processing Officer job, or any of our cannabis careers, please follow this link.

To see other M&F Talent career opportunities, or learn more about our cannabis staffing operations, please go to our Jobs Section.

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