Hemp Laboratory Scientist Job

Hemp Laboratory Scientist Job

As a leading cannabis recruiting agency, M&F Talent has a number of cannabis jobs available. Here is our latest career opportunity:

M&F Talent Partners is looking to fill a Hemp Laboratory Scientist job for a client in Southern California. The candidate must be an experienced research scientist. They will oversee laboratory operations at a Southern California cannabis/hemp cultivation and processing facility. The ideal candidate is a PHD-level graduate (or study) in the organic sciences and has formal laboratory work experience (California cannabis or hemp related work is preferred). Our hemp recruiting team feels this is a more technical career than seen with most hemp jobs.

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Hemp Laboratory Scientist Job Responsibilities: 

  • Analyze biochemical, microbiological, and molecular biological properties of hemp and cannabis plants/flowers
  • Grow and maintain plant tissue cultures
  • Develop pharmaceutical-grade cannabis extracts
  • Test phytochemicals and plant-based products
  • Create new SOP’s relating to efficient laboratory workHemp laboratory scientist job
  • Execute extraction and processing in accordance with state and local standards
  • Ensure consistency of product through quality control testing and procedures
  • Manage laboratory as defined by state guidelines and GMP’s (good manufacturing practices)
  • Ensure that METRC procedures are implemented and followed at the lab
  • Formulate chemical analyses of bioactive compounds relating to cannabis/hemp
  • The Hemp Laboratory Scientist job requires the preparation of scientific reports for management
  • Take pride in developing medical marijuana products
  • Ensure that the laboratory is consistently sterile and operational
  • Master​ ​and ​control ​all ​​equipment ​in ​a ​laboratory-type ​environment, including CO2, ​​light ​ ​hydrocarbon, ​​liquid ​​solvent, ​​and ​solvent-less​ ​extraction ​methods

Qualifications: 

  • PHD (or PHD study) in Biology or similar subject
  • 5 years of professional experience in a laboratory environment
  • Comfortability working with a plant-touching business in cannabis/hemp
  • Management experience (small team – laboratory)
  • Expert understanding of plant tissue culture procedures
  • Proficiency with organic extract processes
  • Experience developing SOP’s and GMP’s for laboratory operations
  • Ability to create and explain statistical data analyses
  • Cannabis / Hemp biology and cultivation knowledge a plus

 

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