Casco Bay Hemp is Hiring a Lab Technician in Biddeford, Maine

Biddeford, ME 04005
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract
Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Lab Position: Full Job Description

The Lab Technician ensures high quality product and carries out day-to-day tasks including: testing, prepping, formulating, mixing, packaging, and fulfillment. The Lab Technician must monitor and maintain production facility in accordance with the state of Maine and standards set by Casco Bay Hemp.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute validation of analytical systems
  • Operate Homogenizer and bottling/packaging equipment
  • Process concentrates and extracts
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment
  • Operating, maintaining, and making adjustments and repairs to laboratory equipment such as analytical systems, pumps, microscopes, balances, rotary evaporator, centrifuges, and other laboratory equipment
  • Creating dilutions, HPLC diagnostics and repair, calibration
  • Maintaining inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment, and preparing requisitions as needed
  • Storing supplies and equipment, and keeping laboratory, storerooms and working areas immaculate
  • Washing and sterilizing laboratory glassware
  • Performing clerical work related to laboratory activities such as word processing, record keeping, and filing
  • Assist in packaging of final products as needed
  • Assist in the training of other technicians
  • Work with state licensed third party testing lab to ensure QC
  • Performs related duties as assigned

Compliance:

  • Ensure processing operation is fully compliant with state and federal regulations
  • Maintain analytical and other laboratory waste with registered waste disposal company while following state regulations
  • Maintaining material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products
  • Assure that operation adheres to all business and industry license requirements
  • Maintaining strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory and documents production by completing forms, reports, logs and records

Job Qualification Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a laboratory or manufacturing setting required
  • QA/QC Experience
  • Experience with Safe Food Quality (SQF) procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must not have been convicted of any felony offenses pursuant to state statues
  • Capacity to work independently and/or with vendors, perform troubleshooting and solve complex problems
  • The qualified individual will possess a keen interest and knowledge of Organic and Inorganic chemistry

Job Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures such as proportions and work with mathematical concepts such as probability. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent
  • Ability to keep precise, highly detailed, and accurate records of calculations, procedures, and inventory of equipment, chemicals, consumables, and production in both hard and soft copies
  • Required candidate would be a motivated self-starter with willingness to learn and dig into documentation and service manuals
  • Ability to follow written instruction and work to update SOP’s based on needs and changing industry requirements
  • Follow good health and safety practices and precautions applicable to a chemistry laboratory
  • Capabilities with computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories
  • Able to critically analyze, draw conclusions about, and summarize test results in a timely manner
  • Must be a highly flexible and motivated team player committed to working in a quality environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, along with frequent bending
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 100 pounds with assistance

To inquire, apply via our Indeed.com listing or send your cover letter and resume to eben@cascobayhemp.com