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.


  • 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


  • 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

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