Processing Lab Supervisor
Posted on 9/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Cannabis dispensary
Company Overview
Cannabis with Confidence. That’s their promise. They believe that to have complete confidence in Curaleaf, it’s not just about what they grow, but how they grow it, and who they impact along the way.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Homestead, FL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
Lab & Research
QA & Testing
  • BS/BA Degree or greater in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or similar with at least 2-3 years' experience in a lab or manufacturing setting is highly preferred
  • QA/QC experience with HPLC and GC analysis preferred but not required
  • Scientific writing for processes, training, and procedures that require documentation
  • 1-year experience in the cannabis industry preferred
  • Directly supervises the Post Processing staff and accomplishes department results by communicating job expectations; weekly and monthly planning; monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
  • This position and all output metrics report directly to the Lab Manager. These reports will include all daily production metrics, establishing actual vs. expected production results with explanations of variances, staff absences and all associated production paperwork
  • Shows the capability to effectively communicate with management and co-workers on a professional basis. This will include all team members, leads, supervisors, and upper management
  • Preparing for efficient production by reviewing the manufacturing schedule; studying and clarifying specifications; calculating batch requirements; assembling and weighing plant materials and supplies for extractions, distillations and formulations
  • Ensure proper scheduling of Post Processing team, accounting for PTO and call offs when applicable
  • Performing all training required for Post Processing team, including maintaining all required documentation
  • Operating highly sophisticated extraction and processing equipment; Processing concentrate, extracts and formulated products
  • Cleaning and maintaining lab equipment and laboratory facility following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Operating, maintaining, adjusting, trouble shooting, and repairing laboratory equipment such as extractors, heaters, chillers, vacuum pumps, balances, centrifuges, distillation units and other laboratory equipment
  • Operating extraction equipment to extract crude oil utilizing Ethanol as a solvent in a C1D2 environment
  • Operating highly sophisticated purification equipment to convert crude oil into decarboxylated oil
  • Following procedures for extract purification, including ethanol addition, winterization, filtration, rotary evaporation, decarboxylation and distillation
  • Assisting with the development of further purification processes and in-process materials, including processes for new products
  • Maintaining inventory records of supplies, materials, equipment PMs as required, and preparing requisitions as needed
  • Maintaining strict inventory within state-issued cannabis inventory software, MJ Freeway, via regular cycle counts of WIP inventory
  • Storing supplies and equipment, disposing of waste according to state guidelines, and keeping laboratory, storerooms and working areas organized
  • Performing clerical work related to laboratory activities such as word processing, record keeping, data logging and filing
  • Maintaining material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products
  • Performing related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience with Ethanol Extraction, Winterization & Filtration, Rotary Evaporation, Distillations and Product Formulations
  • Able to draft weekly and monthly schedule for department processes, as well as establish daily metrics for each process on a week by week basis
  • Follow health and safety practices and precautions applicable to an extraction laboratory
  • Proper and safe handling and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes
  • Capable with computer systems, software, and hardware common to laboratories
  • Record keeping procedures, as well as regular audits of team's production sheets to ensure accuracy and completeness