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  • Contact Email: dlawson@highergrowthsearch.com
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2022

Our client, a cannabis testing facility in Santa Cruz, is seeking an Analytical Chemist to work under the Lab Manager and execute sample analysis. The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Chemistry or a related field and have experience with all analytical methods such as HPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Analyze cannabis samples according to company standard
- Ensure compliance via out-of-specification (OOS) and corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) reports
- Independently and consistently capture traceable and reliable results
- Perform regular maintenance of all lab instruments according to company standard
- Collaborate with Lab Manager to develop new SOPs that promote efficiency, as needed
- Keep all lab equipment, instruments, and work stations clean and sterile at all times
- Adhere to all state and federal regulations
- Miscellaneous duties, as assigned  

Requirements & Qualifications:
- Must be 21 years of age or older
- B.S. in Chemistry or other relevant science-related degree
- 1+ years of experience working in a lab, specifically with HPLC, GC-MS, and LC-MS
- Computer and tech savvy
- Microsoft Office and Agilent software proficiency
- Ability to work both as part of a team and independently with limited supervision
- Strong attention to detail and compliance
- Reliability/Punctuality

Compensation: $50k-$60k/year DOE