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Extraction Lab Operations Manager

Lowell Farms Salinas, CA

  • Expired: August 04, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

About Us

Lowell Farms Inc. (CSE:LOWL; OTCQX:LOWLF) is a California-based vertically-integrated cannabis company with advanced production capabilities supporting every step of the supply chain; including cultivation, extraction, manufacturing, brand sales, marketing, and distribution. Founded in 2014 as Indus Holdings, Inc, Lowell Farms grows artisan craft cannabis with a deep love and respect for the plant and prides itself on using sustainable materials from seed to sale to produce an extensive portfolio of award-winning original and licensed brands, including Lowell Herb Co, House Weed, MOON, and Kaizen Medicinals, for licensed retailers state-wide.

Lowell Farms Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Lowell Farms Inc. complies with all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state, or local law.


The Extraction Lab Operations Manager will supervise all aspects of on-site extraction operations including intake of material, inventory management and control, production scheduling for both Extraction and Packaging teams and finished goods management.

Key Responsibilities

* Direct daily and weekly production schedule for extraction and packaging to ensure that production capacity achieved and maximized

* Manage direct reports (Extraction Technicians, Inventory Associate, Packagers, Drivers) to achieve agreed goals and production milestones

* Coordinate moving parts to growing business unit: project supplies needs and budgets, order supplies in cost efficient manner, anticipate needs and demands as business scales, escalate concerns and identify roadblocks in timely and productive manner

* Input data and production numbers into ExactMax ERP system

* Dynamic problem solving for inventory issues related to checks-and-balance controls

* Coordinate with independent testing labs; submitting samples for testing, tracking and documenting samples and results, reporting to clients

* Draft SOPs, develop repeatable processes for extraction operations to become scalable, efficient operation

* Train and supervise staff

* Coordinate with Cypress Manufacturing on oil/material needs, accounting and general administrative needs

* When applicable, report necessary data to state-required track and trace systems

* Fluent in state and local regulations and operating requirements, while being the point of contact for official compliance and risk management policies and procedures

* Develop and update spreadsheets for real-time data reporting, other types of organizational data reporting

* Able to roll up sleeves and jump in on the packaging line (leading by example, in some cases, and in order to set a benchmark on packaging speeds), client communications, internal management and executive communications and progress meetings


Qualifications & Experience

* High School Diploma BA or BS preferred

* Minimum 3-5 Years management or related field (procurement, manufacturing, inventory) experience

* Proven Track Record of Leadership and Ability to Build Work Culture for a Small, High-Performing Team

* Appetite to gain thorough understanding of cannabis supply chain and production techniques

* 21 years of age

Strongly Desired

* Passion for learning

* Dedicated to creating great outcomes

* Interest in the cannabis industry

* Ability to create and maintain positive and collaborative team environment

* Ability to work on several tasks or projects simultaneously, prioritizing and following through to successful outcomes

* Some project management experience

* Friendly, positive personality, and excellent interpersonal skills


* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance

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Lowell Farms


Salinas, CA



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