Operator 3 Emulsion/Crystallization

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Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Operator 3 – Emulsion/Crystallization will be responsible for all duties related to the emulsion and crystallization processes. This key role requires a high level of attention to detail and safety while continuously adhering to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Exercise detail orientated execution and troubleshooting of the crystallization process
  • Identify and understand theoretical and applicable variations of all processes and SOPs related to maintaining and sustaining a safe and productive process
  • Work safely and comfortably with volatile solvents using glassware and lab techniques
  • Ensure Quality and SOPs are always adhered to
  • Capable of completing analytical weight checks and temperature measurements
  • Communicate and escalate any issues with the production process
  • Assist Area Lead and/or Supervisor in the coordination of daily activities to determine opportunities for continuous improvement in productivity, efficiency and quality
  • Calibrate, operate, and maintain all equipment used
  • Collaborate in the planning and development of continuous improvement for the related processes
  • High level of attention to detail while meeting strict timelines and production practices
  • Other Duties as assigned by the Lead, Supervisor or Production Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in chemistry, chemical or mechanical engineering, or related field is a definite asset
  • Experience with various lab techniques working with volatile solvents is an asset
  • Previous experience with crystallization or distillation is an asset
  • Experience with bath and circulation thermostats is an asset
  • Knowledge of GMP and GPP is an asset
  • Strong verbal and analytical skills with accuracy in relation to data is required
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload across multiple simultaneous tasks, in a fast-paced work environment, while ensuring delivery of high-quality work and meeting timelines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an ability to learn new software applications
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Operator 3′

 

About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor
deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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