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Cannabis Extraction Technician

Affinity - Clinton, MA

Affinity: Extraction Technician 

*Must live within a 40-mile radius from Clinton, MA

If you have a laboratory technician background and are excited to apply your knowledge, skills, and experience to America’s hottest industry, please keep reading!

Affinity is a fully vertically integrated Massachusetts Medical Marijuana company that recently started up cultivation and expects to open retail soon. We are looking for a Cannabis Extraction Technician to operate our state-of-the-art extraction and distillation / refinement equipment, preparing clean THC and CBD plant extractions for concentrates and infused products.

Our team is very talented, adaptable, close-knit, and we intend to hire people with similar attributes.

Position Overview:

Responsible for carrying-out daily production of high-purity cannabis oil and distillate. Candidate is to possess a high degree of organization while contributing to a company culture based on quality, continuous improvement, and camaraderie.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist senior team members in processing cannabis biomass by way of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE)
  • Refine crude cannabis oil to produce high purity active desired ingredients for consumables
  • Maintain production logbooks pertaining to extraction and refinement
  • Maintain daily logbooks pertaining to equipment maintenance, laboratory balances and laboratory environment.
  • Digitally upload production logs to excel
  • Carry out sampling protocols for extraction, kitchen and cultivation
  • Prepare samples to be sent to internal quality control
  • Ensure laboratories are clean and in order
  • Carry-out inventory audits of laboratory supplies and reagents
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures to drive product quality and yield
  • Contribute to a dynamic, collaborative, and positive team environment and culture
  • Other tasks as needed, or as per changes to the above list

Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience in a laboratory setting, preferably working under ISO-accredited guidelines.
  • General understanding of cannabis chemistry preferred
  • Coursework and/or degree in chemistry, physics, engineering or biology preferred but not required
  • Strong documentation and organization skills
  • Comfort using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and employee scheduling software
  • Must be able to be on your feet during your shift and continuously lift 50 lbs
  • Must pass a comprehensive background check (CORI)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Affinity is focused on being best-in-class in all we do. We are selective with our hiring, and as a result have a smart, collaborative, and enthusiastic team. Our approach involves aligning employee skills and interests with company needs and providing great support. We have a very competitive benefits package, with the company paying 80% of the medical insurance premium and 100% of the dental and vision programs.

If the above sounds interesting, we’d love to hear from you!


Affinity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military service or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, and federal laws. We strongly support diversity and inclusion and are committed to promoting equity throughout our recruiting process and our operations. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Posted On: Monday, October 12, 2020

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