Lab Technician-Closed

We don’t fit the mold of any other manufacturing company. We’re much cooler. And we want you to come join us!  

At True North Labs we are driven by the healing power of plant medicine. Our leading-edge licensed laboratory located in Pfyn is where we live up to our mission of providing traceable cannabis extracts made with honest methods. We are a diverse group of individuals, coming from a wide breadth of industries, backgrounds and experiences. Underpinning our company is a culture where everyone can truly be themselves. This is our priority at True North and it inspires our commitment to quality and innovation within the global marketplace.  


As laboratory technician, you will play an integral role in the production of high-quality cannabis extracts and products. You will be involved in the development and optimization of extraction processes and product formulations. Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be involved in the day-to-day operations of extraction and refining cannabis extracts while working closely with Quality Assurance to ensure compliance with stringent regulations Tasks will include prepping material, pre- and post-processing, extraction, decarboxylation, filtration, distillation, maintenance, machine operation, documentation and cleaning. Handling of solvents will be involved.  We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and energetic. The position requires an extremely high level of organization and attention to detail, as well as critical thinking and interpersonal communication with all departments.  

We work in a fast paced environment where we build something bigger than ourselves every day. Other duties may arise from time to time/most of the time and as a team, we look to support each other.

Essential Functions

  • Operating delicate machinery for the production of high quality extracts; milling, extraction, distillation and crystallization equipment
  • Perform various production sanitation activities in conformance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Production Practices (GPPs)  
  • Carry out maintenance of equipment as per schedules  
  • Contribute to the improvement of current procedures and development of new processes  
  • Work with a variety of products, solutions and tools  
  • Follow Good Production Practices (GMP) and maintain equipment by cleaning and sanitizing as per SOPs  
  • Complete paperwork to comply with company SOPs and requirements
  • Enter all activities into records, prepare and submit samples for analysis
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Standard /Guidelines  
  • Perform cross-function roles such as packaging, shipment, routine cleaning tasks, etc.  

Desired Skills

  • Good English, written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with ability to work in fast-paced team environment
  • Creating and maintaining safe, effective environment
  • Equipment calibration
  • Supply management

Previous Experience

  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing or similar environment is an asset
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with accuracy and care not to damage products
  • Experience with following safety protocols and understanding SOPs an asset
  • Previous GMP Training or experience in a regulated and highly compliant environment is an asset
  • Foster a culture of safety, health and mutual accountability
  • Ability to lift up to 20 kgs at a time
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction and learn new skills
  • Required to wear appropriate PPE (provided)