Analytical Chemist

Location: Eustis, Florida
Date Posted: 03-08-2018
About us

 At MedMen, we started our journey in 2010 as a team of two with one big idea and a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.

Our Story

We started MedMen with a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.

MedMen is the first turnkey marijuana corporation of its kind and is transforming the way people experience and perceive this previously underground multi-billion-dollar cannabis/wellness industry. At MedMen you'll be inspired, challenged and humbled working with insanely smart and passionate people.


Summary 

Working in collaboration with the laboratory manager, the analytical chemist ensures high quality data analytical testing and reporting in the laboratory. Analyses include gas and liquid chromatographic methods, water content, and other testing as required.  Testing is carried out in a cGLP (current good laboratory practices) environment.  Knowledge and experience in good laboratory sample preparation and measurement techniques is required.

 
Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Understand the needs of the test requestor and ensure the tests requested are appropriate and will generate the information needed.
  • Ability to develop new methods and perform routine assays with very high data integrity.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a cGLP environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Managing multiple projects and analytical methods simultaneously.
  • Computer proficiency, especially with MS Excel.
  • New analytical method development.
  • Generating and maintaining the SOP for the analyses.
  • Managing laboratory consumables inventory.
 

Competencies
 
  • Analytical:Ability to systematically gather information from a variety of sources and draw appropriate conclusions with evaluation of alternatives for each alternative.
  • Technical Capacity & Thoroughness:High familiarity with creating and maintaining worksheets and accurately interpreting all analytical data, graphs and equipment results.
  • Communication Proficiency:Accurately and factually communicating results of analytical results, validations and methodology. Must be able to convey complex information in a way that the audience can understand.
  • Customer Focus:Provide excellent service to all internal and external customers.
  • Professionalism: Ability to maintain professional conduct, demeanor and approach.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be comfortable working with medical cannabis and similar products.
  • Must be a team player with ability to lead and work with multi-functional groups.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

Work is carried out in a research and development laboratory. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee handles hazardous chemicals in the laboratory. The employee will be required to wear all appropriate safety equipment including but not limited to eye protection, gloves, and a lab coat. 
Library work is required. 
An employee in this position works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention. Strict adherence to corporate and/or plant policies, rules and regulations in these areas is required.
 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
The employee occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger,handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Travel

Occasional travel is expected for this position.


Required Education and Experience
 
  • BS/BA in a science.
  • One year of experience in audited/regulated laboratory environment.
  • Experience in lieu of college degree will be considered
 

Preferred Education and Experience
 
  1. A degree in plant biology or analytical chemistry.
  2. Two or more years of experience in an cGLP or ISO regulated environment. 



Work Authorization/Security Clearance 

This position does not approve visa requirements, H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. Submittal and clearance of drug and background screening to meet Company Policy expectation.
 

AAP/EEO Statement

MMMG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MMMG complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
MMMG expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MMMG employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
 
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