Location: Boulder, CODepartment: Operations
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview

SLANG Worldwide Inc. is a leading cannabis-focused consumer packaged goods company.  The Company is focused on acquiring and developing market-proven regional brands, as well as creating new brands to meet the needs of cannabis consumers worldwide. SLANG is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol SLNG.

Job Summary

Boulder employs extraction technicians whose primary job responsibility is to produce and refine crude cannabis oil/extract through various extraction techniques and processes. Extraction technicians are expected to have a firm understanding of the chemical principles that are being applied during processing. Extraction technicians are also expected to record essential processing information during production, and report the information electronically on each batch that is processed. Making hands on decisions as an Extraction Technician will surround the following principles: Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform various production procedures.
    • Crude oil extraction, collection and refining
  • Participate in and pass the Extraction Technician Training Program.
  • Record and report various production measurements onto physical batch records, and transfer measurements into electronic logs and tracking software.
  • Record and report any production, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration operations performed in equipment logbooks.
  • Report any variation or deviation from expected values for process times, yields, and any other defined product characteristics throughout the production process to management.
  • Assist in proposing changes to documentation or production processes to improve safety (from a consumer and laboratory staff viewpoint), improve product quality and production efficiencies, and to reduce delivery time and product failures.
  • Assist in the disposal of all waste materials.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Ideally has at least 1 year of experience in a professional cannabis extraction production environment.
  • Has precursory knowledge in the operation of cannabis extraction equipment.
  • Has basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the oil processing industry
  • Has experience following instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform critical job functions.
  • Is mechanically inclined; able to find and diagnose mechanical issues with industrial equipment
  • Maintains a positive “can do” attitude in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Able to adjust to change quickly
  • Able to contribute positively to conversations about process improvement
  • Demonstrates basic attention to detail
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills
  • Has the ability to work with other team members as well as by oneself
  • Ability to read and interpret written and oral instructions

What to Expect

As a newly public company, in a new area of industry, SLANG is in the early stages of operations but is growing fast.  As a result, you will have the opportunity to own projects as they arise and make an impact on how we shape the organization. We are a hardworking, dedicated group, who are passionate about SLANG and ensuring the success of the company. You can expect a hardworking team, but a causal and flexible office environment.

Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance, STD, and LTD
  • ClassPass Corporate Wellness
  • 401k savings with a 2x employer match
  • Generous product discounts