Extraction Specialist

Calgary - Alberta - Canada - LifeSciencesAndHealthCare - Research Facilities - ProjectManagementAndServices - Academic Master

We’re hiring an Extraction Specialist for our client, a startup cannabis company. This is a permanent position with huge potential for growth. Your job will involve extracting cannabis oil from the trim of the cannabis plant using an ethanol extraction system. Previous experience with extraction is required extracting cannabis and similar lypophyllic compounds or lipids. In addition, expertise in evaporation and removing ethanol from an extract is required.

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Sinead McLaughlin, Account manager

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About this role


  • Work closely with the Director of Production to optimize processes
  • Developing optimal methodology for cannabis oil extractions
  • Refining techniques for cannabis extraction
  • Performing cannabis extractions on a preparative and industrial scale
  • Develop SOPs based on Health Canada regulations
  • Troubleshoot extraction equipment as needed

About you


  • Proven knowledge of Health Canada regulations
  • Ability to create effective SOPs
  • A strong understanding of cannabis oil extractions or extraction of lipids with similar qualities
  • Must have worked with lypophylic compounds in the past
  • Must have worked in a similar previous role with hands on experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in the process from decarbonization to molecular distillation
  • Hands on experience working with extraction equipment in a cannabis production facility
  • Experience with analytical HPLC, LCMS, SFC regarding chromatography and supercritical CO2 systems
  • Must be proactive with a hard-working attitude in a dynamic, startup environment
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • An understanding of how start-ups work
  • Master's or PhD in relevant field
  • Ability to manage, lead and inspire others

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Publication: PUB267969
  • Location: Calgary
  • Market: LifeSciencesAndHealthCare
  • Hours per week: 45
  • Branche: Research Facilities
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Area of expertise: ProjectManagementAndServices
  • Closing date: July 5, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sinead McLaughlin

Account manager Brunel Canada - Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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