London Manufacturing Jobs

Extraction Technician

by Motif Labs

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 12, 2021
Motif Labs

Job Description

Extraction Technician


The Extraction Technician is responsible for carrying out the supercritical carbon dioxide extraction, decarboxylation, milling and/or shipping/receiving activities at Motif. This role will perform day-to-day duties in compliance with SOPs and Health Canada Regulations under the guidance of the Extraction Operations Supervisor.


Motif Labs is a licensed cannabis extraction facility located in SW Ontario. Motif operates as a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Producers (LP's) and 3rd Party Brands. Motif is positioned for significant growth throughout 2021, and we are seeking dynamic and professional individuals to join our team. Motif prides itself on Integrity, Collaboration and Quality, and these core values are at the center of everything we do. 


  • Adhere to all SOPs for the operation, testing and maintenance of equipment
  • Identify improvement opportunities and report issues in order to maximize efficiency, quality and yield while ensuring safety and reliability
  • Keep accurate inventory control
  • Perform sanitation activities as per GPP requirements
  • Sample preparation for all required analytical testing
  • Ensure 100% compliance with QA requirements during day-to-day activities
  •  Working at heights will be required, as necessary
  • Handling pressurized gas cylinders
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Minimum GED requirement with 2+ years laboratory and/or production experience in pharmaceuticals, food, botanical extraction or related industry
  • Post secondary education preferred
  • Experience within Cannabis industry is preferred
  • Previous experience operating high pressure systems, especially botanical or supercritical carbon dioxide extraction processes, is preferred
  • Mechanical inclination is an asset
  • Attention to detail and commitment to safety while operating process equipment
  • Positive attitude with strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills including ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Shows initiative and ownership of work and willingness to learn
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Physically fit; standing and/or sitting will be required for long periods of time and must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Required to pass a criminal background check
  • Must be able to work various shift schedules as required
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