Extraction Manager

Toronto - Ontario - Canada - Life Sciences & Health Care - Research Facilities - Research & Development - Professional Bachelor

We’re hiring an Extraction Manager who will work within the Production & Operations Departments and report to the Operations Manager. As the Extraction Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination and execution of all activities within the Extraction department. The position will focus on scheduling and supervising the respective team, creating daily and weekly plans that meet the objective of the organization, continuous improvement and reporting results regularly.

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Sinead McLaughlin, Account manager

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About this role


  • Responsible for all Extraction operations, including the safety, production, quality and performance of the department. Extraction team is responsible for preparing equipment and plant materials for extraction, operating extraction equipment and handling extraction gases, cleaning and maintenance of lab and extraction equipment, maintaining records of product and inventory;
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching and development to the Extraction Review each employee for performance periodically and work with each employee to correct deficiencies and improve performance, attitude, and attendance;
  • Create a working environment within the Extraction team that enhances employee performance and retention;
  • Provide scheduling, forecasting changes and demands in resolving production and manpower challenges;
  • Provide orientation and training to ensure an effective and efficient team;
  • Develop, implement and maintain production tracking and continuously improve processes and procedures by fostering and operating in a continuous improvement environment;
  • Maintain production records and track key metrics, regularly report findings to management;
  • Create, present, and manage plans vs actual results as well as efficiencies;
  • Ensure that a safe working environment is maintained at all times by enforcing Company standards and completing regular inspections of department;
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of Health and Safety an instills a sense of urgency around compliance;
  • Works closely with Human Resources for all health and safety requirements, employee relation issues, hiring and orientation, training and development, disciplinary and corrective action, terminations, performance evaluations, policy and procedure implementation and enforcement, and all other HR related items.

About you


  • Minimum of 5 years production management experience is required; laboratory experience is also preferred;
  • BA/BS in Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Hands on laboratory experience with decarboxylization, winterization and short path distillation/fractional distillation;
  • Experience with oil post processing techniques, winterization, separation isolation, and product refinement;
  • Ideal candidate has expertise in subcritical and supercritical CO2 extraction methods as well as the purification, separation and isolation of various compounds of cannabis;
  • Lean Manufacturing/Total Quality Management (or similar) training considered and asset;
  • Proven ability to manage, encourage, and adopt effective communication practices;
  • Ability to act as a strong leader and effectively integrate into fast-paced and high-pressure teams with a strong sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines.

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.


  • Vacancy number: PUB227860
  • Location: Toronto
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Research Facilities
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Research & Development
  • Closing date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sinead McLaughlin

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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