This position will support SISU Extracts and will be based in Eureka, CA.


We are hiring for the Night Shift - 11:15pm - 7:45am


The Extraction Technician Lead is responsible for creating high quality unrefined oleoresin ‘crude’.  Extraction Technician Lead will train on and perform extraction operations using our systems and operations (and accompanying equipment) including an extraction, evaporator, and micro-extractions.  Experience working in extraction is highly preferred because our operators are required to maintain the highest standards of efficiency, safety, cleanliness and accountability at all times.  A proactive, can-do attitude are our standard and we look for highly motivated, team oriented, fast paced, diligent, awesome folks! We pride ourselves on our work ethic and will stop at nothing to create quality products.

What You'll Do

• Operate highly sophisticated extraction equipment and all associated support equipment.
• Process crude oleoresin extracts and THC concentrates.
• Clean and maintain extraction and post-processing equipment.
• Clean and maintain the laboratory facility.
• Maintaining strict inventory records of all plants, chemicals and equipment used in the laboratory.
• Operate, maintain, adjust and perform basic repairs to laboratory equipment such as vacuum pumps, diaphragm pumps, piston-type pumps, various small valves, balances, bench scales, rotary evaporators, recirculating heaters and chillers, short path distillation equipment, wiped film distillation equipment, and various other laboratory equipment.
• Maintain inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment.
• Prepare requisitions as needed.
• Ensure consistency and efficacy of product through quality control testing and procedures.
• Dispose of waste according to state and local municipality guidelines.
• Keep laboratory, store rooms and working areas immaculate.
• Wash and sanitize laboratory glassware.
• Perform clerical work related to laboratory activities.
• Maintain material safety data sheets for all department chemicals and products.
• Adhere to quality control procedures.
• Comply with local and state guidelines requiring chain of custody of controlled substances.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

What You Have

  • Minimum 1 year Extraction experience preferred.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members at all levels.
  • Demonstrates consistent logic, rationality, and objectivity in decision-making.
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, challenging environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Will need to have the ability to make their own judgements and manage their own issues, bringing any issues beyond their abilities to their management.

Working Environment

  • Operations: This position will work in an indoor manufacturing facility with controlled temperatures; may be exposed to bright lighting, loud equipment, airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and working in close proximity with staff and vendors.

Physical Requirements

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Some lifting, squatting, bending, pushing and pulling.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis without assistance.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, talk and hear for extended periods of time.

Job Requirements

  • Work revolves around objectives, projects and priorities, not hours; must be able to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime as needed.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry.
  • Selected candidate will be required to complete a post offer, pre-employment background check with the local law enforcement.


Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the US.
We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time. 
SISU Extracts is an equal opportunity employer.

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