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Lab Technician (Location Switzerland)

Full time in Cultivation , in Pharmaceuticals
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Intern
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year

Job Description

About the job

At True North Labs, we’re proud to be known as one of the best wellness

solutions providers out there – and we think that’s largely down to our

fantastic team of product formulators and Cannabinoid specialists based in


Our mission is to be known as Europe’s most innovative cannabinoid

formulator – creating solutions that empower better health. Our aim is to work

with like-minded businesses that want to break this paradigm and create bespoke

cannabinoid formulations that deliver specific outcomes.

Within our ‘Wellness & Manufacturing Division’, we are looking for a

Lab Technician

As a laboratory technician, you will play an integral role in the

production of high-quality cannabis extracts and products. You will be involved

in the development and optimization of extraction processes and product


Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be involved in the

day-to-day operations of extraction and refining cannabis extracts while

working closely with Quality Assurance to ensure compliance with stringent

regulations Tasks will include prepping material, pre-and post-processing,

extraction, decarboxylation, filtration, distillation, maintenance, machine

operation, documentation and cleaning. Handling of solvents will be

involved. We are looking for someone highly motivated and energetic. The position requires an extremely high level of organization and attention to detail, as well as critical thinking and interpersonal communication with all departments.


Your main goal as a Lab Technician will be to perform the following tasks as well as supporting the technical director and sales team

  • Operating delicate machinery to produce high-quality extracts; milling, extraction, distillation and reaction equipment
  • Operating an HPLC system (Agilent model)
  • Calculate and formulate mixtures to strict tolerances
  • Perform various production sanitation activities in conformance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Production Practices (GPPs)
  • Carry out maintenance of equipment as per schedules
  • Contribute to the improvement of current procedures and the development of new processes
  • Work with a variety of products, solutions, and tools
  • Follow Good Production Practices (GMP) and maintain equipment by cleaning and sanitizing as per SOPs
  • Complete paperwork to comply with company SOPs and requirements
  • Enter all activities into records, prepare and submit samples for analysis
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Standards/Guidelines
  • Perform cross-function roles such as packaging, shipment, routine cleaning tasks, etc


  • Good English, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Creating and maintaining a safe, effective environment
  • Supply management
  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing or similar environment is an asset
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with accuracy and care not to damage products
  • Experience with following safety protocols and understanding SOPs is an asset
  • Previous GMP Training or experience in a regulated and highly compliant environment is an asset
  • Foster a culture of safety, health and mutual accountability
  • Ability to lift up to 20 kgs at a time
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to take direction and learn new skills
  • Required to wear appropriate PPE (provided)
  • You must be based in Switzerland or have the right to work in Switzerland. Please no applications without this key requirement!


  • Be part of our vision and improve people’s quality of life through high-quality organic hemp extracts and medical cannabis
  • Central offices in Switzerland
  • Educational, innovative, and agile working environment
  • A spirited entrepreneurial team that is obsessed with customer satisfaction and collaborative work
  • We will teach you everything about our products and cannabis, inside out.
  • Growth with a young, dynamic company and team and the opportunity to help a young start-up to global success

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