Green Thumb Industries is hiring an

Analytical Chemist

Carson City, United States

The Role

The focus of the Analytical Chemist is to assist the Lab team with daily operations while analyzing data to support the Research and Development team. This position is responsible for assisting with analytics, production of cannabis infused products, compliance requirements, and workplace safety. You will need to study and comprehend all policies, procedures and operational guidelines set by the management team.  As a naturally curious human, you are driven by finding answers to questions, by innovation, and by finding ways to better the lives of your fellow people.


  • Perform routine analytical testing including HPLC testing and monitor product disposition to support quality control. 
  • Evaluate results of products to ensure compliance and consistency. 
  • Develop documentation libraries using technical writing, maintain traceability logs and any other data tracking.
  • Familiarity with analytical science principles and laboratory experience. Can follow written direction and maintain a laboratory notebook, computer databases, and test reports. 
  • Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments/equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, calculate, and record results. 
  • Maintains and enforces Chemical Hygiene Policy and related labeling. 
  • Manages chemical and supply inventory, ordering more with supervisor support as needed. 
  • Follow SOP and standard analytical procedures to meet Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices compliance including good housekeeping habits throughout the facility. 
  • Capable of working with hazardous chemicals and can identify and report unsafe equipment, conditions and practices so that they may be corrected prior to an incident. 
  • May provide technical guidance to laboratory technicians and assist in training new personnel. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or related science field required, plus 2 years’ experience working in a professional laboratory setting preferred. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees. 
  • Advanced math skills and analytical techniques. 
  • Familiarity with OSHA guidelines for dealing with hazardous chemicals. 
  • Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email. 
  • Knowledge of laboratory best practices. 
  • Effective communicator, able to convey complex ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing. 
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment. 
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking. 
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information. 
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI. 
  • Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations set forth by the state; a pursuit to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws is appreciated and commendable. 

Additional Requirements

  • Active driver’s license or State ID card.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must pass all required background checks.
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal & company regulations for working in the industry.

Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Physical demands – May be required to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 50 pounds (200 pounds with assistance)