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Panacea Life Sciences is a place full of opportunity and innovative thinking for talented and ambitious individuals. We are passionate about our company values and want team members who share our enthusiasm for creating products that help cultivate everyday wellness. Please take a look through our available positions and apply to any that best fit your experience and talents. We want the best because we know that a product is only as good as the people behind it.

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“As an emerging industry leader in a vertically-integrated business, we understand the importance of having diverse perspectives from people who represent the customers, animals, and markets that we service. In addition to driving growth, this initiates greater diversity of thought, which fuels innovations, creates a better, more rewarding place to work, and helps us attract and retain top talent.”

– Leslie Buttorff – CEO

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Compensation Range: $17.00/hour – $20.00/hour

Reports to: Department Lead (Fulfillment, Extraction or Production)



Panacea, a leading cannabinoid producer, is seeking a manufacturing technician to join our dedicated team in manufacturing and delivering safe, high-quality products. This role involves adhering to good manufacturing practices, ensuring compliance with SOPs, operating production equipment, and maintaining a clean work environment. The ideal candidate possesses a high school diploma, three years of relevant industry experience, and familiarity with softgel manufacturing and CBD-related products. Strong communication, problem-solving, and prioritization skills are essential, making this a rewarding opportunity for individuals committed to excellence in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions: The Manufacturing Technician I am responsible for all functions, including, but not limited to:

  • Perform all duties in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Utilize and ensure compliance with quality systems such as cleaning records, equipment logs, batch records, deviation reports, etc.
  • Clean, sanitize, and operate production equipment according to SOPs
  • Report any issues or equipment malfunctions to management
  • Complete repetitive tasks over extended periods of time using fine motor skills while maintaining a high quality of output
  • Document all activities accurately and thoroughly according to Good Documentation Practices
  • Keep work areas clean and organized while multi-tasking on multiple processes
  • Communicate ideas, suggestions for, and/or concerns with production processes to team leadership
  • Assist with monitoring and communicating needs for raw material inventory to management
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area, including safe sanitation and chemical handling
  • Follow all required work-safe practices, including proper protective equipment
  • Follow quality and prerequisite programs related to the designated area
  • Follow OSHA Employee Safety Standards and report any facility- or employee-related safety issues to management immediately
  • Time management skills and comfort working in a fast-paced environment
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communication with peers and supervisors
  • Participate in Company safety and production meetings
  • Willingness to be cross-trained and moved to other areas when needed
  • Work with Extraction, Production, New Product Development, and Quality Departments to provide timely results based on established priorities.
  • Participate, as required, in ISO, FDA, HACCP, safety, and other teams as needed
  • Must be willing and able to perform other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED (Required)
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in food, nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical industries (Preferred)
  • Experience in softgel manufacturing
  • Familiarity with analytical methods used in manufacturing of CBD (and related) products is a plus
  • Scientific lab, manufacturing, and/or cannabis or supplement industry experience
  • GMP-run business experience (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated safe working practices, including habitual usage of PPE (Required)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with multiple levels within the organization
  • A proven track record of providing accurate, reproducible results in a timely manner in a demanding environment
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills


  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Proactiveness and Initiative
  • Prioritization skills
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Results Driven
  • Software/Computer Proficiency
  • Willingness to Learn

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not require supervisory responsibility.

Work Environment/Physical Demands: Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and shop environments and is regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes, and noise. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position that requires evening and weekend availability.  Shift days and times are to be determined by the supervisor.

Travel: All work is required onsite at the Golden facility. Some travel may be required from time to time for business purposes.

Other Duties: Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

More about Panacea:  We are a small but mighty group committed to delivering safe, high-quality products and services at scale. Our business vision is to become the lowest-cost, highest-quality cannabinoid producer in the markets we serve by utilizing current good manufacturing practices, offering better quality assurance with cannabinoid products free from pesticides and heavy metals, providing better patient and doctor access to cannabinoid education, and sourcing better equipment or devices.

If you’re passionate about maintaining the highest standards in cannabinoid manufacturing and contributing to an exciting and dynamic industry, we invite you to apply using the form below and be a part of Panacea Life’s commitment to excellence.

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