Apeks is Growing – Explore Our Career Opportunities Today!

Growth is good for everyone – it is good for the company (more revenue), it is good for the employees (more opportunities for professional development and advancement) and it is good for the community (more jobs and more tax revenue for schools, parks, roads, etc). Apeks Supercritical was on the INC 5000 for 3 years (2015-2017) as one of the fastest growing private companies in America and is also the Top 10 Columbus Business First Fastest Growing Private Companies in Central Ohio from 2014-2016! This is your opportunity to get in early with a company that is growing and make an impact on yourself and your community!

We offer paid time-off, 401k with 3% company contribution (no match required!), flexible schedule and profit sharing potential! All positions have a 90 day review period after which the position can convert to permanent employment. We also offer health, vision and dental insurance.

If you are a motivated, independent worker who likes to work with minimal supervision please review the open positions listed below and submit your contact information and resume/CV (please submit in PDF, DOC, JPG format – no DOCX files, please!). We will review and follow up with you if there is a good fit!

Apeks Supercritical currently has the following positions available:

Sales Representative

Apeks Supercritical is seeking an individual to fill the role of an Entry Level Sales Representative. Responsibilities include assisting and driving sales opportunities of our full range of Supercritical CO2 extraction equipment. This position is intended to develop into a Sales Representative position in 6-12 months. This position will be based out of our Johnstown, Ohio manufacturing headquarters.

The desired candidate should be a self-starter capable of implementing a prescribed Business Plan, working closely with the other members of the sales team as well as marketing colleagues to deliver aggressive call cycle and business development results. This will include contacting and following up on leads, prospecting new markets. An understanding of the customers’ needs and challenges will be developed followed by the design and communication of our solutions such that they convey meaningful business impact to our customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in meeting or exceed sales targets on an annual basis
  • Follow up with leads that come in through our marketing program and qualify potential customers
  • Aggressively develop prospects and penetrate competitive accounts
  • Keep current on vertical markets dynamics, application trends, and competitive information through communications with marketing and our strategic customers
  • Provide information to marketing team that creates a business development program
  • Fully utilize of our Customer Relationship Management software, and enter activities and opportunities on a daily basis

Qualifications:

  • Technical or Business administration Degree
  • At least 3 years with inside sales or call center experience. Sales training is a plus.
  • Action orientation and self-driven for results; should be a fast learner of new technologies
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good organization / planning / time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good listener, ability to work in a sales matrix environment
  • Positive attitude and strong sense of commitment

Production Operations Manager for Ohio Grown Therapies

Overview of Position

Ohio Grown Therapies, LLC (“Company”) is a regulated enterprise supervised by the Ohio Dept of Commerce and Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

The Production Operations Manager (POM) bears day-to-day Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Derivative Product Manufacturing responsibilities at the Company’s Johnstown Production Center (PC).

This critical position ensures continuous high-performance production operations in a safe and secure work environment characterized by strict regulatory compliance and government oversight.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manufacturing Platform Responsibilities

The POM is responsible for day-to-day management and execution of intermediate product manufacturing operations. Specific duties include:

  • In coordination with the CEO, planning and executing the weekly bulk CO2 extraction order.
  • Oversight and management of the cultivation process.
  • Managing the extraction technician whose functions are:
    • Post-extraction refinement, including homogenization, winterization, vacuum filtration, and rotary evaporation of medical cannabis oleoresins.
    • To execute vacuum fractional distillation runs on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, with guidance from CEO.
    • Additional manufacturing activities, including post-processing, polishing and final product formulation, with guidance from CEO.
  • Ensuring adequate stocks of food grade CO2, dry ice and liquid nitrogen needed to sustain ongoing manufacturing operations are consistently maintained.
  • Generally maintaining a safe, clean and well-organized manufacturing platform at all times.

Inventory Management

The POM bears day-to-day responsibility for managing intermediate manufactured product inventory in BioTrack (BT), and on the Extraction Log, from the bulk extraction stage through the winterization, rotary evaporation, and (where applicable) vacuum distillation stages. Specific duties include the following:

  • Tracking and performing data entry corresponding to all other material and flower converted to extract.
  • Regularly updating the extraction log with yield (of terpenes, crude wax, and refined or distilled oil) and other required data as specified.
  • Tracking all waste or partially spent material resulting from the extraction and refinement processes, and ensuring all waste designated for destruction is designated as such in BT and properly scheduled for destruction consistent with the Company’s waste stream management SOPs.

Operations and Maintenance Responsibilities

The POM bears direct responsibility for the management all O&M activities at the Company’s Johnstown PC. Specific duties include:

  • Day-to-day management of the Johnstown PC Maintenance Officers in the execution of their regular facility maintenance duties as specified in the PC O&M Manual. These include:
    • HVAC Systems O&M (mini-splits, central AC system, and ventilation systems);
    • CO2 and ethanolic extraction systems O&M;
    • Waste O&M.
  • Managing O&M and training activities relating to the Johnstown PC fire suppression and safety systems, including:
    • Regular inspection and upkeep of the Company’s fire suppression and emergency systems to ensure system readiness and first responder alerts;
    • Regular upkeep of any fire suppression systems currently in development to ensure any active work areas are clearly marked and do not present hazards;
    • Conduct periodic staff training and emergency drills to ensure the Company’s safety and security SOPs are rigorously practiced by all employees.
  • Coordination and supervision of Security Systems O&M activities, as specified in the PC O&M Manual:
    • Access Control Manager O&M (Schlage locks, panel interface module, and other ACM devices);
    • Access Control Center O&M (NVR, IP cameras);
    • Perimeter fencing and destruction area fencing O&M.

Qualifications

Work Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 years progressively responsible management experience specific to O&M activities.
  • Experience in Good Manufacturing Practices a plus.
  • Work history that demonstrates stability, progressive responsibility and willingness to accept new duties, take the initiative, and drive efficiency and innovation.
  • Prior experience in construction project coordination and management.
  • Prior experience operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment.
  • Demonstrated management experience in the context of a regulated industry subject to strict compliance and security requirements a strong advantage.

Skills, Abilities & Character Attributes

  • Exceptional team-building, communication and people skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including anticipatory thinking and the ability to work well under pressure while remaining calm and collected.
  • Excellent time-management skills; ability to effectively plan and prioritize tasks on the fly.
  • Proficiency in computer programs including all MS Office applications, email, scheduling software, and online conferencing.
  • Knowledge of common inventory tracking software programs a strong advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work comfortably and effectively as a member of a diverse, multicultural, multigenerational team.
  • Strong work ethic and the highest level of integrity.
  • Demonstrated proactivity flexibility, adaptability and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to digest, synthesize and draw conclusions from large volumes of information.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Physical Requirements

  • Extended time walking, bending, and reaching.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of 100 feet.
  • State of Ohio resident with a valid Ohio State Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and state-mandated background check.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Due to state regulations, must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Overtime work may be required to accommodate patient service demand and company deadlines.
  • Must be dependable and adhere to all attendance/punctuality policies.

Warehouse Technician

Key Job Elements:

  • Taking measurements
  • Cutting wood
  • Construction of shipping containers
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Assembling, Cleaning, Packing, and polishing of products
  • Entering time through the computer
  • Keeping inventory organized
  • All activities related to Storage/Warehouse, Shipping, and Receiving

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds
  • 1 year of carpentry experience
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Warehouse and/or Machine Shop experience
  • Forklift experience

Qualifications:

  • Must pass background check and drug test
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • At least 18 years of age

Welder

We have an opening at Apeks Supercritical for a Stainless TIG welder/polisher. Please review the following job description:

Primary duties

  • Preform GTAW(TIG) on stainless steel pipe/tube. Must be able to pass 2” 6-G qualification test
  • Experience at other welding and cutting processes. Operate other production equipment to complete required tasks
  • Must have superior attention to detail on production tasks

Secondary duties will include:

  • Operate polishing equipment to clean stainless steel welds
  • Any other duties that become necessary

Skills and abilities required:

  • Proficiency with hand tools
  • Proficiency with power tools
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Basic math skills

Qualifications:

  • Must pass background check and drug test
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • At least 18 years of age

This is a full time position and has full benefits after a 90 day review period. We pay according to experience.

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