Quality Control Manager & Documentation Specialist

Augusta, Georgia, United States | Full-time


Manus Bio is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts that produces plant-based ingredients.  We use a variety of patented and proprietary technologies to engineer microbes for the production of specialty chemicals such as food ingredients, flavor materials, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.  We are seeking a highly motivated Quality Control professional with experience in a manufacturing environment. The position involves conducting hands-on establishment, implementation, and management of QA & QC procedures that meet internal and external stakeholders’ requirements.  This hands-on position requires a desire and ability to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as the demonstration of a high degree of flexibility, creativity, and initiative applied to the various duties and aspects of the position. This person will be expected to play an integral part of Manus Bio’s team located in Augusta, GA.

Why work at Manus Bio:

  • Opportunity – For motivated, results-oriented team members, our growth creates opportunities for personal and professional advancement.
  • Accountability – You are given the resources you need to succeed and the freedom to make it happen; in return, we hold each other accountable for our high expectations. 
  • Passion – We love what we do and enjoy working with others who feel the same way. We embrace the challenge and hard work that come with working on the cutting edge.


  • Ensure laboratory good practices are met according to company requirements and provide records and/or reports upon completion of quality checks
  • Establish good governance on quality checking on incoming materials and storage
  • Interact with operation teams regarding quality results, raising awareness and support to overcome quality problems
  • Timely and accurate analysis of purchased materials from local suppliers and import suppliers.  Maintain good controls and policies to ensure that there is no discrepancy in quality between received goods and ordered goods
  • Maintain knowledge-base of chemical handling requirements and documentation and ensure that all safety procedures are met
  • Record all laboratory analysis and inspection results upon their completion and maintain these records both in hard copies and soft copies
  • Ensure immediate reporting of deviations observed through analysis or inspection
  • Ensure validity of all analytical / inspection results by performing a regular verification program
  • Perform necessary corrective action towards any internal deviation in laboratory practices
  • Provide support for any urgent additional task(s) required by team
  • Quality audits for customers, contract manufacturers, suppliers and warehouses
  • Assessment support of new products
  • Support Purchasing and Coproduct Quality audit needs

  Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 3 yr of relevant experience.
  • Experience with industrial operation is a plus.
  • Experience in Food GMP environment is a plus.
  • ISO-22000 management experience

Preferred Working Style:

  • Must be very well-organized and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be a quick learner who is self-motivated and able to ask questions and seek clarity.
  • Must be flexible with day-to-day duties and able to thrive in a start-up environment.
  • Must be an excellent team member with strong communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively.
  • Must hold him or herself to the highest professional, scientific and ethical standards.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Employee Status: Permanent