Entry-level Microbiologist

Augusta, GA | Full-time

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Manus Bio, Inc.

Manus Bio is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company that uses advanced fermentation technology to produce plant-based ingredients.  We use a variety of patented and proprietary technologies for engineering microbes for the production of specialty chemicals, such as food ingredients, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.  We are seeking a motivated individual for an Entry-level Microbiologist position to be based in our manufacturing facility in Augusta, GA. This person will be expected to support the manufacturing as an integral part of Manus Bio’s team.

Responsibilities:

  • Routinely prepare seed cultures used in the manufacturing
  • Support microbiological testing (plating, staining, streaking, etc.) in the manufacturing
  • Assist in the quality assurance department to support sterile manufacturing operations through environmental monitoring

 Required Qualifications:

  • A B.S. degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry or another related science
  • Recent graduates preferred, or recent laboratory experience
  • Great sterile/aseptic techniques
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to grow

Preferred Working Style:

  • Should be a well-organized, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Perform all duties in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines
  • Should 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 himself or herself to the highest professional, scientific and ethical standards

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Temp to hire with a 3 month evaluation period