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Manufacturing Support & Compliance Associate 2

All Openings | Research Triangle Park, NC | Full Time

Job Description

Humacyte, Inc. is bringing to market a once in a generation scientific technology platform, bioengineering readily available and universally implantable product opportunities focused on improving lives of patients and transforming the practice of medicine. Located in Durham, NC, the company develops and manufactures acellular tissues for the treatment of diseases and conditions across a wide range of therapeutic areas. The company’s innovative technology supports tissue repair, reconstruction, and replacement while overcoming limitations in existing standards of care. Initially developing a portfolio of human acellular vessels (HAVs), to target multiple vascular markets including trauma, arteriovenous access for hemodialysis, peripheral arterial disease, and coronary artery bypass grafting. Humacyte is focused on the development of future markets such as pediatric heart surgery, delivery of cellular therapies, and multiple other novel cell and tissue systems. 

We are looking for additional colleagues to continue to build our expanding team.  Candidates will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively as part of the Humacyte organization. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, with solid communication skills, and demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment and lead other professionals and peers.

Position Background:

The Manufacturing Support & Compliance Associate 2 provides manufacturing support & compliance for production of Humacyte’s regenerative vessels.

This position reports to Manager, Bioprocessing

Major Accountabilities:

  • Performs deviation management support for commercial manufacturing line.
  • Provides support and/or leads change control or small-scale projects
  • Provides compliance review and/or approval for relevant GMP documents, deviations, CAPAs, change controls, SOPs as needed.
  • Performs daily activities required of vessel production as needed to support peaks in production volume.
  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that occur in own work area without supervisory approval
  • Supports projects of moderate to large scope (e.g. operational excellence, safety)
  • Supports the collection and tracking of area metrics and process control data
  • Ensures process steps are executed according to defined SOPs and BPRs
  • Ensures proper documentation of activities in accordance with cGMPs
  • Adheres to the proper handling of chemically hazardous goods
  • Interfaces with process automation and electronic business systems
  • Supports the revisions of SOPs and BPRs
  • Supports qualifications and validation activities, as assigned
  • In collaboration with Bioprocessing leadership, recognizes, troubleshoots, and initiates deviations for process issues of moderate scope
  • Supports team effort in the effective and timely completion of root cause investigations and CAPA implementation
  • Trains other team members on standard roles as needed
  • Ensures Humacyte or other required trainings/certifications are up to date
  • Other duties, as assigned

Special Competencies:

  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or scientific methods
  • Uses knowledge of cGMP manufacturing, Humacyte’s manufacturing process, analytical skills, and application of scientific methods or operational processes to perform a variety of activities
  • Attempts to solve problems before seeking support of management
  • Has ability to differentiate between important and less important tasks within own work and act accordingly
  • Strong, proactive communicator that is able to interface effectively across multiple departments with support as needed.

General Competencies:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

  • Possess a positive roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and optimistic outlook

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner

  • Strong ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with fluctuating priorities, and collaborate effectively with others

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to set own priorities in a timely manner

  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability

  • Basic computer skills required, such as knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Must be able to work as needed to meet tight deadlines and at peak periods

  • Self-motivated and organized critical thinker with solid interpersonal and business communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross functional team

  • Adheres to company and facility specific policies and procedures, including SOP, training and meeting requirements

  • Always observe safety precautions and regulations in all areas where duties are performed

  • Responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions

  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled


  • 2+ years of previous experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or sterile production environments, required
  • Basic knowledge of cGMP requirements, required
  • Experience executing SOPs and documenting work, required
  • Basic mechanical aptitude or knowledge of electrical / mechanical equipment, preferred
  • Previous cell culture experience, highly preferred
  • Will spend time in a clean room environment for manufacturing operations and will be required to meet applicable gowning and personal protective equipment guidelines
  • Will be required to regularly to sit; stand for prolonged periods of time. Also may occasionally be required to pull, lift and/or move up to 20 pounds
  • Position may require working holidays, weekends and over-time


  • Stock Options
  • 401k Plan with Matching
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Plans
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 23 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave Policies

**Please note, Humacyte does not provide sponsorship at this time.**