Specialist, Quality Scientist



Built around our mission, we started AG1 more than a decade ago as a way to bring comprehensive and convenient daily nutrition to just about everybody. Taking a bunch of pills and capsules is hard on the stomach and hard to keep up with. To help each of us be at our best, we developed a better approach to providing your body with everything it needs for optimal performance. 75 vitamins, minerals, whole-food sourced superfoods, probiotics, and adaptogens in one convenient daily serving. That’s it.

Our philosophy is to focus on a very small number of products based on what the latest science indicates is essential to human health. Occasionally we create new products, but we never make anything new just to sell you on more.

Our mission is to empower people to take ownership of their health.


The Quality Scientist Specialist at AG1 is responsible for executing the strategies as established by the Director, Quality Control, within the established legal guidelines and internal standards, to ensure production of the highest quality products in the safest and most efficient manner. This is accomplished by ensuring that AG1, its suppliers and contract manufacturers have in place effective quality and food safety systems. The role interacts extensively with Quality, Supply Chain, Legal, and Product Development. Our ideal candidate is an effective communicator, analytical thinker, and has the ability to execute on multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Support AG1 Quality systems to ensure proper delivery and control of AG1 specifications, standard operating, procedures, and workflows.
  • Implement, enforce and improve established policies, strategies, and procedures related to quality and food safety to achieve AG1 quality-related goals and objectives.
  • Provide support to key quality and food safety objectives, goals, strategies and measures.
  • Support coordination of shelf-life studies for AG1 finished products with third party laboratories.
  • Manage input of analytical data from third party laboratories and communicate out of trend results.
  • Statistically analyze quality data and identify potential problem areas to prevent issues.
  • Administer CAPA program for out of trend analytical results.
  • Provide quality and technical support to the Product Development team in the design, development, and implementation of AG1 products.
  • Support cross functional work regarding risk assessments on raw materials and finished goods to determine appropriate testing protocols.
  • Support AG1 Quality Assurance to troubleshoot raw material exceptions between AG1 ingredient suppliers, co-manufacturers, supplier quality, and sourcing.
  • Work alongside AG1 Quality, Manufacturing, and Customer Happiness to identify and implement corrective actions to reverse negative trends in manufacturing related consumer complaints.
  • Support root cause analyses, corrective actions, and continuous improvement activities.
  • Provide feedback to Operations regarding suppliers and contract manufacturers to deliver raw materials, packaging materials, and finished goods that comply with specifications/design at optimal costs and minimal risk to the business.
  • Ability to travel as required to perform all job requirements.


  • BS degree in Food Science, Food Safety, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology or related technical field.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience working in the CPG environment, in Quality Control preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis, regression analysis, RSD calculations, and proficiency in implementing statistical process controls.
  • Global Food Safety Initiative practitioner training (SQF, BRC, IFS, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience working in a quality function in supplier quality or contract manufacturing.
  • Ability to represent and communicate the company needs when dealing with suppliers, contract manufacturers, regulatory agencies, and other departments within the AG1 organization.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, Food Safety Management, and Food Microbiology.
  • Knowledge of Government Regulations 21 CFR Part 111 and 117, FSMA, ICH Stability Guidelines.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to build trust and respect.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral, to effectively implement and facilitate new ideas, processes, and programs into a new production facility.
  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; Self-directed with a demonstrated sense of accountability.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% and work in a manufacturing environment without restrictions.


  • Highly competitive compensation and performance-based incentive plans.
  • A 100% remote working environment (excluding Laboratory positions), which has been implemented from day one.
  • An immensely strong company culture that is enforced through the hiring process to ensure values alignment and a highly collaborative team.
  • A mission-driven approach to everything that we do, with an overall goal to significantly improve our customers’ health and wellness.
  • A high-growth, dynamic environment with opportunities for your direct impact to be felt.
  • Paid holidays, company-wide mental health days, and a generous or unlimited PTO policy (based on your country of residence)
  • In-person team meetups for optimal collaboration.
  • A work ethic that is based on freedom, where we trust you as the expert on your topic to bring AG1 to the next level.
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, high-growth, business-minded colleagues who bring their all to our mission each and every day.
  • Access to AG1 product and swag items.
  • Monthly telecom stipend to offset some of the costs of home internet/wifi as a fully remote team member.
  • All other benefits and insurances as required by law, based on your specific country of residence.

AG1 is dedicated to providing equitable and competitive compensation & benefits packages. For this particular role, the base salary range is $67,000.00 – $83,500.00 and will ultimately be decided at the offer stage, based on an individual candidate’s level of skills and experience aligned with the needs of this role. Base salary is one component of total compensation for this position. We provide a competitive mix of base salary, performance bonus, and stock option allocation for eligible roles.

AG1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inspiring fulfilling lives, starting with a focus on health and we believe this starts in the workplace. We do this by providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where all team members can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and make a difference in the world together. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.