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Technician III (Night Shift)

MycoWorks

MycoWorks

United States
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

We’re on a journey to Grow the Future of Materials. How? By unlocking the unique properties of mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms. Our patented technology, Fine Mycelium™, unleashes a new class of materials crafted from nature, engineered for performance, and built for a resilient future.We’re seeking passionate learners to join us in pioneering a materials revolution and creating an epic place to work. MycoWorks offers competitive equity and benefits programs to support the health, well-being, and financial empowerment of all our employees.We root our relationships with our partners and one another in our core values: Be Mycelial, Cultivate Quality, and Grow the Future, and we're committed to building a diverse team and an inclusive environment where all employees belong. Women, gender-expansive individuals, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

We are now building our production in Union, South Carolina and are looking for hardworking, enthusiastic, production-minded individuals to join our team. We create a premium, natural material that compares in quality and performance to the finest animal leathers.

We work 12-hr shifts in a 2-2-3 schedule where you work alternating weekends.

This role will train on day shift through 2023 and then will move to a 2-2-3 night shift schedule in early 2024. When working night shift, employees will receive a $2 shift differential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing startup company with great benefits!

Responsibilities

  • Lead by example in following all safety and quality protocols consistent with a biotech manufacturing environment, including all Site PPE requirements
  • Produce materials per company standard by following all protocols and procedures
  • Operate all production areas self-sufficiently and at the highest skill level
  • Operate various types of machinery in a safe manner and report any and all machine abnormalities, repairing when possible
  • Troubleshoot machine and work process losses that occur when standard production issues arise, leveraging advanced process/mechanical/electrical system troubleshooting skills
  • Utilize formal Root Cause Analysis tools to resolve production issues
  • Coach all operators on standards and provide feedback to the shift leader on performance
  • Coach operators on all DMSs and lead standards improvement work throughout the facility
  • Participate in capability and skill building activities within the plant and identify improvement opportunities with current procedures, escalating them to leadership
  • Certifies operators in the production processes
  • Executes daily production area “rounds” to ensure operating area meets all Safety/5S/Quality standards and that all machines are operating at their target setpoints
  • Participate in clean, inspect, and lubrication (CIL) activities to support line reliability improvements
  • Record all production and quality data accurately and in a timely manner
  • Serve as a good teammate and be a positive influence and advocate of the Company's values and culture
  • We are a 24/7 manufacturing operation. This role may require overtime in order to meet the needs of the business.

Requirements

  • Technical certificate or AS degree and advanced knowledge of basic mechanical troubleshooting on production equipment or relevant work experience
  • Two plus years of work experience in a production environment, with a preference for high volume and/or clean room production experience
  • Demonstrated experience coaching and training production staff
  • Reliable transportation to ensure consistent attendance on all scheduled days
  • Detail-oriented, with a high level of focus on the quality of work
  • Demonstrated ability to operate production machinery to standard and use Root Cause Analysis tools
  • TPM knowledge is preferred
  • Ability to work on feet the majority of the shift and handle materials up to 70 pounds in weight with assistance
  • Coachable, with the ability to both give and receive constructive feedback
  • General computer knowledge and data entry ability
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

Physical Demand

Frequency

Stand or Sit (stationary position)

Frequently to Constantly

Walk (move/traverse)

Frequently to Constantly

Dexterity (use hands/fingers to handle/feel)

Frequently to Constantly

Climb (stairs/ladders) or Balance

Occasionally to Frequently

Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl

Occasionally to Frequently

Talk/Hear (communicate/convey/discern)

Frequently to Constantly

See (observe/identify/inspect/perceive/assess)

Frequently to Constantly

Lift, Carry, Push, Pull (move/transport/install/remove)

Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally to Frequently

Exposure to Work Environments

Working near loud machinery, Occasionally to Frequently

We are a 24/7 manufacturing operation. This role may require overtime and the ability to work varied shifts in order to meet the needs of the business.

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MycoWorks offers world class benefits and compensation programs to support the health, well-being and financial empowerment of our employees. Our benefits include:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental plans at no cost to employees
  • Equity
  • Optional insurance coverage for partners and dependents
  • FSA Accounts
  • Free Personal Health Advocate
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid holidays beyond the traditional
  • 401(k) program

MycoWorks may contact you via text message regarding your application for this or similar opportunities. You can always text STOP to opt out.