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MycoWorks

MycoWorks

Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 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.

We are currently scaling our production in Emeryville, CA 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 alternate working weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Follow all safety and quality protocols consistent with a biotech manufacturing environment
  • With training and guidance, work with your team to produce our materials per company standard by following all protocols and procedures
  • Operate various types of machinery in a safe manner and report any and all machine abnormalities, repairing when possible
  • Troubleshoot machines and work processes when standard production issues arise
  • 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
  • Participate in capability and skill building activities within the plant
  • Don proper personal protective equipment (PPE; gowns, face mask, gloves, ear plugs) at all required times
  • Identify improvement opportunities with current procedures and properly escalate them to leadership
  • Serve as a good teammate and be a positive influence / advocate of the Company’s values and culture

Requirements

  • Six months plus of work experience in a production environment - food, beverage, pharma, or experience in a regulated environment is a plus
  • Reliable transportation to ensure consistent attendance on all scheduled days
  • Be detail oriented, with a high level of focus on the quality of your work
  • Ability to work on your feet the majority of your shift and handle materials up to 70 pounds in weight with assistance (i.e. push and pull, or lift in tandem)
  • The ability to be coachable and both give and receive constructive feedback
  • General computer knowledge and data entry ability
  • Able 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

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The targeted base pay for this role is $21/hr. The actual pay is dependent on other factors such as training, skills, work experience and business needs. The target pay range is subject to change and may be modified. This role is also eligible for benefits and equity.
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