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Senior People Manager



Administration, People & HR
South Carolina, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

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

MycoWorks is growing our operations in Union, South Carolina, and we are seeking an innovative and motivated People Leader to lead the People team at our new manufacturing facility of 200+ employees. The Senior People Manager will report to our VP of People and will be responsible for planning, leading, developing, coordinating and implementing policies, processes, and initiatives to support our South Carolina plant and its employees.


  • Provide counsel on employee relations strategy, including investigation of issues, state and government programs and compliance with legal requirements, disciplinary actions, development and coaching support
  • Partner with the corporate functions to effectively deliver People programs and initiatives
  • Design and lead implementation of programs, processes and policies that drive cross- functional collaboration, employee engagement and satisfaction, and strong business results, including compliance oversight, benefits, recruiting, performance management, employee relations, workers' compensation and safety
  • Partner with the VP of People to manage a competitive compensation program through market analysis, design pay that integrates with performance review cycles and employee progression paths
  • Lead the management, mentoring, and development of the South Carolina People team members to a long-term, strategic business partner outlook
  • Effectively partner with operational teammates and senior leadership on key issues, regional support and business strategy
  • Work with the Chief of Culture to align our engagement programs to company values and vision, using data to support the People team in creating outstanding retention results and empowering employees in their performance and career development


  • Ten-plus years of experience of progressive People or HR management, with a minimum of five years managing a team
  • Strong employee relations management, analytical skills, operational partnership skills, team-building, relationship orientation and the ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Payroll and Time and Labor Management experience in ADP
  • Experience within a highly respected company with a track record of developing collaborative relationships with top levels of management and an understanding of what it takes to drive a truly innovative culture
  • Ability to communicate and act with a high level of passion and enthusiasm and be energized by the opportunity to drive People programs with a creative and fun approach consistent with core values
  • Relevant expertise in succession planning and talent management across all levels of the organization
  • Previous experience managing change and uncertainty with an organization experiencing explosive growth while showing the ability to anticipate and respond to future changes and opportunities
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing is a plus

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.

This employment is contingent upon receiving applicable background check results, including drug screening, that meet standards based upon the job duties and business necessity, as well as passing a degree or license verification required for the position.


In our commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment, we recognize the importance of accommodating individual needs. If you require any specific accommodations during the application or interview process, please feel free to let us know. We are dedicated to facilitating a comfortable and accessible experience for all candidates, and will work with you to ensure your needs are met.