Full-Time

Manufacturing Line Leader

Updated on 5/28/2024

MycoWorks

MycoWorks

201-500 employees

Produces sustainable non-animal leather alternatives

Consumer Goods
Biotechnology

Mid

Spartanburg, SC, USA

Requirements
  • BS in Engineering or Business is preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in Manufacturing and/or Manufacturing Leadership
  • People Management experience of teams > 20 individuals
  • Thorough understanding of TPM methodologies and implementation
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis tools
  • Understanding of OSHA standards
  • Experience with starting up new equipment and/or production lines
  • Ability to make business decisions quickly under pressure
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage a budget while hitting production goals
Responsibilities
  • Lead implementation of the MycoWay by leveraging servant leadership principles
  • Drive a “Zero Defect” culture, especially in Safety and Quality
  • Create and execute against an annual Master Plan
  • Execution of the PDCA cycle with a focus on eliminating chronic losses
  • Lead the Daily Direction Setting process for the Area
  • Manage progress of the Skill Matrix for the production team
  • Develop leadership capabilities of shift leaders
  • Manage team performance and conduct performance reviews
  • Execute Root Cause Loss Elimination targeted at top losses
  • Assist in rolling out Daily Management Systems
  • Assist in equipment validation for facility startup
  • Work with Process Engineering/Process Development groups
  • Assist Quality department with test method improvement
  • Hire new production operators
  • Meet Area’s budget and production goals
  • Drive company vision in work area

MycoWorks is pioneering the development of sustainable, non-animal leather alternatives through their proprietary Fine Mycelium™ technology. This positions them well within the luxury goods market, especially as global demands shift towards environmentally conscious materials. The company's dedication to merging biotechnology with sustainable practices offers employees a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge, eco-friendly innovations within an industry that values both tradition and modernity.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$187.2M

Headquarters

Emeryville, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

40%

2 year growth

61%