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Full-Time

Biological Systems Leader

Posted on 7/10/2024

MycoWorks

MycoWorks

201-500 employees

Produces sustainable non-animal leather alternatives

Consumer Goods
Biotechnology

Expert

Spartanburg, SC, USA

Category
Genomics
Biology Lab & Research
Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • 5-10 years of experience in industrial fungal operations
  • Strong understanding of fungal mycology
  • Manufacturing experience with Plant Operations teams
  • Expertise in environmental monitoring, aseptic practices, and cleaning & sanitization protocols
  • Experience in data monitoring and reporting
  • Technical proficiency in laboratory equipment and bioprocessing technologies
  • Knowledge of bioreactor operations and fermentation processes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Lead the Biological Management function
  • Ensure biological health of the plant
  • Oversee cleaning and sanitization protocols
  • Develop and enforce SOPs for biological operations
  • Develop and implement data monitoring and reporting systems
  • Prepare regular reports on biological health
  • Coordinate with Operations Leader
  • Collaborate with department leads
  • Coordinate training programs
  • Manage and mentor team members
  • Conduct inspections and audits
  • Investigate and resolve biological issues

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

3%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

63%