MycoWorks is the biotechnology company that produces Reishi™, a Fine Mycelium™ option for leather that is neither animal nor plastic. We are currently shipping product to brand partners in fashion, and we are backed by some of the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to benefit the world with new materials that offer superior performance to animal leathers and plastic. As a team, we are data-driven in our commitment to quality, and we strive for transparency, empathy and thriving in the relationships we’re building with customers, partners, and each other.

MycoWorks is committed to building a diverse team and an inclusive environment where all employees belong. Women, gender non-confirming individuals, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary

  • Responsible for EHS compliance with company, local, state, and federal requirements. Develop schedules, prepare permit applications and provide documentation to demonstrate compliance with company and agency requirements
  • Oversee training and inspection processes for all EHS programs
  • Provide technical support for on-going problem solving and EHS investigations
  • Provide leadership in developing, strategic implementation and management of EHS policies, procedures and practices.
  • Respond to EHS incidents and lead the investigation process
  • Review and inform leadership of company and regulatory changes and prepare the facility for compliance with these changes through a management of change process
  • Develop an effective communication process to make safety priorities and performance visible. Coach and work with facility leadership to be a visible role model
  • Maintain and develop recordkeeping systems to demonstrate compliance, including but not limited to, tracking spreadsheets and databases
  • Act as the point of contact for all scheduled agency inspections. Actively participate in internal and external discussions and meetings, with auditors, agencies, consultants & EHS corporate staff
  • Effectively and proactively manage all environmental financial aspects, including but not limited to: environmental compliance submissions, renewals, training, etc
  • Obtain and maintain permits, coordinate timely disposal of hazardous waste, universal waste, medical waste, and maintain proper documentation. Track on time submission of all required reports and forms to appropriate regulatory agencies
  • Develop and maintain good relations with regulatory agencies
  • Review all capital projects with regard to EHS implications and permitting requirements. Provide management with details of what will be required and permitting timelines

Qualifications

  • Managing and measuring work
    • Prioritization and time management of responsibilities with varying levels of complexity
    • Ability to actively participate in team development, team-oriented processes, and motivate others to do the same
    • Strong aptitude for organization, prioritization, and managing multiple tasks at the same time
    • Ability to work independently with moderate supervision
    • Demonstrated ability to manage through others
  • Approachability and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, writing, and speaking) required
  • Functional and technical skills, able to flow from task to task as the need arises
    • Ability to interpret complex legal and regulatory documents, then translate for others to understand
    • Ability to understand technical aspects of manufacturing processes
    • Ability to analyze, problem solve, and make decisions
    • Computer literate (MS Office) with emphasis in spreadsheet software
    • Attention to detail and the capability to analyze data and make sound conclusions
  • 3 to 5 years of EHS experience in manufacturing

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