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.
MycoWorks is seeking a Construction Project Manager specializing in manufacturing to oversee our systems scale-up to commercial scale manufacturing operations. This position will work cross-functionally with Automation and Plant Development, Quality, R&D, and Product Development to centralize and lead planning and execution of technology and systems scale-up in coordination with an aggressive capital project and plant implementation schedule.
Key responsibilities include:
Provide support for Site Selection / Site Engineering Team (internal and external)
Provide project management support for facilities build out in Emeryville and Oakland
Provide project management support for schedule, budget, engineers, contractors for expansion sites
Prepare and catalogue documentation for site selection process
Become well versed in MycoWay process and assist in its propagation throughout the company
Be a brand ambassador for the site selection team as the initial contact for potential sites
10 years’ administrative experience in large scale construction projects
Strong background in a manufacturing environment
Able to work with multiple C suite executives as well as their direct reports
Extremely well organized and precise in daily work
International construction/development experience a plus
Strong computer skills including but not limited to scheduling, MS Office suite