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Job Summary 

MycoWorks is seeking a person to fill the role of Production Shift Leader. Critical focus areas for the Production Shift Leader will be: eliminating the facility’s top losses to root cause; development and maintenance of critical Daily Management Systems; assisting with the implementation of the MycoWay (MycoWorks’ novel manufacturing work system); coaching and development of all plant operators via the rollout of standards; improving the quality systems throughout the facility.

This role interacts heavily with multiple organizations, including Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain, and Process Development. The role reports to the Production Line Leader.

This is an on-site role at our manufacturing plant in Union, South Carolina.

This role will train on day shift through 2023 and then will move to a 2-2-3 night shift schedule in early 2024. When working night shift, employees will receive a $2 shift differential.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a culture of safety, quality, and productivity on your team
  • Ensuring operational plans are executed, goals are achieved, and teams are kept informed
  • Coaching and developing non-exempt team members and temporary employees to achieve production goals
  • Following proper procedures to meet daily safety, quality and production goals
  • Following proper escalation procedures and troubleshooting processes
  • Creating a positive work environment through real-time observation and specific, constructive and actionable feedback 

Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in supervisory role
  • One to five years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and mentor large teams of hourly associates is required
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking
  • Strong accountability, consistency, and follow-through skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide array of plant personnel ranging from hourly employees to senior management 
  • Knowledge of OSHA and Clean Room practices and policies a plus
  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule
  • Lean/Six Sigma knowledge and qualifications a plus

Physical Demand

Frequency

Stand or Sit (stationary position)

Frequently to Constantly

Walk (move/traverse)

Frequently to Constantly

Dexterity (use hands/fingers to handle/feel)

Frequently to Constantly

Climb (stairs/ladders) or Balance

Occasionally to Frequently 

Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl

Occasionally to Frequently 

Talk/Hear (communicate/convey/discern)

Frequently to Constantly

See (observe/identify/inspect/perceive/assess)

Frequently to Constantly

Lift, Carry, Push, Pull (move/transport/install/remove)

Up to 25 lbs, Occasionally to Frequently / Up to 50 lbs, Seldom to Occasionally

Exposure to Work Environments

Working near loud machinery, Occasionally to Frequently 

We are a 24/7 manufacturing operation. This role may require overtime and the ability to work varied shifts in order to meet the needs of the business.

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.

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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.

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