People Partner



People & HR, Sales & Business Development
South Carolina, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

We’re on a journey to Grow the Future of Materials. How? By unlocking the unique properties of mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms. Our patented technology, Fine Mycelium™, unleashes a new class of materials crafted from nature, engineered for performance, and built for a resilient future.We’re seeking passionate learners to join us in pioneering a materials revolution and creating an epic place to work. MycoWorks offers competitive equity and benefits programs to support the health, well-being, and financial empowerment of all our employees.We root our relationships with our partners and one another in our core values: Be Mycelial, Cultivate Quality, and Grow the Future, and we're committed to building a diverse team and an inclusive environment where all employees belong. Women, gender expansive individuals, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Summary:

MycoWorks is seeking a People Partner to support the company’s strategic organizational growth, and to help build a forward-thinking, trusted, and well-rounded People Operations program that operationalizes our company values as we scale. This role will help implement our broad-based People systems, including strategic organizational planning, learning and development programs, performance and employee relations management, and more. The ideal candidate is a people and outcomes-focused professional who is passionate about enriching and empowering employees to bolster organizational success.


  • Manage general day-to-day operations (new hires, benefit enrollment changes and terminations), benefits, and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
  • Responsible for changes and audits of personnel files including accuracy and maintenance; processing terminations; recommending improvements to employee-related policies
  • Help develop and implement HR policies, practices and procedures for managers, teams and individual employees that further the mission, values and strategic vision of the business
  • Continuously refine and facilitate an innovative and welcoming new employee orientation and first-day experience for new team members.
  • Responsible for coordination of all background checks, employment verifications, mandated training, benefits enrollment, new hire requests and entry into ADP system


  • Strong understanding of People Operations/HR processes and programs with two to four plus years of experience in People Operations or HR (preferably within the manufacturing industry)
  • Expertise in systems including ADP WorkForceNow, G Suite, Microsoft Suite, and the demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Proven planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Results-driven and comfortable working through ambiguous scenarios in order to find solutions with the ability to work independently
  • Experience in 15five (or other Performance Management tools) and Culture AMP
  • Understanding of employment law and other government compliance regulations (i.e. Workers Comp, FLSA, FMLA, etc.)
  • Customer-centered and always thinking of ways to improve the employee experience
  • Able to operate effectively and comfortable working in a fast moving and constantly changing company
  • Basic understanding of immigration/visa processes

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.


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.