Production Supervisor

About Us:

Colorado based MycoTechnology, Inc. is a food technology company that has developed a novel food processing platform using gourmet fungi to transform agricultural products by improving taste, value and nutritional characteristics. MycoTechnology developed the world’s first organic bitter blocker, ClearTaste™, which directly removes the need for sugar in foods by blocking the perception of unwanted taste, including bitterness, astringency, and other flavor defects in various food products. The largest food companies around the world are looking to use the technology to reformulate products to be healthier for consumers. ClearTaste™ is 100% natural, GMO free, chemical free, and certified organic. MycoTechnology recently introduced PureTaste™, a high quality, neutral tasting, complete vegan protein, that has the nutritional profile unlike any other protein on the market. Its PureTaste™ production facility will open in Q4 2018, creating over 60 new career opportunities.

Position Purpose:

MycoTechnology is looking for a Production Supervisor – night shift, to lead the daily operations for our new manufacturing facility in Aurora, CO.  The successful candidate will have the skills and experiences to lead the manufacturing operators assigned to their shift.  Taking into consideration personnel safety, product quality and production throughput.  A hard working, high-energy individual with an acumen for operations will be required to help bring this new facility online:

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the day to day floor operations carried out by the Manufacturing Operators, ensuring equipment start up and production throughput align with the master schedule
  • Oversee employee training to ensure that staff is up to date with all current standard operating procedures
  • Effectively and efficiently manages competing priorities ensuring that deadlines and commitments are maintained
  • Write and develop standard operating procedures for new equipment
  • Review process documentation in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with procedures
  • Adherence to food safety and sanitization guidelines described by SOP and regulations
  • The ability to stand on your feet, lift a minimum of 50lbs regularly, twist torso, crawl and climb throughout the shift
  • A keen ability to recognize and report instances in which equipment or operations don’t progress as expected, informing Production Manager and working towards a resolution
  • A Mechanical aptitude and ability to use hands and tools to operate production equipment, this includes an ability to troubleshoot unexpected equipment breakdowns and recommend solutions or make repairs.
  • Maintain open lines of communication between employees, management and executives
  • Maintaining manufacturing areas to identified standards of cleanliness and neatness; will involve sweeping, mopping floors, wiping down equipment, placing glassware and utensils in sterilizer, carrying away and appropriately disposing of trash.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate effectively with co-workers and act in concert with others to achieve tasks
  • Ability to read and understand written English in SOPs and batch record, including an ability to write clearly and concisely


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED; college course work in science highly desirable
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience in food production and an aptitude for good documentation practices and cGMP production
  • 3+ years-experience in a supervisor role
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, etc.)
  • Reliable transportation to and from work and the ability to work weekends/holidays
  • Must be willing to work night shift from 6:00pm to 6:30am
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening
  • Ability to operate a fork truck


Company Benefits:

MycoTechnology is in the Denver metro area. We offer a competitive compensation package and a full benefits package that includes 401(k), paid vacation and paid holidays.

Posted: December 28, 2018
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Position Purpose:

Responsible for the management and administration of all HR functional areas including: recruiting/sourcing, employment, performance management, employee relations, training and development, policy and benefits administration. Ensures Best Practice and compliance with all regulatory agencies with HR accountability, and works collaboratively with PEO.

Essential duties:

  • Recruits qualified candidates for non-exempt and exempt level positions, including manufacturing positions and middle management
  • Responsible for the compliant and successful administration of the recruiting process including: Interviewing prospective applicants, evaluation of qualifications, reference checking, making recommendations as to whether or not a candidate should be
  • Responsible for benchmarking salary information to assist in establishing a pay
  • Must be capable of evaluation of technical qualifications of
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with equal employment opportunity regulations, affirmative action programs, and all other state and federal employment
  • Supports management on matters of leaderships, organizational issues, goal setting, policy development, employee communication, and implementation in support of company Mission, Goals, and
  • Maintains a high level of credibility as an effective, responsive, and knowledgeable internal HR professional, ensuring compliant, efficient, customer-focused HR
  • Responsible for the administrative execution of Company plans, including: compensation/wage/salary/benefits, health and welfare plans, retirement plans, Workers Compensation,
  • Ensures knowledge of and compliance with all laws concerning employee benefits, including ERISA and Fiduciary responsibilities, employment, including wage and hour laws, EEO, and any other regulations related to all Human Resources areas of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in HR, OD, Business or related field. SPHR, PHR certification or combination of years of service in the HR field with some course work preferred.
  • Minimum four years’ experience in a Human Resources Experience in organizations of similar size or greater, in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Previous experience with ATS, Payroll/HR software, HRIS
  • Demonstrated high level of project management skills, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain a high level of
  • Proven ability to learn, interpret, and comply with various legal requirements affecting Human Resources regulations, methods and
  • Ability to spend the most time in building a team and HR administration of
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently, and respond to changing priorities

Scope of Authority:

Authority to interpret and respond to legal authorities as they relate to all HR functional areas. Authority to interpret office policies/procedures for the team.

Financial Authority:

Authority to aid in the management of the Company’s HR departmental budget.


External with vendors, government agencies, or clients as requested. Internal with all Company employees and Leaders.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily in office located in Aurora,
  • Must be able to work
  • Work is completed in a standard office environment or production
  • Sitting approximately 80% of time and working at computer/phone 80% of
  • Ability to sit, stand, lift (up to 25 pounds), walk, stoop, bend, reach, and All activities may be present during the day.
  • Must be able to use and operate equipment including but not limited to, computers, telephones, and copy/fax machine.
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permit employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, timelines, and demands based on client or the company needs/requests.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.

FLSA Status: Exempt        Revision Date: 8.2019

Supervisor Title:

General Counsel


We offer a competitive compensation package and a full benefit package that includes 401(k) with matching up to certain levels, paid vacation days, and holidays. Additional benefits include breakfast, snacks, beverages, Wednesday lunch, onsite gym, free rail and bus pass and more.


Only qualified individuals should submit their resume and salary history to

Posted: Sept 2019

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18250 E. 40th Ave, Suite 50
Aurora, CO 80011

Office: +1 720.897.9306