About MYCO

MycoTechnology helps the food industry create healthier products without excessive sugar, salt, and fat by working with the natural transformative power of mushrooms to make new-to-the-world food ingredients. Their flagship product, ClearIQ™, is the world's first organic bitter blocker and flavor clarifier that helps cleanup the taste of functional ingredients and is a powerful tool in the fight against sugar and sodium. FermentIQ™ protein filled the void in the plant-based protein market, creating a complete plant protein with improved nutrition and functionality.

Human Resources Generalist
Aurora, CO
May 10, 2022
Minimum 2 years’ previous experience in a Human Resources role.
Seniority Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Role Overview

Under thedirector of the HR Director, the Human Resource Generalist will oversee thedaily administration of specified HR functional areas including recruiting, retention,engagement, performance management, employee relations, training anddevelopment, employee related policies and compensation/benefitsadministration. Works collaboratively with PEO staff to deliver an exceptionalemployee experience.

Essential Duties
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Implements and delivers new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and engagement; and training and development.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include company sponsored leadership and skills development training, compliance training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff (e.g.  HR Director, Chief Legal Officer).
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Plans and coordinates employee recognition and engagement events and activities.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business or related field. SHRM-CP or PHR certification or combination of years of service in the HR field preferred.
  • •Minimum 2 years’ previous experience in a Human Resources role. Experience in organizations of similar size or greater, in a food and/or manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Broad working knowledge in one or more HR disciplines (Employee Relations, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Planning, etc.) required.
  • Basic knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally manage, counsel, motivate, guide, and communicate with employees across all levels and departments.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to identify, analyze, and resolve all HR-related issues.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly. Ability to adapt to changing priorities, timelines, and demands based on client or the company needs/requests.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently, and proficiently respond to changing priorities.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily in office located in Aurora, CO.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Work is completed in a standard office environment or production environment.
  • Sitting approximately 70% of time and working at computer/phone 70% of time.
  • Ability to sit, stand, lift (up to 25 pounds), walk, stoop, bend, reach, and kneel. 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 machine.
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permit employee to communicate effectively on the telephone, in writing and in person.

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.

About MycoTechnology

Incorporated in 2013, Aurora, Colorado basedMycoTechnology, Inc. is a food technology company that harnesses the metabolicengine of mushrooms, known as mycelium, to create novel ingredients that solvethe food industry’s biggest challenges. Our innovative ingredients andtransformative technology offer solutions for sugar reduction, food insecurity,sustainable protein, natural immune support, and much more. For more information, please visitwww.mycoiq.com.

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