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Careers at Ecovative

Who We Are

Ecovative is a diverse group of engineers, scientists, production specialists, and innovators.

Our team works hard to create sustainable materials for a brighter future in a fun and dynamic environment. We place significant value on the professional development of our employees and offer a competitive benefits package. Our people are collaborative, creative, and truly passionate.

What Makes Us Ecovative

Join the Team

Are you hardworking, motivated, passionate about the environment and fungi? We're looking for people like you to fill the following positions:

Materials Testing Technician (Part time)

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Ecovative Design is seeking to hire a Materials Testing Technician to perform a variety of
mechanical, biological, and quality testing procedures to evaluate materials for key metrics
and ensure our materials meet customer expectations. The Technician will measure parts,
make observations and operate an Instron machine system to test parts for various
characteristics. This role will also explore new testing methods and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications and Competencies
Pursuing or obtained a degree in mechanical engineering or material science and/or 3+
years experience with mechanical testing; Excellent at organizing large amounts of data;
Proficiency in computer operation and ability to learn new software programs; Diligent;
Observant and analytical; superior attention to detail; Self motivated and independent; Great
time manager and multi-tasker; Confident communicator; Reliable; Flexible.

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies
Experience working with Instron testing machines and software, prior experience in a quality
role at a manufacturing facility.

EEO / AA Employer

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

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Consumer Bio Product Developer (Part Time)

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Ecovative is seeking to hire a Consumer Bio Product Developer to work on kits, products, and
processes for the audience. ( is an ecommerce platform and community
for designers/creators to experiment with biomaterials for the first time) This part time role at
Ecovative will require, at minimum, an 8-hour weekly commitment on Fridays.

This role will explore new materials outside of our traditional mycelium technology, but will
require an extensive amount of work with Mushroom Mycelium production working to bring
processes and techniques into kits and tutorials. This role will require working alongside a
partner both training them and collaborating with them on projects. Working quickly with a
“move fast and break things” methodology is ideal.

Minimum Qualifications
5+ Years of experience in a biomaterials production R&D background. Extensive work
prototyping and exploring new methodologies for bio-based products, particularly living
mushroom spawn and inoculation. Great multi-tasker and communicator, flexible, and team

Preferred Qualifications and Competency’s
Experience working around Bacteria, Yeast, and Algae biomaterials, and mycelium with an
emphasis on mushroom growth/production. Prior experience with Chemistry and Safety
protocols with chemicals.

EEO / AA Employer
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

Apply Today

How to Apply.

Think that you’ll love Ecovative? Are you ready to work for a healthier planet? Tell us more about yourself!

Interested and qualified candidates should download an employment application here. You can either print it and mail it to Ecovative Human Resources with a resume and cover letter, or send everything electronically to Human Resources at We will review your qualifications and contact you if you are a potential match for the position.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Ecovative Design actively seeks candidates who are female, minority, disabled and/or veterans and will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, relationship or association with a member of a protected category covered by the New York Human Rights Law, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

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