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Production Lead - Totowa, NJ

Company: HelloFresh
Location: West Orange
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 18 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: Green Chef, EveryPlate, Chefs Plate, Factor_, and Youfoodz.The Lead Production Associate coordinates activities of and provides coaching and guidance to workers on the production line. The Lead Associate works alongside and with the team, stepping in as needed to ensure maximum productivity. The Lead is responsible for following and enforcing all safety, GMP and SQF policies/procedures, as well as adherence to PPE/hygiene policies, in cooperation with the supervisor.

  • Available Shift / Hours: Wed-Sat / 6:30AM - 5:30PM
    Hourly Rate: Starting pay rate is $21.00/hr. You will receive $1/hr increase after your first 30 days of employment.

    Essential Functions
    Respectfully communicate with all co-workers. Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee instructions to provide advice on how to properly perform their task (i.e. how to put kit boxes in the assembly box or to maintain single piece flow on their line).
    Respectfully support and follow direction from all managers and supervisors about line performance.
    Keep track of line count.
    Work to continuously improve in all areas. Ensure all actions better the business of HelloFresh and do not break any company policies.
    Coach all employees to follow HelloFresh policies and procedures.
    Train new employees on standard operating procedures.
    Performs duties of workers supervised, as needed.
    Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the Quality Assurance and/or Supervisor.
    Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
    Completes tasks as directed by with minimum supervision.
    Occasionally required to prepare ingredients using tools such as food scales, measuring spoons and cups, etc., as needed
    Update production numbers in the computer system; must be able to use a computer and type/data entry.
    Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
    Leadership and fostering team cooperation for a large group of employees
    Results Driven
    Time Management: maintaining momentum and keeping employees on task to meet goals and deadlines
    Basic mathematics
    Communications: expresses ideas and thoughts clearly and with tact and diplomacy.
    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position provides guidance to employees by coordinating work and resolving problems. The production lead's performance is evaluated by their leadership of the production employees, productivity of their designated team, quality/quantity of information reported each shift, and ability to control employee performance on the team.
    Work Environment
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is in a manufacturing and assembly environment and is regularly exposed to cool and/or cold temperatures (10 - - 40 -). The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
    Physical Demands
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, reach and lift for a minimum of 10 to 12 hours with or without reasonable accommodation. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects and/or tools. The employee is required talk or hear with or without reasonable accommodation.
    The employee must regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision.
    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are varied according to shift. There are occasions where overtime is required based upon production needs. The Production Lead is expected to work the hours it takes to finish production each day.
    No travel is expected for this position.
    Required Education and Experience
    High school diploma or GED.
    One year of related experience preferred.
    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be willing and able to work entire schedule as we cannot accommodate partial shifts or early/late arrivals.
  • Must be able to count and have basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions).

    Other Duties
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be supplemented at any time with or without notice.About HelloFresh
    We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers' homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!
    At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company's commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.
    We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.
    To learn more about what it's like working inside HelloFresh, follow us on - -and -

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