Production Lead - Totowa, NJ
Location: West Orange
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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.
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
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
Coach all employees to follow HelloFresh policies and
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
Time Management: maintaining momentum and keeping employees on task
to meet goals and deadlines
Communications: expresses ideas and thoughts clearly and with tact
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.
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.
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
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).
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
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
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.
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