Production Leads ( Day or Night available)

Newark, NJ 07105

Employment Type: Temp to Perm Types of Jobs: Light Industrial Job Number: 004
  • 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 and do not break any company policies.
  • Coach all employees to follow 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 (10º - 40º). 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.

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).

About Staff Management Group: Staff Management Group has over 30 years of experience placing staffing candidates in distribution, manufacturing, production, assembly and clerical positions. Most of our candidates have been with us for over 5 years. Staff Management Group is one of New Jersey’s leading staffing and recruiting agencies specializing in light industrial and clerical staffing. We have over 5,000 staff employees serving over 100 clients in the Northern New Jersey area. Come join the team!

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