Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift

Hillside, NJ

Employment Type: Temp to Perm Types of Jobs: Light Industrial Job Number: 082323-2 Pay Rate: $85,000-$90,000/year

Job Description

Staff Management Group is currently looking for a Production Supervisor - 3rd Shift for our client in Hillside, NJ.


Pay rate: $85,000-$90,000/year plus performance bonus

Schedule: Monday to Friday 10PM - 7AM


As the Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for leading and overseeing a group of 30+ employees in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment. The successful candidate must have a solid understanding of food manufacturing processes, sanitation, SDS, lean and six sigma methodologies, OSHA regulations, GMPs, BRC, and HACCP.


  • Supervise and lead a team of 30+ production employees during the 3rd shift, ensuring productivity, efficiency, and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Coordinate production activities, prioritize tasks, and allocate resources effectively to meet production goals and customer requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety standards, including sanitation practices, SDS guidelines, GMPs, BRC, and HACCP regulations.
  • Implement and maintain lean manufacturing principles and six sigma methodologies to optimize production processes and minimize waste.
  • Train and develop employees, providing coaching and feedback to improve performance and enhance skill sets.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs), such as production output, quality metrics, and labor efficiency.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Quality Assurance, Maintenance, and Supply Chain, to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections, enforce OSHA regulations, and promote a culture of safety awareness among the production team.
  • Utilize software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook to create reports, analyze data, and communicate effectively.

Job Requirements

  • Must have prior experience in FOOD manufacturing
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role, preferably overseeing a group of 30+ employees, in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of food manufacturing processes, sanitation practices, SDS guidelines, lean and six sigma methodologies, OSHA regulations, GMPs, BRC, and HACCP.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for creating reports, analyzing data, and communicating effectively.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a diverse team.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Solid understanding of safety protocols and the ability to enforce compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Flexibility to work during the 3rd shift and adapt to changing production demands.

If you meet the qualifications and are seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic team, please submit your resume and cover letter. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Additional Information

Staff Management Group is an equal employment opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.

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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