Skip to Main Content

Packaging Lead ($1000 sign-on bonus - 1st shift)

Aquamar Inc Carteret, NJ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

$17-$22/hour plus $1000 90-day completion bonus

Role Summary

The Packaging Line Lead coordinates, monitors, and supervises the activities of the production packaging line area ensuring goals are achieved in support of assigned Team goals. He/she is responsible for the supervision of their assigned line ensuring the product meets all Quality and Food Safety Specifications in regard to packaging while complying with all Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). He/she is also responsible for ensuring the sanitation of the packaging area and performing line start-ups and shutdowns as required. This includes maintaining and cleaning the equipment and tools/supplies used in the packaging area.


· Responsible for understanding safe, quality, and efficient operation of all packaging equipment.

· Ensure all necessary reports are completed correctly, legibly and in a timely manner.

· Collaborate with QA to ensure that issues during the shift are being addressed and that the product is meeting all target specifications. Makes proper and necessary adjustments and involve others (Shift Supervisor, Plant Manager).

· Monitor all activities in the packaging area, immediately reporting downtimes to Lead, Supervisor, Manager, Maintenance or Quality Assurance when downtime cannot be self-corrected.

· Facilitate good communication and planning with other area leads and operators to ensure that changeovers are done timely, safely, and effectively.

· Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

· Safely and efficiently work with hazardous cleaning agents.

· Meet or exceed the plant productivity goal for the shift.

· Equipment troubleshooting.

· Complete all training required.

· Other duties as assigned.


· High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience in food manufacturing required

· Standing long periods of time

· Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, face mask, gloves, ear plugs, safety boots, and smock)

· Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

· Be 18 years of age or older

· Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules

· Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English and Spanish languages

· Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Food Safety, and Material Management systems and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

· 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines with preference given to experience in packaging of food

· Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email

· Knowledge of inventory control principles

Aquamar Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Company Description
Aquamar® has decades of surimi seafood experience, proprietary production technology and operational efficiencies to manufacture premium quality surimi seafood products. Our mission is to provide the highest surimi product quality and value, while building customer satisfaction through superior service.

Aquamar Inc

Aquamar Inc's Logo


100 Raskulinecz Road

Carteret, NJ



View all jobs at Aquamar Inc