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Human Resources Associate

Company: Campbells
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.Job SummaryThe HR Generalist is responsible for developing, implementing, and supporting human resources initiatives in partnership with plant leadership. This position is accountable to support a broad continuum of Human Resources accountabilities including but not limited to positive employee relations, recruitment and onboarding, talent development, performance management, compensation and benefits administration, responding to HR related inquiries and special projects. The HR Generalist assists in the implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through communications and meetings.Principal Accountabilities

  • 30% Leads the sites recruiting efforts including interviewing candidates and partnering with third party recruiting vendor. - Coordinates and conducts new hire orientation and onboarding activities. Follows up with new hires during 90-day introductory period. - Manages internal job posting process and employee movement (new hire, termination, position change, promotion, pay changes, etc.)
  • 20% Partners with plant leadership to support positive employee relations through proactive communications, consistent application of policies and procedures, development and implementation of employee-centered events as well as frequent interactions with employees at all levels of the organization. Prepares communications related to various HR related subjects. Administers recognition programs and coordinates communication. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. Assists in conducting thorough and prompt investigations, interpret and explain Company policy, coach employees as necessary, and ensure that disciplinary action is administered fairly and consistently. Implements and communicates policies and procedures through various methods.
  • 20% Responds to requests from employees requesting basic HR information. This may involve researching programs, policies, procedures, employee benefits offerings or employee services. Communicates and facilitates benefit information sessions. Provides support for the benefits open enrollment process.
  • 20% Develop strategic training and development plans to meet business needs. Manages the plant's Education and Training budgets. Identify and source training and development opportunities for the growth of salaried and hourly employees. Seek and obtain training grants working closely with local colleges and associations. Drive continuous improvement results through training. Oversees the Learning Management System and training documentation. Provide direction and implement improvements as a CSC Safety Audit section owner.
  • 5% Coordinates exit interviews feedback sessions and other final day procedures. Responds to unemployment notices/claims and provides necessary documentation. Processes severance agreements. Sending termination letters and completing termination processes and paperwork.
  • 5% Leads the coordination of various social events, benefit events, volunteer activities, community events, job fairs, and other related facility events. Provides back up to office services. Regularly files HR paperwork in respective personnel files and keeps personnel files up to date. Posts HR related flyers and other information around office location(s).Job Specifications
    • Supports daily Human Resources operations.
    • Provide ongoing recruiting support to the plant management team. - Source a diverse slate of well-qualified candidates, schedule and conduct interviews, and prepares offer letters in a timely manner.
    • Maintain a positive employee relations environment by responding to all employee relations issues and guiding them to successful resolution and leading training for front line leaders.
    • Conduct thorough and prompt investigations, interpret and explain Company policy, coach employees as necessary, and ensure that disciplinary action is administered fairly and consistently.
    • Drive employee learning and development by facilitating Campbell University workshops and other training programs. - Identify plant and individual training needs and develop a curriculum focusing on managerial/supervisory development, diversity and inclusion, new hire selection process, objective setting, etc.
    • Build internal talent by driving the creation, implementation, and execution of high-quality development plans which are directly linked to the annual Succession Planning process. -
    • Assist the Hourly Performance Management Program. -
    • Partners with the management team to drive safety performance and employee accountability for safety throughout the plant. -
    • Provide leadership for the implementation of unique, site-specific employee engagement programs (in addition to corporate programs).
    • Drive high organizational engagement and empowerment by implementing a survey tool to measure culture, high performance, and employee engagement. - Help managers interpret survey results, facilitate engagement planning sessions, and develop and execute robust action plans.
    • Oversee benefits and leave of absence administration. - Communicate benefit changes, manage the Annual Enrollment process, and assist employees in resolving benefit and leave issues. -
    • Provide ongoing leadership for Downers Grove's continuous improvement initiatives and participate in and help drive the 5S Program, kaizen events, standard work development, etc.
    • Assist in building a high performing culture at Downers Grove while simultaneously sustaining its unique culture, as well as implementing other key strategic initiatives.
    • Regulatory Compliance - Manage the following compliance activities: Develop Downers Grove's annual Affirmative Action Plan and quarterly updates in compliance with Company and EEOC guidelines. Partner with the Leadership Team to ensure full compliance with OSHA standards. Drive compliance with FMLA and ADA regulations.
    • Audits internal systems and policies including HRIS, employee files, etc.
    • Assumes responsibility for ensuring adherence to Food Safety practices and policiesJob Qualifications
      • Minimum education required: Minimum two-year Associate's level degree from an accredited college or technical school in Human Resources or related field. Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite is essential.
      • Education desired: Bachelor's Degree, focus on Human Resources.
      • Years of relevant experience: Minimum of 3 years work experience in Human Resources or related field.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
        • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). -
        • Must possess strong training/facilitation skills.
        • Results oriented. - Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
        • Must have strong planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
        • Computer proficiency in Windows-based software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). -
        • Must be able to build relationships quickly and create direction without having positional authority.
        • Strong attention to detail, inquisitive mind and not willing to accept information at face value.
        • Ability to manage, coach, and develop people, talent, and skills needed for the job.
        • Ability to demonstrate and execute against the Campbell leadership model
        • Dedicated work habits, takes initiative, sets high standardsWorking ConditionsThe working environment includes both office and plant floor settings. - Exposure to industrial noise, forklift traffic, moving mechanical parts, and temperature extremes occurs in operating areas of the plant.DisclaimerThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. - It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. -ACRThe Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click for additional information.

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