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HR Manager

Job ID 1128

  • Vineland, NJ, 08332
  • Fulltime
  • 4 - 12 years experience
  • 78000 - 115000 Annual
  • 04/12/2019
  • FMCG, Foods, Beverage
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

o    Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology, or related area required; Master degree (e.g., MBA, MA HR) preferred.

o    A minimum of 5+ years of previous HR experience with at least 2 years of direct supervisory responsibilities.  Previous experience in a manufacturing environment/plant a plus

o    Strategic thinker exhibiting intellectual curiosity, that thrives in a collaborative and teaming environment

o    Ability to develop and maintain strong, effective internal customer/business partner relationships

o    Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), interpersonal and influencing skills

o    Analytical skill set required to assess trends and themes and use data to formulate business solutions

o    As needed, in unique business situations, must be able to flex schedule to address issues at hand

o    Proven leadership in labor relations, including grievance and arbitration administration and contract negotiations required

o    Experience working in a union environment a plus

o    Must possess self-awareness, business acumen and a proven track record of success

o    Sense of urgency and ability to operate in a fast-paced, high-energy environment

o    General knowledge of Federal, State and Local labor laws required

o    Preference for bilingual skills (Spanish)

o    Some travel required



    The Human Resources Manager will serve as the primary Business Partner for our Vineland, NJ production facility.  This is a cooked deli meats manufacturing facility producing a variaty of prepared food items and employs over 270 Team Members.  The plant is represented by an collective bargaining union and runs two shifts, with 5-6 day operations.  In this role, the HR Manager will partner with operations leadership and have a relentless focus on creating a safe environment for our team, ensuring a focus on talent attraction, retention, development, and driving business results.  The individual will be accountable for having a deep understanding of business priorities and enacting strategies to achieve them.  This a busy and detail-oriented role, which requires both strong technical, leadership and enhanced communication skills.  The ideal candidate is able to balance competing priorities, problem-solve, and work with a diverse body of stakeholders across a company.

    o    Implements HR strategy in support of short-term and long-term goals

    o    Leads a team of approximately 2 HR professionals

    o    Develops and implements structures and strategies to improve individual and organizational performance

    o    Provides coaching to support leadership development, business decision-making and drive performance productivity

    o    Assures successful deployment of HR strategies in the areas of:  safety, staffing/retention/onboarding, diversity and inclusion, Team Member engagement, recognition, leadership development, communications, compensation, and benefits initiatives

    o    Assures compliance with collective bargaining agreement including contract interpretation and disciplinary and grievance process; assists with arbitration case preparation, labor negotiations and other potential legal matters

    o    Partners with Centers of Expertise to ensure HR strategy delivery across the plant

    o    Analyzes key business and HR metrics and provides leadership support to ensure business objectives are met

    o    Provides leadership related to employee/labor relations processes which may include conducting investigations and administering disciplinary action as needed

    o    Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures

    o    Assists in building effective partnerships with community leaders and coordinates efforts with Public Affairs to enhance and sustain the Company's image within Tyson communities

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