Description Essential Responsibilities This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time: + Coordinates recruitment for the facility including identifying recruitment sources, evaluating candidates, conducting interviews, and referring qualified candidates to appropriate staff members for further evaluation. Extends offers of employment, arranges background checks, drug screens and physicals. Conducts new hire orientation. + Assists with workers' compensation and OSHA compliance programs. Through the workers' compensation carrier, monitors the progress of employees with claims. Assists with OSHA Logs and electronic submission and prepares annual OSHA summary postings. + Ensures legal compliance with all federal and state regulations applicable to the human resource areas such as; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Completes the location's Affirmative Action Plan, provides training and completes outreach. Monitors human resource processes for compliance, posts notices, maintains records, investigates and resolves employee complaints, and recommends changes necessary to achieve compliance. + Maintains all Human Resources related records, including separate file systems for personnel records, employment selection process records, I-9 forms (IRCA), affirmative action/equal employment related records, OSHA/workers compensation related records, records related to complaint investigations and employee performance issues. Ensures confidentiality and limited access according to procedure. + Leads and manages all Human Resource functions in areas including but not limited to: answering HR questions, benefit enrollment, entering and processing new hires, changes and termination information, background checks, performance reviews, forms, policy updates and conducting stay and exit interviews. Assists with planning and presentation of meetings including division meetings. + Responsible for communication to the union. Manage and respond to union grievances. Participate in collective bargaining contract negotiations. + Supervise and train direct reports while serving as their back up support. + Oversees learning and development for all employees, running reports, assigning affected training and ensuring completion of assigned courses. + Creates statistical reports (KPI's) for weekly and monthly review by leadership team. Analyzes monthly HR metrics, identifying unfavorable trends and implement corrective actions to curb unfavorable trending. + Maintains accurate employee information in HRIS system. + Maintains professional and technical knowledge in areas of responsibility by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, researching topics, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. + Other duties as assigned. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. Required Competencies: The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: + Demonstrated proficiency in Windows, MS Office Suite including; Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, internet/intranet and other organizational specific software. + Insightful use of analysis techniques, tools and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management to drive business results. + Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills. + Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems. + Professional communication skills for both internal and external customers, coworkers, team members and consultants. + Demonstrated excellent training skills involving making presentations covering various topics. + The Manager should be a person with solid understanding and respect for the differences of roles between management, supervisory and line personnel. + Ability to plan, initiate, direct and carry out short and long-term programs. + Demonstrated ability to influence others without direct, hierarchical control. + Ability to define problems, collect and document data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. + Seek counsel, when needed, form appropriate resources. + Ability to interpret an extensive variety of situations and events and respond accordingly. + Must have high level of discretion and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately. + Demonstrate an understanding of the products manufactured and the processes involved. + Ability to understand daily production needs. + Demonstrated strong teamwork skills, with the ability to lead, participate, and/or work directly with cross-functional teams and/or individuals. + Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize. + Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to a continually changing environment. + Excellent interpersonal skills. + Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements. + Thorough understanding and board application of safety regulations, standards, principles, theories, and techniques. + Possess traits of honesty, integrity, creativity and flexibility. + Maintain a valid drivers' license. Education/Experience: + High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. + Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field, preferred with emphasis in human resources, business management, or related field. + PHR or SPHR certification preferred. + Three to five years human resources management experience. + Knowledge of UKG human resources system (HRIS) preferred. + Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements including contract negotiation experience preferred. + Bilingual preferred. + Knowledge of policies, and practices, including but not limited to; recruitment, selection, compensation, job description, non-discrimination, safety-security, promotion, discipline, performance management, and termination. Physical Demands Mental Demands: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Office - Work is performed in a general office environment with low to moderate noise exposure. May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear; taste or smell. The majority of the time is spent seated at a workstation with access to telephone, computer, printer, files, and reference materials. Requires frequent verbal communication either in person, by telephone or by use of online interactive communication, to interact with vendors, suppliers, and consultants. Requires frequent written communication by requiring frequent typing and writing. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Office - This job operates in a professional office environment. Employees will work face-to-face with others on a daily basis. Some may share office space. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually low. May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment. The employee may be exposed to very low levels of ammonia. Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) 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, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Qualifications Education Required + High School or better Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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