Human Resources Manager

Hearthside Food Solutions   •  

Gibson City, IL

Industry: Food & Beverages


Less than 5 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Job Description

Employee and Community Relations Manager

Ready for a Challenge?

Are you ready to join an HR team where you can learn and grow? Could you succeed with a fast-paced, world-class, food manufacturer? Does building a rewarding HR career with a young, fast growing and innovative food company interest you?

We are one of the fastest growing food companies in the US; Part of the new wave of American manufacturers and we are looking for an HR professional with the right stuff.


Hearthside Foods is seeking a Human Resources Manager for its Gibson City location. This is a plant-based HR role. The HR Manager is responsible for leading all faucets of HR and Safety at a manufacturing facility with approximately 300 employees (salaried, and hourly along with temporaries). This role directly reports into the Plant Manager along with a dotted-line to Corporate HR.

This is a high-visibility role with considerable responsibilities requiring individuals capable of not only working in, but also leading in a team environment. Successful candidates, in addition to possessing a manufacturing Generalist HR background, should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving ability, conflict resolution skills, strong interpersonal skills and an ability to adapt to changing situations (fast and flexible). Again, leadership ability is an absolute must with this role.

Who We Are

We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of food company, and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency is evident in every product we make.

Founded in 2009, today we operate 24 production facilities in eight states, employing over 7,500 people. In an industry growing at 2%, we made the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list three straight years. Our customers are some of the world's finest food companies.

Attributes for Success

Successful HR Managers should have 3 -- 5 years of experience in a manufacturing HR Generalist-type of role. Experience in both union and non-union environments is a plus. An HR or related four-year degree is preferred. Technology experience with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio and Word), Kronos, ADP EV5 and an Applicant Tracking System is a plus. An HRCI and/or SHRM HR certification is a plus. Multi-lingual ability (e.g. Spanish) is also a plus.


A detailed job description with specific responsibilities, which may vary by location, will be provided during the interview process.


Hearthside offers a highly competitive compensation package, including salary, full healthcare benefits, 401(k) and more.

Next Steps

If you are seeking an opportunity in world-class manufacturing with a dynamic company, if you possess the skills and traits described above, and if you are ready for a challenge, Hearthside would like to hear from you!