Human Resources Representative

Land O Lakes   •  

Neosho, MO

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 93 days ago

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Join the team at any Land O’Lakes location or with one of our retail-ownersand you’ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:

Human Resources Representative

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

The Human Resource Representative promotes and supports positive, pro-active employee relations by providing and initiating a variety of employee services, activities and communication vehicles. Provides the employees and management team with valuable feedback through daily interactions, counseling, coaching, and reporting various personnel actions. Supports the supervisory and management team in all functional areas of HR including employee relations, staffing, payroll, compensation and benefits, performance management, training, regulatory compliance and labor relations to ensure the operating unit’s goals and objectives are achieved.

The Human Resource Representative is relied upon to understand business goals and interpret ambiguous situations while consistently applying company policy and good judgment. At the same time, the Human Resource Representative must consider the legal impact of decisions and minimize the potential negative financial risk.

Job Description:

  • Provides an "open door" policy for employees to communicate work related concerns. Provide employees with tools and information that foster open communication and positive employee relations
  • Assist with and/or conduct investigations, and make recommendations
  • Issues are recognized and addressed at early stages, with appropriate level of management intervention
  • Acts as liaison between employees and management team
  • Conducts all exit interviews and provide feedback to management with recommendations
  • Monitors employee satisfaction and attrition levels and assists developing strategies and employee centered programs and activities to improve employee engagement and retention
  • Equip management with appropriate skills and tools to consistently apply company policies and enable open communication and employee satisfaction
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance
  • Coordinate the on boarding of new hires and conduct the HR portion of New Hire Orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals and initiatives
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Support and lead processes for business group such as performance ownership, compensation planning, staffing, disciplinary issues, community involvement, and associate relations
  • Support HR Leader in ensuring all associates are trained in the performance management system
  • Assist HR Leader in ensuring that Supervisors and Managers are provided with guidance and tools to effectively deal with associate performance related issues
  • Coordinate staffing and recruiting activities across the plant for multiple functions partnering with the Talent Acquisition Team
  • Work with the HR Leader to ensure compliance, and claim response in coordination with Legal for EEOC, FMLA, Code of Conduct, Discrimination, Harassment and other legal/policy issues
  • Monitor Attendance Program for appropriate and consistent discipline
  • Foster a culture of safety awareness
  • Adds value to administrative process by recommending policy enhancements and streamlining procedures as opposed to maintaining status quo
  • Ensures consistent interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Initiates process improvement by analyzing current processes and recommending improvements to obtain greater efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction
  • Drive and deploy procedures and policies in all areas involving HR
  • Partner with HR Leader for organization assessment and upgrading talent through strategic staffing and developing pipeline talent
  • Applies a comprehensive knowledge of human resource disciplines, principles, and practices towards the completion of complex assignments/projects
  • Proactively promotes and maintains a positive work environment and drives total associate engagement
  • Benefits program is communicated in effective manner and understood by associates; ensure associates are referred to Third Party Agencies where appropriate; encourage use of online tools and resources
  • Participate in facilitation of Land O’Lakes annual open enrollment

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • 5+ years progressive Human Resources Generalist experience in Manufacturing, Warehousing or Production setting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and any ERP systems
  • Strong organization and communication skills, ability to multi-task while paying attention to detail and working in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Individual must demonstrate high integrity, confidentiality, flexibility, sound judgment, and strong intuitive skills
  • Demonstrated professional success payroll administration, recruitment and associate relations

Capabilities and Success Factors:

  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset
  • Must have a solid background in core HR processes
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of business partners and associates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple project assignments and coordinate activities to meet specific deadlines
  • Ability to work cross functional with various business units
  • Good hands-on idea leadership experience
  • Great competency in Cross Functional Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Customer Focus, Process Discipline, and Business Acumen
  • Experience and career history with "Fortune 500" type companies strongly desired