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Bilingual HR Manager

Date: Oct 1, 2022

Location: Jefferson, GA, US, 30567

Company: GRUMA

Brief Summary

Reporting to a Director of Human Resources or HR Regional Manager, provides human resources service, advice and counsel to the plant’s management and employee team in the acquisition, development, deployment, and retention of their organization’s human resources while remaining strategically aligned with the business’ strategy, goals and objectives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains effective and supportive business relationships with the Plant Manager and his/her staff to ensure business strategy, goals and results are achieved.
  • Provides service to all Plant Employees through the education, communication, and administration of payroll, benefits, record-keeping, employee relations, health and safety, and career/professional development.
  • Coordinates with Plant Management to recruit, identify, and select candidates to fill vacant positions with the plant.
  • Conducts the on-boarding and in-processing for employees new to the plant as well as off-boarding for employees leaving the organization. 
  • Facilitates the collection and dissemination of company information through appropriate communication channels to Plant Employees on behalf of Plant Management and the company.
  • Coaches Employees, Supervisors and Managers in effective interpersonal communications and conflict resolution.
  • Ensures that the plant environment satisfies health and safety standards and requirements and participates in safety committee meetings, accident investigation, workers compensation claim management, monthly safety training meetings and special safety assignments as assigned.
  • Coordinates with Plant Management to identify, research, investigate and resolve performance and conduct issues that arise with employees. 
  • Collaborates with Plant Management to identify, research, investigate and resolve organizational or departmental issues that arise with the structure, design, and flow of work and processes. 
  • Coordinates and conducts training for Plant Management, supervisors and employees in workplace policies and professional development to include but not limited to workplace harassment, health and safety, company policy, supervisory skills, conflict resolutions, interpersonal communication and effective group interaction skills.
  • Oversees the effective deployment of the company’s performance management program and the subsequent compensation planning.
  • Annually works with Plant Management to update the Hourly Wage Scale and subsequent hourly general wage increases.
  • Directs and monitors compliance with corporate policies, procedures, and legal regulations by applying knowledge of company policy and Federal and State laws and regulations
  • Administers the plant’s employee records and files in accordance with corporate and legal guidance.
  • Collects and analyzes data to measure the effectiveness of HR programs, policies, and activity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree with at least 5 years of applicable business experience, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in human resources in a manufacturing environment. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

SPHR or PHR certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bilingual English & Spanish required.
  • Extensive experience in human resources generalist roles gained within consumer food production environments, with a proven track record in leading HR teams.
  • Team management/leadership/development skills.
  • Successful in building and mentoring high performance teams committed to quality and promoting a spirit of teamwork and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Strong customer focus approach to HR with a passion for ensuring employees are appropriately served to meet needs, concerns or issues with proper empathy and resolution orientation.
  • Strength of character to pursue the HR excellence agenda and articulate this across his/her group.
  • Maturity, self-confidence and strong communication skills will be critical to this leadership role.
  • A multicultural approach to operating in a diverse business environment.
  • Comfortable communicating and operating within a matrixed environment.
  • High level of business or related academic achievement.
  • Experience in financial management to include budget and analysis of projects and programs.

Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications. Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to let us know the nature of your request

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