Smithfield Foods

  • Human Resources Supervisor

    ID
    2019-10243
    Job Locations
    US-NE-Crete
    Category
    Human Resources
    Type
    Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Shift
    Corporate - Day Shift
    Adv.
    IndSPR-Human Resources
  • Your Opportunity

    The Human Resources Supervisor manages, directs and coordinates the Human Resource policies and programs covering several of the following: labor relations, wage and salary administration, orientation and training, safety and health, benefits and employee services. This position also manages the recruitment, development and retention of employees; has knowledge of EEO laws and general human resources concepts.

    Core Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

    1. Implements and manages on-going policies, programs, and procedures to foster understanding of and improvement in management, supervisory or employee relations.
    2. Maintain a positive labor/employee relations environment for the affected business unit. Facilitate workplace investigations or other inquires (under guidance of HR Manager) arising out of needs expressed by employees and/or manifestation of policy or rule infraction(s).
    3. Manages situations involving policy or contract interpretation. Leads and mentors others to ensure consistent application of all such rules and policies. Develops and implements innovative solutions to personnel and/or labor relations issues affecting the plant to mitigate any legal or compliance-related risks. Maintains a positive labor/employee relations environment at the plant by counseling managers and employees on human resource policies and rules, identifying and resolving problems or recommending courses of action.
    4. Counsels managers and/or supervisors concerning human resource policies and procedures; reviews and resolves issues. Provides position and performance guidance based upon human resources policies and procedures including the collective bargaining agreements.  Including but not limited to grievance meetings, records entry/management, employee inquiries, community relations activities, temporary staffing services and invoice management.
    5. May supervisee Human Resource staff; plans, assigns and reviews assignments; counsels staff; evaluates job performance and approves or recommends actions.
    6. Coordinates all staffing functions for exempt and non-exempt employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, orientation, and training.
    7. Manages all new employee recruitment, orientation, and training, either through primary function or through performance of subordinates.
    8. Manages the development and ongoing execution of the location’s Affirmation Action plan to achieve AAP goals during entire employment process for all employees at the facility (recruitment, promotions, transition processes)
    9. Performs analysis and prepares statistical reports, narrative reports and communications for use in formulating goals and objectives.
    10. Manages employee benefit enrollments, questions, or inquiries.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university, and 3+ years related experience and/or training; required.
    • Experience in administration of benefits, compensation and other programs.
    • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
    • Knowledge of Human Resource systems; Internet software; Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; Payroll Database software.
    • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customer or employees of organization.
    • Strong reasoning and math skills.
    • Knowledge of Human Resource systems; Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.
    • Posses specialized knowledge of HR systems, processes and procedures.
    • Bi-lingual skills: speak, read, write, address groups, individuals, conduct investigations, counseling, training, mentoring, using language other than English (as applicable to the business unit), preferred.
    • Must be able to travel 5-10% of the time.

     

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • This position may have oversight of the clerical functions of HR.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

     

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    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.

    • The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the plant environment. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but could be loud if out in the manufacturing or production areas.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

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