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Plant Senior Human Resource Leader - Human Resources Manager

Company Name: Turkey Hill Dairy
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position Summary:

Oversee and ensure legal compliance throughout all employee relations activities, including training, investigations, decision-making processes and follow through. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety Quality Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

Foster open communication with all plant associates, as well as the corporate office.
Ensure regulatory compliance with corporate policy administration, posting and work rules.
Participate in all major plant initiatives and decisions.
Uphold a culture that supports a union free status (if non-union plant).
Ensure fair and consistent performance expectations and accountability.
Clearly communicate the connection between performance and career opportunity (pay, selection, promotion).
Develop and oversee practices to recognize, reward and appreciate associates.
Champion the importance of the plant’s cultural council to strengthen plant culture and conditions; guide activities to promote inclusion, engagement and continuous improvement.
Direct recruiting and staffing practices and ensure candidate quality and timely fill rates.
Oversee successor planning, mentoring and management training within the plant.
Create and communicate compensation plans (hourly wage proposals and stock options).
Communicate and ensure compliance with benefit programs (health and life insurance, leave of absence, vacation/holidays, 401K, educational assistance, Employee Assistance Program).
Foster cooperative interaction with union leaders, stewards and plant management (if union plant).
Lead the safety coordinator on all safety and regulatory issues.
Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.
Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems.
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development, organizational psychology or other business-related field
Strong knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations
Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Thorough knowledge of plant procedures and policies
Ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification
2+ years human resources experience in food manufacturing
Work experience in human resources at a manufacturing plant
Work experience in a union plant
Experience managing a plant safety process
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Any

Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.
Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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