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HR Generalist

Job Title
HR Generalist
Job ID
Brecksville,  OH 44141
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                                                                AGRANA Fruit


AGRANA Fruit is a global leader in delivering healthy and delicious food solutions in partnership with our valued customers. Our co-collaboration mindset results in the development of innovative products across multiple categories including refrigerated & frozen dairy, bakery and food service. Our team of experts are passionate about the wonderful world of food, the communities we serve and meeting the needs of consumers around the world.

HR Generalist, Brecksville, OH

AGRANA Fruit US, Inc. is seeking a HR Generalist that is responsible for supporting the management of Corporate Human Resources policies and programs, which includes all administrative, legal and policy aspects of employee relations management, training, and performance development.  Role has responsibility for supporting five site locations in the US. 

HR Generalist Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize internal and external resources to design, implement and facilitate training for workforce that reinforces and drives achievement of defined business KPI’s and supports the organization's culture. Work with Corporate Leaders to assess training needs and ensure accuracy of all training records for facility.
  • Maintain oversight of relevant local and national employment demographics to ensure the competitiveness of the organization's compensation and benefit programs through participation in industry surveys and communication of program competitiveness to Plant and Corporate Leaders.
  • Facilitate the administration of Performance Management Process for salaried staff. 
  • Provide professional guidance and support to Corporate Leaders in the administration of company policies and procedures to ensure that employee relations concerns are resolved in a timely, fair and responsive manner in order to establish a supportive work environment and avoid potential legal liabilities.
  • Develop retention strategies through the administration of exit interviews and analysis of results to guide the implementation of programs that will foster an environment of positive engagement and promote the retention of high-level performers.
  • Serve as liaison for Plant Human Resource team in support of plant related HR topics, including training, employee development, policies and procedures.
  • Serve as site liaison for Brecksville Safety Program, lead safety team and drive improvement initiatives.

HR Generalist Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or applicable field.
  • PHR or SPHR certification a plus.
  • 3-5 years’ progressive experience in Human Resources, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Considerable knowledge of employment law, recruitment, employee relations, training, and development.
  • Experience with HRIS systems a must.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult and emotional issues.
  • Advanced working knowledge and expertise of Microsoft Office programs, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to applicants and employees.

AGRANA Fruit offers competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. We are proud to be able to say that our employee costs are some of the lowest in our industry!

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