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Human Resources Manager

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Human Resources Manager
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Syracuse,  NY 13027
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Human Resources Manager, Manufacturing, Lysander, NY

AGRANA Fruit US, Inc., is seeking a Human Resources Manager to manage the Human Resources policies and programs for its Lysander facility, which includes all administrative, legal and policy aspects of employee relations management, training, employment, and plant staffing.

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 is passionate about the wonderful world of food, the communities we serve and meeting the needs of consumers around the world.

Human Resources Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer and communicate human resources plans and procedures for all plant personnel; assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
  • Ensure consistency and fairness in the application of policies
  • Administer performance management program for hourly personnel.
  • Manage recruitment, selection, and orientation of qualified, non-exempt personnel and temporary employees at Lysander location.
  • Conduct new employee orientation programs.
  • Facilitate and provide training for the hourly workforce. Maintain and ensure accuracy of all training records for facility; provide notification of delinquent training
  • Provide employee relations counseling and investigate and resolve employee relations issues, including complaints and harassment allegations.
  • Maintain department records and reports, complete unemployment requests for separation information. Conduct ongoing analysis of employee data and labor statistics. ​​​​​​
  • ​​​​Administer payroll program for non-exempt classification at Lysander facility.
  • Lead plant Safety Team and manage safety reporting for the facility. 
  • Manage attendance-tracking methods.
  • Plan and execute plant social events and charitable functions; serve as Advisor for Employee Event Team. Review and recommend charitable giving for plant location.

Human Resources Manager Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or applicable field.
  • PHR or SPHR certification is a plus.
  • Considerable knowledge of employment law, recruitment, employee relations, and training and development.
  • 3-5 years experience in Human Resources, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong administrative 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.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to applicants and employees.
  • Experience with HRIS systems and timekeeping systems a plus.

As a global company, we are very proud of our diverse workforce and attach great importance to equal opportunity and diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation who is passionate about their career to apply.
AGRANA Fruit offers a 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! If interested, apply online at or e-mail your resume to​​

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