Human Resources Generalist (Factory)

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

People & HR
Jonesboro, AR, USA
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Main Purpose of Job:

Under the direction of the HR Manager/Business Partner, the HR Generalist provides a broad range of expert services: recruitment and succession planning; employee development and training; labor-management relations; employment law and policy interpretation, compensation, and classification management; benefits administration and employee rewards/recognition; and regulatory compliance guidance and HR reporting. This Human Resources Generalist role works onsite 5 days per week and predominantly on first shift.

Key Outputs / Deliverables:

Execute HR Strategy (30%):

  • Aid in execution of the Nestlé People Strategy processes that attract, develop, recognize, and retain employees to support the organization's short- and long-term strategic business needs
  • Support Nestlé initiatives such as the Nestlé Management and Leadership Principles while executing workforce planning processes for the organization such as talent development, organizational planning, and organizational change management
  • Ensure the culture & working environment is open, empowering, fair, and equitable
  • Manage special projects in workforce management, strategic planning, quarterly/monthly people data reports and other ad-hoc works in progress

Recruitment (25%):

  • Responsible for salaried and hourly staffing through onboarding and retention of the right talent with alignment to the sites’ staffing strategy
  • Collaborate with talent management teams in recruitment, new hire processing, posts announcements, job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies, interviewing candidates and other related tasks

Performance & Talent Management (10%):

  • Utilize the performance, talent, and organizational planning management systems to help drive the achievement of company goals through objective and development plan setting, performance calibration, and talent development
  • Provide support to People Managers through the tools available in assisting individual and team performance improvement
  • Mentor site Leadership on all people management and development issues

Employee / Labor Relations (25%):

  • Serve as liaison between employees and site leadership, as needed
  • Build and maintain relations with employees at the manufacturing site, to promote and foster an environment of open communication and transparent, candid feedback
  • Conduct investigations, provide coaching, and document findings, when required
  • Serve as liaison between employees and site leadership, as needed

Compliance (10%):

  • Supporting a holistic safety focus by driving people related safety goals and business initiatives
  • Perform planned/impromptu investigations and audits to ensure and/or maintain EEO/AA/OFCC or Federal/State employment law compliance in practice as it related to hiring, training, transfers, or promotions of people assets

Qualifications / Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s (BA/BS) in Human Resource Management or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional level Human Resources role or 5+ years without BA/BS degree
  • Manufacturing Plant, Distribution Center, or Direct Sales Distribution (DSD) environment is preferred
  • Thorough understanding of Federal/State employment laws (e.g., EEO, AA, FMLA, ADA, Unemployment Insurance Administration, and Worker’s Compensation)
  • Travel (10% or more per business needs)

Critical Experiences:

  • Experience in Classification & Compensation, Benefits Administration, and Recruitment
  • Project Management experience (I.e., such as conducting a wage survey or helping revising handbook policies)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite as well as HRIS systems. PeopleSoft or System Applications and Products (SAP) preferred
  • Ability to work independently, reliably and allocate time efficiently

Job ID:297018

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

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