Human Resource Generalist MA

Location:
 Marlborough, MA, US
Job Category:
 General/Other: Human Resources
Job Type:
 Full-Time
Job Posted:
 

Ken’s Foods in Marlborough, MA is adding to our team!
Ken’s Foods, manufacturer of Ken’s Salad Dressing and Sweet Baby Rays, is a dynamic company, family-owned and -operated since 1958. With four manufacturing plants strategically located, we employ over 1200 people throughout the U.S. We use high-quality ingredients to produce over one thousand varieties of dressings and sauces for both retail grocery and food service divisions.
We are committed to offer a work environment where safety and quality are the priority, as evidenced by our awarded SQF Level III certification. Because the health and wellness of our team is important to us, we provide excellent benefits and a friendly culture. We have a diverse customer base that is rapidly growing – a sign of our market acceptance and commitment to the consumer. Ken's Foods is a rewarding place to learn and grow through practical applications of food science, product development, and operations management.


SUMMARY 
Ken’s Foods is seeking a Human Resource Generalist who can work a flexible schedule to cover 24-hour manufacturing operations.  The ideal candidate must be willing to work modified hours during 1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd shifts, based on business needs. The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
• Develops strong relationship with all operations group departments to assist in employee relations efforts, provide counseling to employees as necessary.
• Assist with recruiting for hourly, administrative, and management positions.
• Participating in interviews as required and assisting staff members in identifying and creating job related interview questions.
• Providing research and statistical information to staff in collecting, preparing and analyzing the information for use in implementation of procedures and policies.
• Reviewing employee complaints and ensuring accurate and timely documentation of concerns or issues.
• Assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies.
• Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems and recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.
• Assist HR Manager with internal employee investigations.
• Maintains human resource information system records.
• Assists in various activities for training and development of employees, including assisting in creating training programs and conducting training sessions.
• Provides assistance to employees with day-to-day benefits administration services.
• Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
• Assist and provide support in safety and wellness initiatives/ programs
• Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
• Commitment to safety begins with management. Managers and frontline supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a safe work environment.
• Performs other related duties as required and assigned.