HR Generalist
Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc.

Forest Park, Illinois

Posted in Retail


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Job Info


Job Location: Forest Park

Forest Park, Illinois (Bilingual - Spanish)

Want to make an impact?

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for developing and building strong relationships with their designated operational areas and employee groups and will support Management/Supervisors primarily with Labor Relations, Employee relations, HR policies and procedures, performance management, in addition to some workforce planning and recruitment. This position has the option for a hybrid work structure.

Ways you will make a difference

  • Bilingual - Spanish Speaking (highly preferred)
  • Acts collaboratively and proactively, as well as coaches' managers/supervisors, to anticipate and resolve issues in advance, guides decision making process, prepares/helps prepare corrective actions, facilitates involuntary terminations and communications.
  • Understands and applies applicable employment standards requirements/legislation for consistency, compliance and efficiency within the organization
  • Provides employee relations support and coaching to associates in Human Resources practices such as attendance, investigations of complaints and misconduct
  • Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation
  • Advises managers/supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the Company. Provides counsel to managers/supervisors on employment issues
  • Ensures New Employee performance evaluations are completed and assist/coach supervisors/managers when required.
  • Participates in employee coaching and feedback sessions
  • Provides support and participates in the recruitment process of production associates
  • Reviews resumes, conducts interviews, facilitates the consensus building process and makes recommendation to hire for external candidates for production associates
  • Monitors the organizational culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction.

Skills that will make you successful

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with employees across multiple levels of the organization
  • An empathetic listener with excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task

Experiences that will support your success

  • Bachelor's degree, typically in Commerce, Business, Human Resources Management preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years HR experience in Manufacturing, with a focus on employee relations and full cycle recruitment
  • Experience working with continuous improvement methodologies to drive change improvement in business operations
  • Experience working in diverse and multi-cultural business environments
  • Experience running Payroll preferred
  • Previous experience managing leaves of absence, processing FMLA, etc


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