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Human Resources Generalist

Location: Waterford, PA, United States
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Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls, other extruded snacks, corn chips, cookies, crackers, and wafers.

Location: Shearers, Waterford Plant: 821 Route 97 South Waterford, Pa 16441
(Erie County)
Benefits after 30 days! Development Opportunities!

Your seat at the table:
• Carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: onboarding, payroll, associate engagement and development, employee relations, benefits support and communications, compensation administration, and administrative compliance (FMLA, ADA, FLSA, etc.).
• Drive an actively engaged culture through positive interactions with the hourly workforce.
• Communicate, interpret, and enforce all company policies and practices applicable to the site.
• Work with diverse workforce and assist in translation of both spoken word and documentation.
• Manage headcount and partner with Talent Acquisition to support the needs of the business.
• Work with Operations Leaders to develop effective new hire on boarding and training programs.
• Lead Retention, Rewards and Recognition Employee Involvement Teams.
• Counsel line management and associates in the application of company policies, procedures, processes, employee issues, and federal and state employment law.
• Oversee administrative process around data management including but not limited to new hire set up and associate information management, compensation and benefits administration, leave of absence management, and other similar requirements.
• Assure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements such as FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and other federal, state, and local regulations that are applicable to the human element of our business.

What you bring to the table
• Bachelor's degree in human resources, a business related field or equivalent work experience is required.
• SHRM or HRCI certifications preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years Human Resources work experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment preferred.
• Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of employees and management fluently.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including knowledge of EEO, ADA and FMLA.
• Strong drive for results to lead and facilitate efforts to ensure human resources alignment with the company and/or site
• Experience with HRIS systems, ADP preferably
• Demonstrated ability to deal directly with line management and hourly workforce to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change
• Strong project management and customer service skills
• Ability to manage priorities
• Ability to lead with empathy
• Ability to work in a fast-pace, results oriented environment

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!

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