ACH Food Companies, Inc.
  • Summit, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Who We Are:

ACH Food Companies, Inc. (ACH) is a prominent consumer packaged goods company. In North America, we market, sell and manufacture a premier branded portfolio of cooking oils and baking ingredients and foodservice brands in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

We are passionate about our business and we value personal accountability, creativity, and we focus on results. Our authentic and inspiring leaders support and challenge you to cause extraordinary performance, where you're rewarded for both 'what' you achieve and 'how' you achieve it. We love celebrating our people for their contribution to business results and living our values. We believe in doing the right thing for our employees, customers and communities.

The Human Resources Generalist supports the HR Manager, and the Department will full cycle recruitment, benefits, employee relations, labor relations, payroll assistance, employee engagement, change management and training & development. This position is essential in supporting the business by collaborating with the management team to reach the goals and objectives, while advancing a positive company culture.

What You'll Do:

  • Participates in developing HR department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Assists in the monitoring of the performance evaluation programs; partner with management to develop, implement, deliver and monitor disciplinary action, performance evaluations and performance management plans.
  • Maintains affirmative action program as well as other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel and conducts pre-employment testing and new-employee on-boarding.
  • Advises and consults with managers, supervisors and staff on employee relations matters.
  • Chairs Employee Activities Committee, adhering to budget.
  • Assists in the evaluation of reports. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiencies of department. Interprets policies, processes.
  • Maintains Human Resources Information System records and compiles reports from database.
  • Administers and tracks job bidding process; ensures compliance with Union Contract.
  • Assists in the planning/analysis, implementation and delivering of employee training.
  • Participates in and assists management with executing policy and procedures involving the HR function.
  • Assists in the development of the Plant succession planning to identify employee competency and talent.
  • Assists with facilitating payroll processing, providing backup processing when needed.
  • Manage HR communication initiatives to include creation and distribution of newsletters and electronic bulletin board communications.
  • Supports Health & Safety Manager to ensure plant-wide compliance, performing BOS Audits, conducting safety evaluations, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining the grievance log system; assists in the preparation of resolution; monitors all dates.
  • Assists in the preparation of all negotiation meetings and grievance responses.
  • Ensure any employee complaints or disputes are addressed and manage appropriately.
  • Partners with management on employee/labor relations issues and conducts internal investigations as assigned.
  • Develop, facilitate and monitor company training programs based on site objectives and staff developmental needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and assists with projects as needed.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Five years progressive and relevant high-level Human Resource experience in the areas of labor relations, internal investigations, conflict resolution. Experience in dealing with Union employees; grievances/arbitrations and union negotiation procedures.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office. ADP/E-time.
  • PHR/or other professional certification a plus.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of human resources principles and practices including recruitment and selection, training and employee development, contract administration and engagement.
  • Knowledge of employee development concepts and strategies.
  • Ability to think strategically; resolving problems and generating viable solutions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with management and bargaining unit employees.
  • Advanced communication skills. Must be approachable and effective with the ability to influence all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, but also sensitive situations where information must be shared on a "need to know" basis.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive PPO Medical Plan
  • Dental
  • Free Vision Insurance
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Onsite Gym
  • Onsite Athletic Trainer
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