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Associate Manager, HR

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Orrville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Manager, Human Resources

Orrville, OH

Reports To
Human Resources Manager

Why Smucker is the Place for You

You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work and become your best professional self. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker.
Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee holistically through our Total Rewards benefits program, underscoring our commitment to be the employer of choice.

Highlights include:

Comprehensive benefits package effective first day of employment, including: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan with up to 7% Company match, 3 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid company holidays plus 4 personal days, parental leave, and annual holiday bonus
Ensuring a collaborative and friendly workplace - an environment you will look forward to coming into each day

Your Opportunity

At Smucker, we view our manufacturing operations as the heart of our efforts to deliver food people and pets love. It is foundational to our commitment to provide safe, high-quality products our consumers count on for themselves and their families. With this, we believe passionately in promoting manufacturing as a career. That means ensuring continued growth and development opportunities to help you hone your craft and extend your expertise with us.

In this role you will:

Support the functional strategy by assisting HR Manager in designing programs, policies, and practices to attract, retain, and/or engage talent in alignment with the business strategy.
Perform all recruiting activities for technical and hourly employees including sourcing, screening, interviewing, etc.
Lead and execute HR processes for the site in accordance with company policies and labor contract expectations: job posting, bidding process, disciplinary process, compliance investigations, etc.
Handle site-specific and sensitive employee and labor relation issues with employees at the plant, leveraging Employee/Labor Relations for consultation and practices/policies/templates.
Provides HR advice and counsel to leaders in the operation; assists in developing managers in interpretation and consistent application of people related policies.
May perform day-do-day activities related to the organizational pillar and/or E&T pillar of the Smucker Quality Management System ("SQMS") under the guidance of the HR Manager.
May perform tasks to support local site operations such as coordinating community relations or employee appreciation events, issuing badges, or managing other site activities (e.g., donations or giveaways, visitor coordination, plant uniforms, lockers, mailboxes, communications).
Reviews and interprets people and organizational information for the site and provides advice and support to plant managers and leaders regarding challenges, opportunities, or issues.
Draft functional communication materials and trainings for Operations/Plant HR review and approval.
Identify and drive efficiencies in HR support by streamlining manual processes and maximizing the transition of all viable HR services to the shared service center
Provide input to the HR Shared Services (HR SSC) team or Centers of Excellence regarding localized needs and the effectiveness of HR programs & services
Maintain all compliance requirements. Analyze and correct errors and ensure proper quality controls are in place to avoid future errors.
Support HR Manager or Plant Operations with the execution of compliance programs, internal audits, external audits, and government audits.
May assist management in adhering to business objectives and costs by providing data, input, review, analysis, modeling, or other information and support.
Work with the HR SSC team to review and assist with the ongoing development, evaluation, and maintenance of documentation (e.g., Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions) to ensure complete, accurate, and up-to-date depiction of processes.
May lead, participate in and/or support projects and ensure timely completion of assigned responsibilities within established constraints.

The Right Role for You

Are you a dedicated HR professional motivated by the opportunity to support consistent delivery of the highest quality work while striving for continuous improvement? Are you excited by the chance to expand your expertise while further developing your skills? If so, you are the type of professional we are looking for to join our Company!

Below is what we're looking for:

A Bachelor's degree is required
Significant skills related to the specific position; some broader domain knowledge and/or training in HR processes and functions desirable.
At least 5 or more years HR functional experience required (e.g., employee and labor relations, staffing, compensation, benefits, learning, employee data); preferably for a large consumer products company
HR Experience in a manufacturing plant is preferred
Demonstrate a competent understanding of HR processes, procedures, controls, regulations, and compliance requirements.
Experience with an HRIS system and other HR enabling technologies (e.g., case management, manager self-service)
Experience with Microsoft tools and applications required
Experience working at a manufacturing site required
Experience in union environment preferred
Candidate should possess the capability, with time in seat, development, and experience, to move into a Plant Human Resources Manager role through Succession Planning.

Learn More About Working at Smucker

Our Total Rewards Benefits Program
Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity



Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Cleveland , Associate Manager, HR, Human Resources , Orrville, Ohio

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