Associate Manager, HR
Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Associate Manager, Human Resources
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
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.
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
Ensuring a collaborative and friendly workplace - an environment
you will look forward to coming into each day
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
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,
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,
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
Support HR Manager or Plant Operations with the execution of
compliance programs, internal audits, external audits, and
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
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
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
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
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
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