Sr. Human Resources Representative in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.


Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing support and strategic direction in the management of labor and employee relations in accordance with established guidelines and sound administrative practices.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively guide and coach leadership on employee relations issues and recommend programs to maintain a positive and motivated workforce
  • Provides advice and counsel to HR team on policies and procedures to ensure proper and consistent interpretation and execution of same
  • Assist in management of the labor relations function, including contract administration, grievance resolution, arbitration procedure, collective bargaining, discipline and other related activities.
  • Conducts investigations of employee relations concerns including claims of harassment and other serious allegations of misconduct, working conditions, disciplinary actions and employee grievances ensuring a thorough and consistent approach to employee relations matters
  • According to circumstances, provides guidance and recommendations for problem resolution, and implements appropriate response or course of action.
  • Assists facility leadership in the counsel, discipline and termination of associates
  • Prepares reports with accurate and useful information for facility and human resources management on labor relations trends in order to develop a strategy for positive labor and employee relations.
  • Recruiting for all Salaried Exempt and Non-Exempt positions
  • Work with management to determine departmental recruiting needs
  • Perform data entry of applicant flow in SAP for all salaried and hourly positions
  • Facilitate candidate interview feedback sessions to assist the hiring managers with proper selection of ideal candidates for the available positions
  • Provide guidance to and assist HR Recruiter regarding hires, rehires, rejections and other recruitment issues

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments and applicable local, state and federal laws regarding human resources.
  • Experienced in resolving conflicts between parties in difficult and sensitive situations with sound judgment and tact in administration of work rules, policies and procedures.
  • Detail oriented, logical and methodical in approach to timely problem solving.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills for effective communication with all levels of organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to interface and partner with facility management in addressing issues and concerns with urgency to maintain effective relationships with associates and collective bargaining units.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate Proficiency), SAP, AS400, Microsoft Excel (Advanced Proficiency)
  • Data analysis, root cause analysis, ability to think outside the box
  • Knowledge and experience with benefits coordinating

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, HR, Industrial Relations or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of HR Leadership experience with focus on employee relations in a union manufacturing environment.


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