JBS USA Food Company – Beardstown, IL
•Responsible for labor relations with local UFCW, administration of the collective bargaining agreement and the grievance process.
•Provides facility supervision with advice and counsel on personnel issues.
•Administers unemployment claims, attends unemployment hearings.
•Ensures regulatory compliance with ADA, FMLA, EEOC, etc. Stays current on recent federal, state and case law changes and monitors labor law updates for changes that affect HR.
•Proposes, publishes and administers personnel policies.
•Administers all employee relations issues. Processes and implements formal disciplinary action of employees, initiates termination procedures and terminates employees as needed.
•Prepares and maintains records and procedures for controlling personnel transactions and reporting personnel data. Maintains HRIS integrity.
•Responds to any questions and/or requests by governmental agencies, including employee complaints. Represents the company at hearings.
•Establishes, evaluates and maintains departmental reports and key indicators. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
•Directs local benefits administration, enrollment and open enrollment meetings.
•Supervises staff of HR and payroll employees.
•Responsible for internal company communication, including bulletin boards, company newsletter, etc.
•Performs other duties as assigned
• High School degree or equivalent required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field preferred
• Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally in English
• Bilingual skills helpful
• Excellent conflict resolution skills
• Computer knowledge required
• Good organizational skills
• Ability to work 50+ hours
• Good attendance and safety records
Internal: Employees on the production line and plant management
External: USDA and Union
•Bachelor’s degree required in related field
•Prior experience in unionized environment
•2-3 years of experience in meat processing or other manufacturing setting
•Bilingual skills preferred
•Communication/public relations skills required
•PHR or SPHR preferred
Comments: The schedule for this position is typically Mon – Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Fall Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.
JBS is an equal opportunity employer.