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Human Resource Generalist

Wakefield Pork, Inc.

Location: Gaylord, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 29, 2024
Human Resource Generalist
Since 1991, Wakefield Pork has been an industry leader in pork production, operating from south central Minnesota to northern Iowa. As a forward-thinking leader in the pork industry, the Wakefield Pork family strives to deliver a quality pork product that nourishes families across the world. We are looking for all kinds of employees with different types of experiences. We believe work ethic and strong values are as important as industry expertise.
Job Summary:
The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s human resource department. The Technical Recruiter will identify, recruit, screen, and present good candidates for technology positions, collaborating with hiring managers to set realistic technical requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Collaborates with hiring managers to understand the needs and roles to be filled reviews job descriptions for vacancies.
·        Identifies the most effective methods for recruiting and attracting candidates.
·        Assists with drafting recruitment advertisements, posts and/or places ads in the most effective digital and/or print media for open positions.
·        Identifies appropriate candidates and assesses their qualifications through review of their resumes, interviews, and other forms of communications.
Human Resources Task
·        Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation.
·        Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
·        Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records.
·        Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately.
·        Provides clerical support to internal customers.
·        Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, FMLA and workers’ compensation.
·        Conducts new hire orientation.
·        Assists with planning and execution of benefits open enrollment meetings
·        Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
·        Associate’s degree in related field required
·        SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred but not required
·        2 years’ experience in an HR role
·        Understanding of recruiting methods and best practices
·        Ability to produce results in a fast paced environment
·        Results focused person that thrives to see company progress
·        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
·        Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
·        Organization, analyzing skills, and attention to detail
·        Effective written and verbal communications skills
·        Must show initiative to be self-motivated
·        Must have a professional demeanor
·        Must be able to recognize and identify priorities
·        Must maintain high level of confidentiality
·        Detailed follow through on all records
·        Reliable, consistent attendance
Physical Requirements:
·        Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
·        Must be able to travel as needed to local locations.
·        Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Organizational Relationships:
Interact with sow farm managers to process HR required information.
Typically, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Pay and Benefits:
Full-time employees are eligible for: personal time off (PTO), medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, flexible spending account, and 401(k) with match. Wages and salaries are set commensurate with the employee’s skills and experience and in accordance with Wakefield Pork’s wage and benefit policies.
Position requires a high level of respect for team members and animals. Must demonstrate communication and time-management skills, as well as the ability to adapt and function effectively in a fast paced, changing environment. Confidentiality of all work with Wakefield Pork is essential.
Preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed of this position. This list is not all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned.