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Human Resources & Safety Manager - Human Resources
American Foods Group, LLC.
American Foods Group, LLC.
How to Apply:
American Foods Group, LLC.

Job Location: Kent, WA
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Human Resources

Position Name: Manager, Human Resources & Safety
Family: Human Resources
Status: Exempt, Full-Time

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Non-discriminatory recruitment and selection of production and office personnel. Conduct reference checks, employee orientations, conduct employment authorization verifications, arrange pre-employment drug screens, etc. Continually seek innovative ways to attract & retain new employees. Become the companys employment authorization expert (Form I-9 Subject Matter Expert) & ensure follow up on expired immigration cards.
  • Interpret and enforce company policies and ensure compliance with Federal and State employment, labor, safety, and environmental (includes OSHA & EPA) regulations.
  • Primary liaison with temporary staffing agencies, local job service personnel, community leaders, etc.
  • Develop & implement, with assistance from operations personnel, an operations training program for new hires.
  • Effectively manage and communicate with a culturally diverse workforce. Requires time spent on shop floor.
  • Manage safety & health services to include accident investigations, audits, attendance at on-site committee meetings, assistance with light duty program, MSDS coordination, Hearing conservation and Respirator program, attend PSM meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for coordination of personnel activities with proper supervisors and department heads to promote employee relations.
  • Coordinate training programs to ensure legal compliance such as workplace violence, diversity, anti-harassment, etc.
  • Partner with supervisors/managers in handling conflict resolution, corrective and disciplinary actions as well as assist in conducting workplace investigations. Follow open door policy.
  • Prepare & submit reports as required (turnover analysis, activity reports, benefit census data, etc.)
  • Communicate and apply company programs, such as Employee Assistance, off or on-site seminars.
  • Facilitate communications between English and Spanish speaking employees, both verbal and written.

Marginal Functions:
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Current knowledge of State and Federal employment laws and regulations, Labor and Employee Relations, Occupational Safety, and benefits.
  • Involved in employee recruitment & retention, discipline and terminations; a wide range of HR & Safety generalist duties including work rules and policy interpretations; employee relations; community involvement, and HR Policies and procedures.

Education, Training, and Licenses:
  • Formal education in Business Administration with HR emphasis or related field.
  • 5-10 years HR/Personnel experience in a production environment, preferably in meat processing/packaging.
  • Previous supervisory experience or training is desired.

Legal/ADA Considerations: Normal office environment. Occasional overnight travel by surface or air. Occasional periods of shop environment. Extended work hours.

Females, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled Individuals Encouraged to Apply
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.

How to Apply:
American Foods Group, LLC.

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