Human Resources Specialist I

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.

Job Summary: The position is responsible for processing the company’s Human Resources (HR) transactions, providing functional support for various HR systems and policies, administering the company’s employee benefit plans, and supporting the processing of payroll for the organization.  Provides customer service support to employees, former employees, and field HR Representatives through verbal and written media in a team environment.  


Essential Job Function:

1.Process HR, Benefit and Payroll transactions in PeopleSoft (Workday future state) including but not limited to new hires, pay increases, promotions, terminations, benefit enrollments, family status changes, direct deposits, general deductions, etc.

2.Ensure transactions are entered accurately and in a timely manner.

3.Administer employee benefit plans such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Wellness, and other programs as implemented.

4.Support the payroll administration process including but not limited to time entry/capture, stop payments, garnishments, etc.

5.Respond to HR, Benefit and Payroll questions via phone and email. 

6.Responsible for taking action to resolve issues with a high degree of accuracy, interfacing with HR Representatives, management and employees; as well as the other team members.

7.Research and resolve data integrity opportunities.

8.Provide functional support for HR Systems in areas such as learning management, performance management and annual compensation planning.

9.Support team members from all functional areas.

10.Identify, suggest, document and implement ongoing process improvements.

11.Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field, preferred
  • High school graduate, plus 2 years+ experience in HR-related field, required
  • Knowledge of Payroll and HR laws/regulations, preferred
  • Experience in Benefit Administration and knowledge of Benefit Plan provisions, preferred
  • Willingness to work in a team environment, required
  • Self-motivated and independent problem solving ability, required
  • Customer service and call center experience, preferred
  • Workday experience, preferred
  • Spanish speaking skills, desired
  • Proven written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information, required
  • Ability to work in a change-filled environment and manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, required
  • Computer skills, including word processing, excel spreadsheet and database within a Windows environment, required



ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Human Resources

To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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