Manager Plant HR and Safety - Humboldt, TN - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary:
Manages human resources, employee relations and labor relations and safety at a single plant location. Responsible for several areas of human resources such as recruiting, labor relations, training, EEO/AAP, benefits, employee relations, compensation and continuous improvement. Assists management in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of talent and HR activities. Involves effective administration of existing programs in accordance with policies and procedures including EEO compliance.
The HR Manager also administers safety programs and training, working with outside vendors, internal employees and management to implement the safety key concepts providing the road map to zero injuries at the plant and acting as a safety ambassador for fellow employees.
Position Responsibilities:
HR Responsibilities:
Provides direction and counsel regarding human resources aspects of plant operations
Manages employee relations through issue resolution phase
Leads talent management, succession planning, organizational development and organizational effectiveness initiatives
Handles all phases of the staffing process including requisition, recruitment, interview and selection.
Leads in the development, implementation and auditing of policies and procedures
Analyzes training and development needs
Manages regulatory compliance efforts
Leads culture in assessment processes and provides direction on development and implementation of action plans
Leads year-end processes including performance management and salary planning
Performs other HR related duties as required and assigned
Safety Responsibilities:
Manages all aspects of health and safety programs
Promotes an accident-free work environment by developing programs that routinely train, monitor and assure a safe workplace
Plans and delivers programs to train managers and employees in workplace safety practices
Assists in accident investigations and prepares accident reports required by regulatory agencies
Conducts inspections and audits in plant and at other facilities to detect existing or potential accident hazards and determine corrective or preventative measures
Facilities the Central Safety Committee process by active participation in the subcommittee process and acting as a resource for each group
Administers initial Workers Compensation functions
Guides and directs plant towards compliance of State, Federal and local Safety regulations
Determines and directs necessary compliance training for all individuals to assure OHSA, TOSHA and company training requirements
Minimum five years of professional experience in Human Resources and Safety in a manufacturing environment
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Safety or related degree required
Demonstrated experience with ERISA, EEOC and DOL regulations, employment sourcing, communications, human relations and management skills
Thorough understanding of OSHA regulations
Ability to interpret State and Federal regulations and applicability to facility to ensure compliance
Ability to write regulatory reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
Experience performing risk assessments and audits
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Demonstrated experience managing projects
Ability to utilize influence management skills to accomplish goals
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience with PeopleSoft, Workday or other HRIS, preferred
Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships and partnerships with internal customers, peers and effectively manage those relationships
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.