HR Manager

Skokie, IL 60077

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: Js38200517 Compensation: $90000-105000 / year

Job Description

Title: HR Manager

Location: Skokie, IL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • In this multifaceted role, you'll have the opportunity to drive strategic HR initiatives, foster a positive workplace culture, and contribute to the success of our thriving food manufacturing business. Join us and be part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.

Job Duties:
  • Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract top talent in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Foster a positive work environment by promoting employee engagement, addressing concerns, and ensuring fair application of policies.
  • Identify training needs and design programs to enhance job knowledge, safety protocols, and regulatory compliance.
  • Administer competitive compensation and benefits programs aligned with industry benchmarks.
  • Implement performance appraisal processes, set goals, and develop metrics for manufacturing roles.
  • Develop and update HR policies in compliance with labor laws, regulations, and industry-specific requirements.
  • Oversee safety, wellness, and environmental initiatives, promoting a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Manage workers' compensation processes, from incident reporting to claim resolution.
  • Maintain accurate employee records, generate reports, and analyze HR data for decision-making.
  • Manage end-to-end payroll processes, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance.
  • Contribute to strategic planning efforts, aligning HR initiatives with organizational goals and manufacturing objectives.

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • 7+ years of experience in human resources management, with a focus on the food manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and departments.
  • HR certification (e.g., PHR, SPHR) is advantageous.
  • In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and industry-specific compliance requirements.
  • Strong understanding of production processes and the ability to align HR strategies with manufacturing objectives.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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