JO 15795 Human Resources Manager – Food Manufacturer


Single Manufacturing Plant located in Southeastern, WI within 1-2 hrs from Madison & Milwaukee.

Salary Range:

$ Competitive base salary plus bonus potential, excellent benefits etc.


Seeking a Human Resources Manager for our manufacturing facility in WI with a strong business mindset and exceptional partnership skills. In this role you will provide HR leadership to the site, including: recruiting, staffing, capability building, performance management, employee retention and ensuring a culture of engaged employees.

Basic Functions:

  • Serves as a member of the Plant Leadership Team, partnering with cross functional leaders to drive business performance using business acumen, strong HR knowledge, and change management expertise in the development of a performance driven culture.
  • Manages recruitment efforts for all Plant exempt / non-exempt / hourly employees and manages our temp vendor relationships.
  • Leads key HR initiatives in support of the organization including workforce planning, succession planning, employee development, process improvement, and execution of standard work processes and new hire on-boarding.
  • Partners with the Plant Manager to develop a high performing site leadership team and engaging leaders at all levels.
  • Creates a positive employee relations environment through close engagement and interaction with employees across the plant.
  • Maintains responsibility for ensuring regulatory company compliance pertaining to all personnel matters.
  • Supports safety management related activities and safety training.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Responsible for HRIS data integrity and administration of the plant payroll function.
  • Works closely with the Leadership and staff to prepare and execute the Annual Operating Plan, Budgets and growth plan.
  • Assists in the annual review, preparation and administration of wage and salary program.
  • Coordinate employee events and programs, including annual open enrollment.
  • Manages all employees of the HR department.
  • Provides HR support to other plants as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ progressive HR experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including organizational development, employee relations, diversity, compensation, performance management, and employment law.
  • Experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Experience driving change in a high performance culture.


  • Experience with the Ceridian / Dayforce HRIS System.
  • MA Human Resources or related advanced Degree.
  • PHR/SPHR Certification.
  • Bilingual skills.


  • Strong oral communication and language skills.
  • Strong business acumen and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, encouraging and building mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Strong ethical behavior.


We offer a great opportunity with a comprehensive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short-term disability, 401K with company match, and Paid Time Off.



Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890, Cell: 414-530-4171

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