Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Responsible for ensuring that staffing levels and needs are met and maintained for plant operations and other department areas in the company.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Identifies, develops, implements, evaluates, measures, and improves the recruiting process for hourly and salaried positions while maintaining required staffing as directed by Operations and/or Corporate. Establishes an effective and efficient working relationship with plant management and Corporate customers which creates an environment that facilitates the interviewing process, thus enabling the hiring of qualified applicants. If applicable, provides training and direction to the hourly staff to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations concernig the interviewing process and AAP compliance. Creates new and innovative methods to improve the recruitment process and to continually improve the experience and skill set of applicants. Recommends to management for approval, implements, measures, audits and reports results to management. Achieves measurable results that demonstrate improvement in hiring ratio, i.e. applicants versus hires. Ensures all required paperwork,, e.g., application, reference checks and interview notes, are forwarded to the EPA (Employment Process Administrator) for proper, correct intake.
Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field.
5 plus years experience. Previous experience in a staffing role within a manufacturing environment. Proven knowledge of laws surrounding the interview process. Exposure to AAP requirements as it applies to the recruitment, interviewing, selection process. Proven track record of innovative methods to recruit the targeted workforce and that result in turnover reduction. Requires an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1 to 3 year time span. Must be able to multi-task and organize multiple protocols and projects and complete on schedule. Requires strong analytical skills, ability to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level. Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization, provide excellent customer service, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Requires knowledge of and a commitment to team performance and effective coaching. Requires travel to other facilities and plants for meeting and/or company business.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db. to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. May need to climb ladders.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.