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Human Resources Specialist

Company: Iowa Select Farms
Location: Iowa Falls
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

IOWA SELECT FARMS JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Human Resource Specialist REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources
PURPOSE:As a Human Resource Specialist for Iowa Select Farms, you will be involved in executing various processes, programs and policies within the Human Resource department. -This role includes interviewing and hiring candidates, assisting and answering employee questions, providing orientation for new employees, providing resources and guidance for managers and supervisors, and maintaining documents and records. -This role works with and through others building and maintaining relationships and working closely and accurately within established guidelines. - -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process incoming online and paper applications
  • Prescreen new applicants
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified applicants for open positions; collaborates with mangers and supervisors to understand skills and competencies and as needed throughout the hiring process
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications
  • Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs; completes new hire paperwork and coordination of start dates and locations
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and records, both verbal and written
  • Establish, maintain, file and audit electronic and/or paper personnel, documentation & investigation files
  • Develop, maintain and update necessary SOPs, competencies, manuals, company documents and PowerPoints
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance and updates
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law
  • Ensure consistent processes and procedures are followed to maintain compliance and consistency regarding topics including but not limited to disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity; attendance; recognition and morale; training and development
  • Handles applicant, employee and manager employment-related inquiries, questions and concerns through phone conversations, site visits and collaboration with other supervisors or departments as needed; refers complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate people
  • Assist and lead training and developmental programs - HR training days, PeopleCare Leadership Programs, Safety, Production Wellbeing, performance processes and others as we see fit
  • Serve as a backup at the front desk with receptionist duties for PTO and lunch rotation coverage
  • Attend company events and meetings and assist facilitation as needed
  • Attend routine team meetings to participating in updates, discussion and assist in developing department goals
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems including but not limited to ADP WorkforceNow, eI9 and eVerify.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
    • Act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
    • Collaboration Skills: Working with appropriate support departments to determine best solution or when a policy violation occurs. -Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Communication Proficiency: This position will work closely with mangers, supervisors, support departments, external individuals, etc. so strong written and verbal skills are vital for clear and timely communication.
    • Problem Solving: Independently work through issues that may arise approaching ever situation with the best possible decision while reaching out appropriately when additional guidance is needed. -Come prepared to discuss your recommendations or suggestions for a problem using strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Time Management and Organizational Skills: Our business culture is fast paced, innovative with and dedication to continuous improvement. -Ability to prioritize daily tasks, attention to detail, strong organization skills and manage the scheduled day/paperwork and people while taking the initiative are essential. -Ability to delegate when needed. -
      POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
      • This is a full-time position with the expected days of Monday-Friday
      • Additional availability may be required during business or workload challenges and disruptionsTRAVEL
        • Travel may be on occasion for work related visits and/or meetings with the utilization of a company vehicle EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
          • Associates or Bachelor's degree in in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field or at least three years of equivalent Human Resources experience
          • Bilingual in verbal and written English & Spanish is preferred

Keywords: Iowa Select Farms, Des Moines , Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources , Iowa Falls, Iowa

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