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Human Resource Manager

Yankton, SD
Overview: Cimpl's Meats, LLC, an American Foods Group Company has an opportunity for a Human Resources Manager at our Yankton, SD plant.
As our Human Resources Manager, you will:
  • Strategically deliver all necessary HR services, programs and initiatives aligned with the plant’s business strategy and AFG’s Human Resources strategy. Act as a business partner, strategic solution provider, advisor, and counselor for the plant leadership team.
  • Effectively manage, communicate, and build relationships with a culturally diverse workforce from plant hourly associates through the plant supervisory and management team. This relationship needs to be built on significant manufacturing floor presence by the Human Resources team. As part of this relationship, partner with supervisors/managers in handling conflict resolution, corrective and disciplinary actions as well as assist in conducting workplace investigations. Follow “open door” policy. Facilitate communications between English and Spanish speaking employees, both verbal and written.
  • Partner with all levels of plant leadership to focus on employee engagement and retention efforts. Be an internal champion for maintaining a plant team effort to positively affect employee turnover. Drive the talent acquisition and training/development process.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement. Coach HR staff to look for improvements in processes for both efficiency and results. Continuously review and evaluate all HR services looking for improvements in consistency, compliance, efficiency and employee retention.
  • Supervise plant training initiatives, including orientation and On-The-Job Training programs, while proactively identifying opportunities for enhancement and ensuring continual improvement.
  • Manage the temporary housing program for employees, offering guidance to the Resident Manager.
  • Oversee and mentor the Community Liaison in fostering robust relationships with local partners through active engagement in community events and supporting initiatives that reinforce the organization’s integral role within the community.
  • Manage and maintain legal and company compliance in all HR departmental activities including plant recruitment and hiring steps, I-9 verification, safety and health services reporting (where applicable), training programs, and various reporting requirements. Serve as general advisor on state, federal, and local employment law and government regulations. Specifically, ensure facility compliance with governmental regulations, such as: Affirmative Action (AAPs), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), etc. Oversee benefits administration.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications (Required):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration with a Safety emphasis or related field.
  • Proven supervision or training experience.
  • Must have current knowledge of State and Federal employment laws and regulations, Labor and Employee Relations, Occupational Safety and benefits.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to effectively communicate in Spanish (speaking, reading, writing).
  • 5-7 years HR/Personnel/Safety experience in a manufacturing environment, with a strong preference toward food manufacturing and processing.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees’ regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, and public groups.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
American Foods Group, LLC is an Equal Employment 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, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Learn more: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact Human Resources at the location(s) where you are applying. American Foods Group, LLC will not discriminate against applicants who inquire about, disclose or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. Learn more: Pay Transparency. American Foods Group, LLC participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more: E-Verify Summary: Cimpl’s, LLC an American Foods Group Company is a privately held meat processing company located in Yankton, South Dakota. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done. As a member of the team, you will find yourself challenged and contributing in a significant way to the success of the business, and you will be rewarded for that success. If you want to feel appreciated for a job well done and be part of something bigger, then consider joining American Foods Group, a “hire to retire” type of company.
What we offer:
  • Competitive pay
  • For Full Time employees - Excellent benefit plan. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more!
  • Training, growth and advancement opportunities that will make this the best and last company you work for.

Check Out the Yankton, SD Area!
Improve your quality of life by residing in Yankton, South Dakota, a rural city located on the banks of the Missouri River. An abundance of recreational areas and amenities make it easy to stay active in Yankton.
The area also offers:
  • Numerous water recreation options around Yankton including Lewis & Clark Lake, Lake Yankton, and the Missouri National Recreation River. Beautiful chalkstone bluffs along the shorelines provide the opportunity to view wildlife with scenic backdrops.
  • Various parks that offer relaxing entertainment including fishing, hiking trails, and swimming.
  • Year-round community events that the whole family will love.

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