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Human Resources Specialist II in Buckner, KY at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


KY Buckner

Job Type:

Human Resources General

Job Posting Title:

Human Resources Specialist II

Job Description:

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full-Cycle recruiting for production employees
  • Coordinates background checks for potential candidates
  • Administers Job Bids and Job Awards for production employees
  • Processes new hires into HRIS(PeopleSoft)
  • Processes I9’s and tax credit forms for new employees
  • Assist with orientation and employee engagement events
  • Track Production employee attendance
  • Handle all overtime postings
  • Handle all unemployment hearings and claims
  • Safely and accurately perform all duties as required for this position to ensure the safety and quality of our products.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Critical Skill Requirements:

  • 5 years related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, HR, Management, Labor Relations or related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.  Must be able to interact professionally and positively with employees at all levels in the plant.
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Excellent computer systems skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge and understanding of employment laws and regulations (e.g., VEVRAA, FMLA, FLSA, Affirmative Action, ADA, etc.).
  • Knowledge of culture changing processes within an entire plant and all levels of employees.
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday with flexibility in hours to meet the needs of a 24/7 business with night & weekend shifts.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to perform the following:  standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Good physical condition with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Good hand/eye coordination, motor skills, 20/20 corrected vision and hearing within the normal range.

Environmental, Health and Safety Requirements:

  • Must wear all required personal protection equipment associated with specific manufacturing work environment and job duties as stated in the Employee Handbook, posted policies, or as assigned by leadership personnel.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment and follow all safety policies and procedures, such as lock out/tag out, safe lifting techniques, and all others as instructed.
  • Inform Management of any food safety or quality issues or of any processes which become noncompliant with specified requirements.

Food Safety:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.

Controls further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.