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Human Resource Generalist in Pecatonica, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 6/24/2018

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Pecatonica

Job Type:

Human Resources General

Job Posting Title:

Human Resource Generalist

Job Description:

Job Description: Serves as internal business partner for designated departments to provide ongoing support in all functional areas of Human Resources.

  Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to organization through areas of recruitment, training, employee relations, compensations, Health and Safety, Payroll and HRIS system management.
  • Performs full cycle recruiting for designated departments including but not limited to: SOX compliance, job postings, AAP tracking, job fairs, interviewing, background checks, offer letter generation, new employee orientation and other onboarding activities.
  • Completes weekly and semimonthly payroll administration processes for both hourly and salaried staff.
  • Administers employee compensation programs including but not limited to: hourly wage progression and bonus programs.
  •  Conducts ongoing employee training in a variety of topics such as stay interviews, performance management, employee recognition and ZIP programs.
  • Maintains a high level of visibility, accessibility and interaction with all employees.
  • Ensures high level of integrity is maintained and that personnel matters are handled in a professional, consistent, and confidential manner.
  • Assists with Investigations.
  • Promotes a positive work environment for all employees through multiple channels including coordination of employee activities and events.
  • Administers company leave programs such as Short Term Disability, FMLA, Military, and Personal Leaves of Absence. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local employments laws as well as consistency in the application of leave programs.
  • Administers employee Return to Work programs.
  • Manages the Progressive Discipline System for the Hourly Workforce.
  • Ensures consistent application of the system, reviews and provides recommendations for terminations ensuring compliance with federal, state and/or local employment laws.
  • Assists with management of Worker’s Compensation claims.

Skills, Experience and Education:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):

  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management.
  • Thorough knowledge of labor and employment law.
  • Ability to interpret and administer company policies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid to Advanced level computer skills including experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Access and HRIS program.


 High School or equivalent

 High School plus specialized training (min 6mos-2yrs)

 Associate Degree Required

 Bachelor’s Degree Preferred – Type: Human Resources

 Master’s Degree Required -- Type:

 Certification/Licensure Required for Job:

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type): Bachelor’s Degree

in Human Resources of business related field or equivalent combination of education and    experience. Three to five years as a Human Resources professional in a manufacturing environment. PHR or SPHR certification preferred.

Travel Requirements: Minimal.

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.