Pinnacle Foods

  • Human Resources Manager

    Location US-IA-Fort Madison
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  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.



    The Human Resources Manager will be working in a fast-paced, growth oriented environment.  The successful incumbent will lead the Human Resources activities in the manufacturing plant, and be a strategic partner to the plant leadership team. This position will report directly to the Plant Manager and have a dotted-line to the HR Director, Manufacturing.



    •Serve as a member of the Plant Leadership teams with responsibility for developing a team culture that drives high performance
    •Provide functional expertise and HR leadership
    •Ensure objectives, goals, strategies and metrics are communicated and delivered
    •Lead various core HR programs including but not limited to: Benefits Open Enrollment, Wellness Events, Leadership Development training, Compensation Planning, Performance Review/Talent Assessment, Recruiting
    •Partner closely with HR Specialists in the area of Benefits, Compensation, Recruiting, Shared Services, Affirmative-Action Planning
    •Ensure plant is in compliance with local, state and federal laws as well as established HR processes and procedures
    •Ensure manufacturing plant is staffed with the highest caliber of talent
    •Lead performance issue resolution with sound Coaching Skills
    •Serve as the employee advocate and maintain collaborative rapport with Union leadership
    •Facilitate communication across the organization providing guidance to employees and leaders on problem solving, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and litigation avoidance.
    •Provide continual leadership and guidance to team members for the purpose of increasing their effectiveness and establishing good working relationships
    •Promote an environment conducive to teams, teamwork, and accountability
    •Complete special projects, duties and assignments, as assigned




    •10+ years in Human Resources
    •5+ years in a manufacturing environment, food manufacturing preferred
    •Labor Relations relations experience
    •Proficiency in the use of MS Office software including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    •Experience with assessing and developing talent
    •Strong recruitment experience for both hourly and salary positions
    •Performance Management processes and systems
    •EEO and Affirmative Action
    •Strong Communication skills; verbal, written, and presentation
    •Ability to solve complex matters
    •Ability to influence others
    •Maintain constant drive for results



    •Bachelor’s Degree required, Master's degree preferred
    •SHRM PHR/SPHR preferred



    •10% travel is required


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.






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