Senior Human Resources Generalist – Field
Founded in 1818, Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated operations that circle the globe, stretching from the farm field to the retail shelf. Bunge has 35,000 plus employees at more than 400 facilities in 40 countries. Bunge’s North American operations supply raw and processed agricultural commodities and specialized food ingredients to a wide range of customers in the animal feed, food processor, foodservice and bakery industries. With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Bunge North America and its subsidiaries operate grain elevators, oilseed processing plants, edible oil refineries and packaging facilities, and corn, wheat and rice mills in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Position Summary:Under moderate supervision, partner with facility management and at the direction of the regional human resources manager, position performs professional level HR work to develop, implement, and administer human resources policies, programs and procedures. This position will be responsible for employee / labor relations and maintaining a positive employee relations environment. Position is the first line of HR support for facility management and employees.Core Functions: Support facility management and regional HR manager by providing a full range of Human Resources services including, but not limited to, policy and procedure counsel/ implementation, staffing and selection, performance management, benefits administration, and coaching, training and development of local management and facility personnel. Interprets various routine HR plans, programs, policies and procedures for employees and provides advice and recommendations to facility management. Assists in administration of policies and procedures, current state, local and federal regulations and corporate objectives. Maintain an awareness of workforce demographics and operational requirements. Assist plant HR and/or regional HR leadership in developing strategies to address workforce gaps and surpluses and proactively work to assist in the optimization of talent. Resolves employee problems or issues related to employee relations matters. Participates in candidate selection process and conducts new employee orientation. Prepares and analyzes reports relating to turnover, headcount, etc. Maintains confidential employee data or files and prepares and/or analyzes routine reports related to such. At the direction of Legal and Regional HR manager, assist with investigations related to policy violations, misconduct, or other circumstances that may result in disciplinary action.
As directed, assist in responding to mediations, litigation and other legal affairs affecting Bunge operations. Maintain HR subject matter expertise through continual self-education and practical application of HR-related initiatives. May perform responsibilities related to plant operations, including but not limited to safety, and office administration Other duties as assignedSkill/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred. 5+ years of related human resources experience, preferably in a Union environment Ability to maintain objectivity and discretion with confidential information Exceptional customer service and team building skills Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization Previous experience with ADA, FMLA, EEOC and AAP MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency Familiarity with Success Factors, ADP HR and Payroll system a plus Self-starter with the ability to work within a team environmentBunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled