Sr. HR Generalist
Updated on 2/23/2024
Shearers Foods

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufactures sweet and salty snack foods sustainably
Company Overview
Shearer's Foods is a prominent snack manufacturer, recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability, having received the food industry's highest award in this area. The company fosters a culture of mutual respect and community involvement, emphasizing the importance of teamwork and hard work. With its continuous growth and industry leadership, Shearer's offers ample opportunities for career advancement, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about contributing to the creation of America's favorite snacks.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Massillon, Ohio

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New Boston, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Customer Service
People & HR
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (not required) or 5 years on the job experience as a Human Resource Generalist
  • Minimum of 3 years Human Resources work experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including knowledge of EEO, ADA and FMLA
  • Experience with HRIS systems, ADP preferably
  • Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all employees
  • Develops and maintains affirmative action program
  • Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing
  • Facilitates training on HR related topics
  • Responds to the DOL pertaining to unemployment information requests
  • Drive an actively engaged culture through positive interactions with the hourly workforce
  • Communicate, interpret, and enforce all company policies and practices applicable to the site
  • Manage headcount and execute staffing strategy that supports the needs of the business
  • Work with Operations Leaders to develop effective new hire onboarding programs
  • Lead Retention and Rewards and Recognition Employee Involvement Teams
  • Oversee all corrective actions/discipline to assure compliance with Company policy and best practices regarding documentation
  • Oversee administrative process around data management including but not limited to new hire set up and associate information management, compensation and benefits administration, leave of absence management, and other similar requirements
  • Assure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements such as FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and other federal, state, and local regulations that are applicable to the human element of our business
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of employees and management
  • Strong drive for results to lead and facilitate efforts to ensure human resources alignment with the company and/or site
  • Demonstrated ability to deal directly with line management and hourly workforce to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change
  • Strong project management and customer service skills
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Ability to lead with empathy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Ability to lead others