Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
Your Impact as a HR Business Partner
The Plant HR Business Partner provides both tactical and strategic HR generalist leadership for the Plant. In this role, the incumbent will utilize experience and expertise to solve problems, develop, and execute objectives for self and others all while affecting short-term and long-term business goals.
Factory Fun Facts
The Woodstock factory is a union site located in Illinois and employs nearly 250 employees. It features a total of 3 shifts and makes the following products: Claussen pickles. Woodstock is a small town with a neighborhood feel to it. Chicago and Milwaukee is a 2 hour drive away.
What Will You Do?
Analytics: use data and analytics to inform key business and talent decisions
Compliance: champion the application and interpretation of HR systems, policies, and programs ensuring compliance with federal and state employment laws
Culture: ensure to demonstrate Kraft Heinz’s mission, values, and initiatives
Employee Engagement: build strong relationships with employees and advocate for their job enrichment, engagement, and development
Labor Relations: manages employee & labor relations by investigating, resolving and communicating employee questions, issues, concerns, grievances, and sets union labor strategy for the facility
Process Management: own and implement human resource processes, including the following: workforce planning, compensation administration, organizational change/effectiveness, process improvement, staffing and pipeline development, training opportunities, and organizational development
Strategy: evaluate business challenges while developing and recommending solutions
Supervising : may manage hourly employee(s)
Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Business, Human Resources Management, or other Human Resources related field
Minimum 5 years HR Generalist experience including coaching/counseling, performance management, worker’s compensation, employee relations and investigations, etc.
Ability to balance role as an employee advocate and business partner while maintaining neutrality and credibility with the organization
Possess accurate and updated knowledge of Federal and State laws applicable to wages, hours, working conditions, safety, labor relations, etc. to ensure compliance with state/federal legal requirements
PHR and/or SPHR certification
Minimum prior management experience
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity