Dec 04, 2020

Human Resources Manager

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
Human Resources

Job Description

Rich Products Corporation

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENTAs an HR Manager you will be providing HR business partner support to various businesses and strategic initiatives. You will also help to develop and deliver products and services that will improve upon the overall associate experience. The HR Manager will work collaboratively with other HR resources and partner with various business leaders to provide consultative services in the areas of talent management, organizational development/design and associate relations.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMESDevelop and administer HR plans to support various organizational goals. Work on initiatives, in coordination with COE's, that align HR priorities with overall company strategic initiatives.
Consult with business leaders to provide overall HR guidance. Be a credible advisor and influence leaders that will provide impact and results to the overall business.
Partner with businesses to provide organizational design theory and strategies inclusive of capacity optimization.
Talent Management support including robust talent calibrations, succession planning, associate development and performance review process.
Leverage HRIS analytics to support business initiatives. Analyze trends and metrics to influence business and develop solutions.
Compensation administration to include recommendations, administration of review process including base pay changes.
Provide overall HRBP support for HR projects and/or strategic initiatives including identifying changing business requirements for HR Programs.
Drive various diversity and inclusion initiatives including challenging unconscious bias and sourcing opportunities to improve our efforts. Support affirmative action program.
Partner with businesses to design and implement progressive people practices and strategies to foster culture, enhance associate engagement and drive accountability for results.
Provide change management consulting and be a change agent by recommending new approaches, policies, and procedures that will provide continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Partner with Associate and Management to resolve issues to include coaching/counseling both Associates and Managers to improve work relationships, increase productivity and retention. This includes conducting formal investigations and facilitating terminations.
Consult with corporate legal and human resources on various issues as needed including escalating issues of particular concern to the Strategic HR Business Partner.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree in business or related field required (concentration in Human Resources is preferred).
Master's degree is preferred.
Professional HR Certification is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years progressive HR experience, with strong experience in an HR Generalist role required.
Experience designing/executing organizational strategies to support strategic business initiatives.
Coaching and consulting skills with demonstrated problem solving and bringing situations to conclusion; including experience conducting formal investigations.
Demonstrated ability to achieve results through influencing.
Solid communication skills (verbal, written and listening).
Experience using project management methodology to support business initiatives. Experience with Agile methodology a plus.
Solid understanding of human resource processes and knowledge (i.e. Employment Law, Recruitment, Compensation, Benefits, Selection and Retention, Associate Relations). Familiarity with applicable state and federal regulations.
Ability establishing trust and building credibility to support various businesses.
Ability to work independently as well as handle confidential information.
Overall strong technology support/experience with the ability to quickly learn/utilize systems.
Strong MS Office skills to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience working with an HRIS system, SAP SuccessFactors strongly preferred.


Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at [email protected] you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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