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Plant HR Manager

Requisition ID 10977
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Human Resources 
Recruiter #LI-AD1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry
A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.
About the role

At our Elk Grove Village location, we create sprinkles for Kerry customers.  We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program.

Key responsibilities

As a Plant HR Manager, we’ll rely on you to be responsible for all aspects of human resources generalist activities for the Kerry Americas headquarters including recruitment, HR program administration, employee relations, project involvement, compensation and benefits, performance management, coaching and counseling, and policy interpretation and application.


  • Analyze, interpret, develop, and implement HR policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Minimize time to fill open requisitions while improving the fit of new hires.
  • Direct interaction with functional leaders and employees to gain a first-hand feel for their daily responsibilities and challenges.
  • Utilize expertise in diverse HR disciplines to provide comprehensive and effective HR support.
  • Form solid working relationships, based on thorough knowledge of the business and HR procedures, with the HR team(s) and functional/departmental leaders. Coach leaders on appropriate and proactive management techniques.
  • Ensure compliance with EEOC and AAP requirements and guidelines. 


Qualifications and skills

If you’re up to the challenge and have the following qualifications and background, please apply.


  • Bachelor's degree is required.  We prefer a degree in Human Resources or another related field.  PHR Certification preferred but not required.
  • 10 years’ experience of progressive human resources department with knowledge of US Labor Laws. 
  • Plant/manufacturing environment experience is required.
  • Functional use of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as HRIS & Timekeeping systems
  • Specialized knowledge in several human resources disciplines, which may include compensation, benefits, recruitment, HRIS, organizational development, performance management, etc.
  • Fluent Spanish is required.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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