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Sr Human Resources Generalist - Manufacturing

North East, Pennsylvania

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At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands includeRed Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

We are hiring a Sr. Human Resources Generalist for our manufacturing facilities in the North East, PA area. This position is responsible for the day to day administration of one or more of the following HR disciplines: staffing, workforce relations, compensation and benefits training, etc. This is a professional position working on routine issues, plans and programs at our food manufacturing facility.

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Human Resources Generalist role is a starting point on the path to a Senior Human Resources Generalist

  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees

  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled

  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits


  • Assists as needed with related union guidelines and processes
  • Resolves routine employee problems or issues related to traditional employee relations matters

  • Interprets various HR plans programs policies and procedures for employees and provides advice and recommendations to business unit management on typical or non-critical items  

  • Recruits screens and interviews internal or external candidates for vacant positions and conducts new employee orientation  

  • Executes engagement strategies across business unit  

  • Assists in the performance management and salary planning process by creating reports for HR leadership assisting in training and other duties  

  • Coordinates learning and development opportunities  

  • Acts as a resource for various HR special projects within or across business units or with corporate HR  

  • Maintains confidential employee data or files  



What we need from you:

Years of Experience: Typically has 4+ years of related experience, 3+ years of union environment experience 

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent  

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference.  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.  We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams

  • Basic knowledge of HR plans, programs and procedures related to compensation and benefits, staffing and workforce relations training, etc.

  •  PC skills including word excel etc.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of federal, state and other regulatory standards related to various HR disciplines that enable some evaluation and originality to be displayed on standard and non- critical matters

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.





















Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc. Req #: 19007037

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