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Sr Human Resources Generalist

Pasadena, Texas

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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 Senior Human Resources Generalist for our manufacturing facilities in the Houston, TX area. You will be responsible for the daily administration of one or more of the following HR disciplines: staffing, workforce relations, compensation, benefits and training, etc. This is a senior level professional position requiring previous High Volume Recruiting Experience and working under limited supervision on complex issues, plans, and programs. You will have appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decisions and may interpret and apply organization policy. 

What you will get from us:

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

  • 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


  • Resolves complex and broad employee relations problems or issues related to traditional employee relations matters with a focus on the employee experience and a positive business outcome; collaborates with Legal and business unit leadership as necessary.

  • Provides input on new and revised policies interprets various HR plans programs policies and procedures for employees and provides advice and recommendations to business unit management.

  • Provides independent leadership to the business unit by designing and implementing human capital solutions to business challenges and analyzes the impact on financial performance.

  • Collaborates with HR and business unit leadership to develop and implement tactical and strategic plans to support business objectives.

  • Partners with business leaders on the development and implementation of initiatives that create an engaged work force.

  • Partners with HR Management to assist in the performance management salary planning and talent management processes by creating and analyzing reports for HR leadership assisting in training and other duties.

  • Identifies the need for and facilitates learning and development opportunities.

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

  • Collaborates across business units or with corporate HR on complex HR special projects and may serve as a mentor and evaluator of lower level staff.

  • Maintains confidential employee data or files and prepares and/or analyzes complex reports related to workforce planning.


What we need from you:

Years of Experience: Typically, has a minimum 4 years related 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.


  • Advanced knowledge of HR plans,  programs and procedures related to compensation, benefits, staffing, workforce relations and training, etc. that enables interpretation and application of organization policies.

  • Advanced PC skills including word excel etc

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of federal state and other regulatory standards related to various HR disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide assistance with mentoring and/or evaluation of lower level staff.


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 #: 19010594

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