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Perdue Farms, Inc. HR Plant Manager in Bridgewater, Virginia

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The HR Plant Manager position manages all aspects of the Human Resources function which includes employment, training and development, wage and salary administration, security, safety, employee relations, community relations, and all other personnel matters as directed.

Relocation Package available!

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Effectively manages the Human Resources staff including hiring, training and development to ensure all services are provided on time and cost effective.

  2. Maintains programs, policies, and procedures to ensure fair application and practices as well as legal compliance.

  3. Trains in the area of providing medical, security, and safety services in accordance with Company guidelines.

  4. Provides leadership and management of the work environment via the use of the PBIP and QIP.

  5. Keeps the facility appropriately staffed with competent hourly and salaried associates through acceptable employment practices.

  6. Takes a leadership role in creating the environment which fosters change and be a leader in change management.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Economics or related discipline, plus 5 years of related experience. SHRM Certification is a plus.

The Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • At least 3 years of HR Management experience

  • Previous experience in working in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven experience in problem-solving automated timekeeping systems and orientation of new associates

  • Ability to multi-task and organize multiple projects

  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level

  • Knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation along with the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization and a commitment to excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of a commitment to team performance, effective coaching and demonstrated skills or a strong team player

  • May requires travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or company business

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db. to 110 db.May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. May need to climb ladders.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.