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Perdue Farms, Inc. HR Interviewer in Gainesville, Georgia

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 Gainesville, G.A. production facility is a fully-cooked, ready-to-eat, further processing facility within the Premium Prepared Foods division (no birds). We create products for consumers, retailers, and foodservice customers around the globe.


Our Gainesville, GA location is searcing for an HR Interviewer to join our team! This person will be responsible for helping to manage staffing levels, supporting employee relations activity and/or transactional processing for the applicant/employee lifecycle in the HR database.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for maintaining department reports, e.g., manpower and overhead numbers.

  2. When supporting staffing, develops and maintains a network of contacts to idenfity and source qualified candidates via on-line recruiting resources, local community involvement, and local institution (i.e., colleges and the Employment Security Commission). Conducts interviews and phone screens of potential candidates. Coordinates internal and external job fairs, college visits, etc. Conducts background checks and assessment testing on candidates.

  3. When supporting employee relations activity, becomes the first point of contact for associates with regards to questions regarding benefits, PTO, or other questions. Tracks associates attendance, for benefit group 4, general labor associates, extracting data from the company's timekeeping system, verifying accuracy with management, entering verified data into HR database, preparing attendance counseling sheets, obtaining associates' supervisor and appropriate HR representatives' signatures and filing in the associates' personnel file. Coordinates with the Staffing Recruiter/Interviewer to ensure that all new hire paperwork is together prior to new hire orientation. Coordinates witha the StaffingRecruiter/Interviewed termination activity. Enters accurate termination details into the HR database.

  4. When responsible for transactional processing, ensures all recruitment/hire processes in the Company Hiring Manual are implemented and followed. Supports the EPA to perform audits on a regular basis reporting results to management. Coordinates with Staffing Recruiter and Hourly Interviewer to ensure all new hire paperwork requirements are consistently met. Follows established retention policies and performs audits to ensure data integrity reporting audit results to management. Ensures all personnel activity of the associate is entered into the HR database. Performs regular audits.

  5. Utlizes all HR reporting tools. i. e., manpower, headcount and other required reports, to perform audits and generate reports.

  6. Makes recommendations to improve processes and efficiences.

Minimum Education

  • A degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field. In the absence of a degree, work experience may be considered.

Experience Requirements

  • 4 plus years experience.

  • Knowledge and experience of HRIS.

  • Requires prior experience using HR/Payroll database systems.

  • Proven success in handling administrative responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated ability for accuracy, meeting deadlines, experience in multi-tasking and ability to work with minimum supervision.

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. Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

Forbes has named Perdue Farms a "Best Employer for Diversity" in 2020. We've been featured on the list two years in a row, and we're honored that Forbes recognizes our commitment to diversity and inclusion!

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.