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Perdue Farms, Inc. HR Interviewer in Monterey, Tennessee

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.


Our Monterey, TN facility is searching 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.

Education and Experience Requirements

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

  • 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.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Supports staffing, develops and maintains a network of contacts to identify 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.

  • 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.

  • Enters accurate termination details into the HR database.

  • When responsible for transactional processing, ensures all recruitment/hire processes in the Company Hiring Manual are implemented and followed.

  • Ensures all personnel activity of the associate is entered into the HR database.

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

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.

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.