Human Resources Elkhart, Indiana


Position at Plumrose


Job Title:  Human Resources Generalist

Location:  Elkhart, IN



Our Company, Your Opportunity:      


Plumrose USA is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs.  Plumrose was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods.  This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse.  This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world.  The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats.  This is an opportunity for people who want to think big, dream big and work to make big ideas a reality.


Our Mission:


To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS.


Our Values:






Our Company is in search of an experienced HR Generalist who will be responsible for applying business knowledge, human resources practices and employee relations expertise. He or she will assist in providing a wide range of HR support and advice. The successful candidate will play a key role in the success of the plant by offering guidance on performance management, employee relations and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and management.








  • Responsible for labor relations with local union, administration of the collective bargaining agreement and the grievance process.
  • Partners with management to advice and counsel on personnel issues
  • Provides facility supervision on employee relations matters including; investigations, resolving conflict, and communications in regards to employee questions, issues, or concerns.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance with ADA, FMLA, EEOC, etc. Stays current on recent federal, state and case law changes and monitors labor law updates for changes that affect HR.
  • Establishes, evaluates and maintains departmental reports and key indicators. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Proposes, publishes and administers personnel policies.
  • Prepares and maintains records and procedures for controlling personnel transactions and reporting personnel data. Maintains HRIS integrity.
  • Responds to any questions and/or requests by governmental agencies, including employee complaints.
  • Responsible for internal company communication, including bulletin boards, company newsletter, etc.
  • Administers unemployment claims
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Skills and Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


  • Prior experience in unionized environment preferred
  • Customer-focused attitude and excellent communication skills with high level of professionalism and discretion
  • Manage multiple priorities and dynamic deadlines, Flexible and positive in a fast-paced business environment, efficient time management and communication
  • 3-5 years of HR experience preferred
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations
  • Bachelors or Associates degree preferred or equivalent years of experience
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • High learner, ability to be agile
  • Bilingual Spanish skills preferred, but not required
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends


If interested, please apply at We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan. Plumrose USA is an equal opportunity employer.