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Contract HR Business Partner

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Swedesboro, NJ, US, NJ 08085

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!


This is a contract role based out of our Swedesboro, NJ manufacturing plant.


Bonduelle Fresh Americas is seeking an HR Business Partner who will bring exceptional talent to join its group of extraordinary professionals and play a key Human Resources role within a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The HR Business Partner is responsible for mentoring and positively influencing the HR team, developing and leading projects that accelerate key business objectives and strategies, providing support to the operations leadership teams and frontline workforce, and all while ensuring consistent, best-practice HR policies and programs across the facility.


What you will Do:

  • Oversee without direct supervision the day-to-day operations of the HR team and manage escalated and complex employee relations issues across the scope of the employment life cycle, while balancing business needs with employee advocacy.
  • Partner with the leadership team, supervisors, and other staff to identify, strategize and implement improvements in all processes and procedures across the plant. Develop and implement cross-functional projects in line with core company and plant objectives.
  • Evaluate and identify learning and training opportunities for leadership and frontline associates; develop training plans and implement training sessions to address gaps or for continuing/ongoing development to meet business needs.
  • Develop frontline communication approaches and strategies in partnership with frontline leadership to ensure positive and proactive communications to the hourly workforce. Support all employee engagement and recognition programs.
  • Manage the recruitment process for office staff positions.
  • Support HR KPI deliverables through reporting and data analytics.
  • And because you are living the HR dream - perform any and all other duties as assigned.


What you will Need:

  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive HR experience required; in a manufacturing or distribution center environment is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree or additional relevant work experience is required
  • Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis.

Related Success Metrics:

  • Reduced Turnover and improved employee engagement
  • TCIR (Safety)

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.