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HR Operations Specialist

W. Atlee Burpee Company is the industry leader and most trusted brand in home gardening! We are looking for a talented HR Operations Specialist to join our expanding Human Resources Team in our Warminster, PA headquarters. The HR Operations Specialist will serve as the bridge between corporate Human Resources and our plant operations team and will work alongside operations managers on all aspects of people management and relations.

The successful candidate for the HR Operations Specialist position will be innovative, collaborative and detail oriented. The HR Operations Specialist will provide human resources support to all areas of operations. This individual will play a key role in the implementation of multiple department initiatives, as well as the enhancement of current processes and programs. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking, process-oriented individual interested in working in a progressive department.

Primary Responsibilities for the HR Operations Specialist position:

Oversee the management of the company's on-site contingent labor
Serve as Human Resource partner and subject matter expert on company policies and procedures
Assist with contingent worker hiring, onboarding, separation and conversion to permanent employee
Partner with operations management to understand and plan for current and upcoming workforce needs
Coordinate onboarding and safety classes for contingent workers
Support ongoing HR improvements efforts within the department and companywide; identify and recommend areas for enhancement and improvement
Serve as the creative strategist for staffing challenges
Provide ad-hoc reporting support
Maintain current knowledge on labor market and relevant state and federal laws
Manage special projects as needed

Qualifications for the HR Operations Specialist position:
5+ years' related experience, with an emphasis in plant operations HR management
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field strongly preferred
Previous experience in a manufacturing / production / plant environment is required.
Possess strong organizational skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong technical skills with the ability to master new systems quickly
The ability to work cooperatively and professionally with all levels of the organization
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
Previous experience working within a seasonal business helpful
Ability to collaborate with departments across the organization
Must have experience working with and managing a large contingent labor program
Must be agile and be able to thrive in a fast-paced and evolving environment with changing priorities and deadlines

Burpee is a privately owned and operated seed, plant and hard goods company, selling across all channels to millions of gardeners every year. We are passionate about quality, innovation, and making home gardening a successful experience. The Burpee company has been in business over one hundred forty years.

Burpee offers a competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and paid time off package in this congenial, business casual work environment. For immediate consideration for this opportunity, qualified candidates should forward their resume ASAP. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

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