Nestle Waters North America Human Resources Manager in Poland Spring, Maine
As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.
Nestl Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Manager to be located in our Poland Spring, ME manufacturing facility. This position supports the teams based in both Poland Spring and Kingfield locations. This position reports to our East Regional Human Resources Manager.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Champion change management efforts through continuous improvement, leadership training and development and employee engagement
Create and lead strategies to support and enable a positive work environment
Serve as a Total Performance Management (TPM) advocate and lead in the execution of the Education and Training (E&T) pillar
Serve as a coach to leaders on their development and on employee relations situations
Oversee performance management and succession planning programs
Facilitate compensation, benefits, employee and leader training programs
Execute staffing initiatives, including development of leadership bench and seasonal staffing strategies
Ensure compliance with all company, state and federal guidelines
Serve as a member of the leadership team
Provide on call support to the 24X7 facility for critical issues, as needed
Provide guidance and support to the administrative support personnel within HR
Bachelor's in Human Resource Management or related field, SPHR or PHR certification preferred
Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in Human Resources, ideally in a Generalist capacity
Prior experience in manufacturing or the consumer products industry required
Knowledge and application of appropriate federal and state regulations needed, including prior experience with FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and HIPAA
Prior experience supporting benefits administration and annual enrollment
TPM and E&T pillar knowledge highly valued
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) and business management software, SAP preferred
Demonstrates adherence to Nestl Water's Aspirations and Beliefs in all interactions
Proven ability to gain trust and credibility with the workforce and to lead organizational change
Excellent relationship building and influencing skills with people at all levels and in all functions
Excellent communication, presentation and program administration skills
Ability to analyze and interpret data and identify links in details to make fact-based conclusions
Deals with ambiguity effectively and demonstrates a balance of courage and risk in decision making
Ability to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and work self-directed with a sense of urgency
Takes a customer focused approach to the needs of employees and leaders
Ability to provide 2nd shift coverage with HR Team, take after hours calls for critical issues and work periodic weekend coverage
Occasional travel for regional or national meetings
Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?
The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
Category: Human Resources, Nestle Waters, Management