Manager – People and Culture

February 12, 2020
Green Bay, WI
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We are the 3R! By Reclaiming waste from the agri-food industry, and Renewing this through our processes, we are able to Return valuable ingredients back to the market to be used by many different industries in the creation of every day products.

POSITION TITLE: People and Culture Manager (HR Manager) DATE: 02/2020

DEPARTMENT: People and Culture (Human Resources) CLASSIFICATION: Exempt



POSITION REPORTS TO: Director, People and Culture

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Payroll Specialist & HR Admin

POSITION PARTNERS WITH: People and Culture team, district internal customers and business partners

In support of achieving functional and district goals, and in keeping with Sanimax's vision and values, the PC Manager is responsible for directing human resource policies, programs and procedures at our Green Bay location. The Manager partners with other Human Resources functions, such as Talent Acquisition and Talent Development to ensure the Green Bay employees are well supported in line with Sanimax goals and values. The Manager is responsible for all aspects of employee relations ensuring the contract and employment policies are followed, and through excellent communication and relationship building, and maintains alignment with the District Management team and the corporate human resources function. This position is expected to support in such a way that is visible and deeply involved in day to day operations in order to offer excellent business and people solutions that drive success.


Partnership in recruitment and onboarding for the location:
Support the strategy and execution of recruitment of the Talent Acquisition team
Participate in the interview process with the hiring managers
With the managers to develop needs assessment and position profiles in line with Sanimax structure
Ensure all new hires are oriented and well integrated

Maintain alignment with corporate PC function:
Represent the needs of the location as corporate programs are built and administered
Communicate relevant information from the function to the District to ensure global success and alignment.
Be an active member of the PC function and participate in corporate PC projects as needed

Support training and development needs in the District
Coach leadership to develop and motivate employees
With corporate PC function, coordinate necessary training opportunities
Deeply understand the unique needs of the profiles in order to best meet the needs of the business

Administer compensation and benefits programs, translating them at all levels in the District, ensuring they live in the day-to-day:
Monitor internal and external equity when hiring and transferring employees- integrity of structure
Communicate benefits information and changes to employees
Communicate any changes or enhancements to programs
Play a role in open enrollment and health assessment processes

Assume responsibility for compliance with state and federal employment laws
Stay up to date on regulatory changes
Coach managers and supervisors to act in accordance with applicable regulations to minimize risk to organization and create a climate which fosters employee retention


Satisfaction of internal customers and employees Execution on department KPI, initiatives and progress Execution of strategic planning aligning HR priorities with Green Bay district needs, challenges and priorities



  • Bachelors degree in HR, Business or related field
  • PHR certification preferred


  • Knowledge of how to strategically plan and align priorities with key stakeholders
  • Broad HR generalist knowledge
  • Current comprehensive knowledge of employment laws (state and federal)
  • Good grasp of basic business principles


  • 5+ years exempt-level HR experience demonstrating progressive HR leadership and strategic planning experience
  • Prefer HR manufacturing industry experience


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and execute
  • Process oriented
  • Ability to be an assertive team member
  • Excellent communicator, especially with remote functional team
  • Ability to build strong relationships and credibility with location leaders
  • Ability to maintain composure and focus in stressful situations
  • Problem-solving ability


Position descriptions (job descriptions) assist the company in assuring that the hiring process is administered fairly and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective performance appraisal system and related promotions, transfers, layoff and termination decisions. Well constructed job descriptions are an integral part of effective compensation systems.

All Sanimax position descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included in the position descriptions have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which would impose undue hardship on the company.

Position descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The company maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Sanimax strongly supports equality in employment.

SANIMAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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