HR Generalist

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To provide the best for our customers, we focus on building the best team by creating and advancing an inclusive environment amongst our diverse workforce. If you're passionate about customer satisfaction, reliable, and committed to being and doing better, join us!

We value each of our employee's total wellbeing. To support employees in all stages of their wellness journey, we have a robust benefits program including: medical, dental, and vision coverage options, growth and development potential, along with 401-K, Life & Disability Insurance, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, Health Fairs, Gym Membership Discounts, and so much more!

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for supporting the HR Team to maximize human resources functions in a high-speed consumer product goods, unionized manufacturing environment. This team member provides HR expertise regarding payroll, time and attendance, recruitment, leaves of absence and FMLA, record keeping, communication, project management, safety, labor relations and affirmative action. This role reports to the location HR Manager and is based on-site in our Seabrook, NJ location.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides support to the HR team in conducting recruitment effort for corporate office; handling advertising, sourcing, applicant evaluation and interviewing. Conducts new hire orientations and maintains compliance with regulations related to employment. Handles administrative paperwork associated with the on-boarding of new employees. Conducts onboarding process for all new employees in corporate office. Responsible for applicant tracking, and coordinating annual compilation of AAP for all locations. Maintains employee files.
  • Supports all aspects of payroll and time & attendance. Familiarity with Kronos and ADP a plus.
  • Provides administrative HR support including legal research, clarifying policies and procedures, assistance getting issues and questions resolved.
  • Be a problem solver, who determines the root cause of employee concerns so they resolved for the long term.
  • Works with the Director of Talent Management to develop job descriptions for all positions.
  • Coordinates and handles all transactional activities associated with the day-to-day activities for Human Resources. Represents the company for unemployment claims and hearings. Participate on projects teams/initiatives as required.
  • Coordinates various human resources plans for client group/plant; assists in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Handles transactional activities associated with the day-to-day activities for Human Resources. This includes but is not limited to payroll change requests, employee life changes, responding to manager requests for HR-related information, HR mailings. Participates on projects teams/initiatives as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in HR or related curriculum; minimum one year Human Resources experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess functional human resources skills and experiences, including recruitment and working knowledge of software applications (MS Office, Human Resources Information Systems, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and policies, including employment law, disability and benefits programs.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to multi-task. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have excellent time management skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience supporting a unionized environment
  • Experience in the food/beverage industry
  • Experience in report writing
  • PHR Certification or completion of PHR preparatory course

Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Human Resources Specialists


Bachelor's Degree


1 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 71,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Bridgeton, NJ 08302, US
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