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Human Resources Specialist in Bolingbrook, IL at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007248-Bolingbrook



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Bilingual Human Resources Specialist at our Bolingbrook, Illinois facility.

Job Summary: 

Human Resource Specialist will be a resource for both internal and external customers in all of their HR needs.  The HR Specialist will provide support to the HR Business Leader and HR team members.  The HR Specialist will focus on recruiting efforts for the facility along with other HR needs.

Primary Responsibilities

Coordinate the recruiting efforts for the facility for all non-exempt positions that includes the following:

  • Post jobs
  • Screen candidates
  • Conduct and schedule interviews
  • Make job offers
  • Schedule pre-employment activities
  • Schedule orientation for new hires
  • Assist new hires with new hire paperwork
  • Maintain staffing sheets
  • Oversee the internal job transfer program
  • Attend job fairs when scheduled
  • Complete I9 and e-verify.
  • General HR Support for internal/external customers.
  • Serve as a backup to other Human Resources positions.
  • Assist with meetings/trainings as needed.
  • Translate when needed.
  • Assist in all other areas of Human Resources as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in Human Resources role is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office including Excel, Word, and Gmail including Google platform.
  • Previous experience with recruiting.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) is preferred.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


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