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Imperial Dade Human Resources Manager, Franklin MA in Franklin, Massachusetts

Imperial Dade is the leading distributor of foodservice packaging, facilities maintenance supplies and equipment in the U.S. As a provider of customized supply chain solutions, the company serves customers in many business-to-business market segments including supermarkets, healthcare facilities, universities, and restaurants. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in New Jersey, Imperial Dade serves more than 80,000 customers through a footprint of 80+ branches.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing the Human Resources function, policies, and programs at a local level while working with corporate Human Resources to roll out corporate wide programs and policies so as to provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

This position is located in our Franklin, MA facility.

  • Provide support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions arise on personnel-related issues and their legal implications; Administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.

  • Drive a positive employee focused culture that supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction through both local initiatives and company-wide programs through such avenues as company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use.

  • Create a culture of learning by identifying specific knowledge and/or skills gaps within the workforce and, in coordination with the local leadership team and Corporate Human Resources, implement applicable training programs that focus both on improving employee’s current job specific needs as well as developing the knowledge and skills they need to advance into more senior roles.

  • Partner with Corporate Payroll, Benefits and Human Resources teams on related issues as needed.

  • Identify, in coordination with the local leadership team and Corporate Human Resources, the organization’s talent strategy and needs; Partner with Corporate Talent Acquisition team for both exempt an non-exempt staffing needs.

  • Comply with all existing federal, state, and local legal and governmental reporting requirements including any related to the EEO, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, DOL, OSHA, Worker Compensation and so forth.

  • B.S. Business Management, Organization Development, or equivalent; Concentration in Human Resources / Labor Relations preferred

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred, but not required

  • 8+ years progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions

  • Labor Relations management experience in Unionized facilities

  • Multi-divisional centralized Human Resources experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

At Imperial Dade, we offer an exciting work environment and invite motivated and talented individuals with a passion for excellence to join our team. We value our people and strive to create rewarding career opportunities by offering competitive salaries and benefits, 401K, Life Insurance, and a generous Paid Time Off Package.

Imperial Dade is an EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.

Requisition ID: 2022-2994

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Street: 300 Financial Park