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Human Resources Manager

Gurnee, Illinois
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Immediate Opening!
Gurnee Facility Location

Miracapo Pizza Company is the leading North American manufacturer of specialty frozen pizzas for some of the world s largest retail, foodservice and consumer branded companies. For over 30 years we have specialized in contract manufacturing, private label, and brand development.


The Human Resources Manager provides overall Human Resources services, administers, and implements policies and programs, and represents the HR function within the Gurnee plants. The primary purpose of this role is to manage the HR function and to administer programs, procedures and standardization processes that align to company goals.


Work closely with plant leadership team in the identification, investigation, and resolution of employee relations issues.
Develop, administer, and communicate corporate policies including fair and equitable disciplinary practices.
Coach and counsel management and supervisors regarding employee relations issues.
Design and execute timely recruitment and staffing strategies for full-time and part-time employees, including: sourcing resumes and applications, pre-screening, background checks, postings, interviewing, new hire orientation, and maintaining all appropriate files.
Track, report, and analyze staffing data and develop and implement retention plans.
Lead plant staff in the efficient delivery of HR initiatives aligned with corporate strategy including, but not limited to compensation & benefits administration, training and professional development, performance management process, succession planning, employee relations and employment practices within the site.
Follow up on Safety Incident investigations and conduct Safety walk-throughs weekly in the plant.
Administer performance evaluation program to ensure effectiveness and compliance.
Maintain compliance of all HR records including employment, performance evaluation, training, and personal documents to verify HR is prepared for company audits at all times
Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
Counsel and discipline employees and provide other employee services as needed.
Perform duties and other projects as assigned.


Knowledge of State and Federal Employment Laws
Effective Communication Skills
Excellent Time Management
Multi Task and Detail Oriented
Excellent Problem Solving Skills


Responsible for two plant facilities, periodically requiring walking between the two facilities, sometimes in inclement weather.

This position requires a working knowledge across plant functions, as well as a high degree of peer leadership to facilitate proper management of regulatory requirements.


Bachelor s Degree in Human Resources or related field of study
5 - 7 Years Human Resources experience
Demonstrated Human Resources generalist knowledge required, specifically including employment law
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Bilingual Spanish preferred
Human Resources Certification preferred but not required

As an equal opportunity employer, Miracapo Pizza Company recruits, hires and promotes the most qualified individual, without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. All employment decisions are administered in a non-discriminatory manner and consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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  • Job Reference: 673968298-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Miracapo Pizza Company
  • Location: Gurnee, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent