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Human Resource Specialist

Company: Seaboard Corporation
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


Performs and manages assigned activities in the human resource area of responsibility. Knowledgeable and understands the enterprise system of record, data management, and all software programs used in human resources to assist the business. Provides customer service to third party, employees and management to implement and coordinate company HR policies and programs, employment/staffing, onboarding and orientation, employee/labor relations, compensation, and benefits administration.


  • Works within established policies and procedures to ensure compliance with company policies and local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Guide the interpretation and application of policies and procedures. Resolves questions/concerns of employees by providing information on processes and the related policies and referring to others where necessary for interpretation of the policy.
  • Manages all relevant human resource data and prepares applicable reports to analyze the business promptly as required by the business.
  • Assists with preparing and maintaining employment records related to events, such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions, using human resources management system software.
  • Develop knowledge and capabilities by participating in formal and informal training and coaching. Maintain an understanding of relevant technology and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading relevant media where applicable.
  • Must have a basic understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Manage and provide new employee/benefit orientation and assist employees with STD FMLA as needed.
  • Assist operations with needs such as, but not limited to, processing invoices, expense reports, maintaining the office mail system, and assistance with phone and internet issues.

    CORE COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN ALL ROLES: instills trust, communicates

    effectively, action-oriented, accepts accountability and drives results.


    Manages Complexity

    Has the ability to make sense of problems/issues and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve when necessary.

    Decision Quality

    Makes good and timely decisions that align with the organization.

    Manages Conflict

    Handles conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

    Optimizes Work Processes

    Knows the most effective and efficient systems and processes to get tasks/assignments complete, with a focus on continuous improvement.


    • High school diploma required, and some college preferred with course work in human resources, business administration, or other related field.
    • Work experience in human resources, recruiting, business administration or other related field in a high volume, fast-paced work environment while influencing others, applying sound judgment and non-bias to situations, interviewing, and assessing people, and building relationships is preferred.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite. Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and human resources information systems (HRIS) preferred.
    • Bilingual; English and Spanish is preferred but not required.


      At Seaboard Foods, we create the most sought-after pork. A top U.S. pork producer/processor and leading exporter to 30+ countries, we are committed to bringing excellence to the table, seeking a better way to produce wholesome pork and connect every step between our farms and family tables. Together, more than 5,000 employees in five states work in our farms, feed mills, and processing plant, to produce Prairie Fresh -pork, ensuring the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.

      Seaboard Foods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Seaboard Corporation, Ames , Human Resource Specialist, Human Resources , Ames, Iowa

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