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Human Resources Business Partner

Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, Minnesota 55912
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time.



Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®Applegate®,Justin's®Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 11th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visitwww.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.



The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is an influential people partner to the businesses served, playing a key role in developing and implementing the HR strategy and programs in support of short-term and long-term business goals with the overall objective of attracting, retaining, and developing the best talent. The HRBP proactively incorporates HR solutions that best enable the team to meet their strategic objectives.


  • Partner with assigned business groups to understand key business challenges and organization needs and communicate and implement HR programs that support business goals and get results. Develop strong relationships with all business functions and determine Human Resources priorities consistent with strategic business
  • Provide management coaching to optimize employee engagement, team development, and organizational effectiveness
  • Analyze data to identify trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, engagement, and team member experience.
  • Coordinate full lifecycle of key talent development programs (goals management, performance management, merit planning, and succession management) for functional customer groups.
  • Implement workforce planning, talent review, succession planning, and career and performance management to support the assigned groups' growth plans.
  • Identify and recommend appropriate employee development and training programs through active interaction with senior Consolidate input to determine needs and ensure strategic requirements of each functional group and company are met.
  • Partner with HR centers of excellence (Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Talent Development and Benefits) to ensure the assigned groups receive the necessary services, support, and communications from these centralized HR functions.
  • Advise leaders on organizational structures, job descriptions, compensation structures, and performance strategies to strengthen performance of assigned group.
  • Develop and implement solutions to maximize employee retention and
  • Coordinate recruiting, selection, and employment activities for business functions including assistance with campus recruiting efforts. Conduct and assist in job analysis and evaluation and preparation of job descriptions.
  • Manage complex employee relations issues and investigations as needed to resolve potential conflicts, violations of policy, or workplace issues. Provide counseling and support in dealing with employee relations issues and interpretation/application of employment policies and procedures
  • Serve as a change advocate for strategic initiatives and programs that influence lasting change in assigned areas to include serving as the groups' Cultural Beliefs Champion.
  • Analyze exit reasons and turnover numbers and provide suggestions for reducing turnover.
  • Support overall Human Resources in meeting goals as determined by the HR strategy.
  • Support and implement processes and practices that enhance workforce diversity and inclusion.
  • Ensure practices are in compliance with regulatory standards and
  • Perform related duties as required.




  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of generalist HR experience. HR Business Partner experience a plus.
  • Strong HR and business acumen, including strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and initiative.
  • Proven ability to influence and partner with leadership and individual contributor levels of the organization to achieve results.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability and demonstrable skills to get results and lead change
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa


Hormel Foods Corporate Office- Austin, MN

BENEFITS: Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, relocation assistance, paid vacation.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel may be necessary 20% of the time

For immediate consideration, send apply online at:www.hormelfoods.com/careers


Hormel Foods Corporation 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, disability, or veteran status.


Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

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