Bristol Human Resources Administrator

Human Resources Administrator

Are you a motivated, focused and eager leader looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference from day one? Then we want you! Here’s a few reasons to consider Shearer’s Snacks:

  • Be a part of a company experiencing exciting, sustainable growth
  • Experience company-wide spirit of teamwork and support
  • Have immediate impact in your role
  • Be heard and “counted at the table”
  • Experience a culture of giving back
  • Have an integral role in creating well-loved products
  • Advance your career with an organization that prides itself on being the world's "go to manufacturer" for snack foods

You might not have heard of us, but you’ve certainly tasted our snacks! In fact, we’re the largest producer of the private label snacks America loves and the largest producer of kettle cooked chips in the world, and we’re looking for a Human Resources Administrator at our Bristol, VA location.

A Day in the Life of a Human Resources Administrator

The HR Administrator position completes human resources duties, such as screening, recruiting, interviewing, and placing workers, while also processing and maintaining personnel related documentation. This is to be accomplished through the use of effective employee selection techniques, the recording of data such as weekly earnings and supervisory reports for each employee, and the effective communication of company policies to employees or job applicants.

  • Interprets and explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and regulations
  • Hires employees and processes hiring-related paperwork
  • Informs job applicants of job position details, such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, and promotion opportunities
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action guidelines and laws
  • Schedules new employee orientations
  • Selects qualified job applicants or refers them to managers, making hiring recommendations when appropriate
  • Reviews employment applications and job orders to match applicants with job requirements
  • Conducts background checks on job applicants
  • Contacts applicants to inform them of the status of their applications
  • Performs searches for qualified job candidates
  • Implements recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing needs
  • Evaluates selection and testing techniques using appropriate professional, statistical, and testing strategies, and recommends revisions as needed

Records and maintains thorough employee documentation

  • Provides management with information related to interviewing, performance appraisals, or documentation of performance issues
  • Enters, verifies, and maintains all personnel documentation, including personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance evaluations, and termination data
  • Updates manufacturing plant signage daily, tracking important dates for employees
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions, and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance
  • Analyzes employment-related data and prepares required reports
  • Utilizes and maintains documentation related to employee and company concerns, such as performance appraisals


Bring Your Best

We are building the best team in the food industry, and we’re looking for people like you who exhibit the following leadership behaviors:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to think beyond the plan
  • A high sense of integrity and the ability to act with urgency
  • Flexibility in a fast-paced, growing business environment
  • A hands on, “can do” attitude with a passion for problem solving
  • A curiosity to learn more, with the ability to assess situations quickly
  • Support, encouragement and investment in others
  • The desire to give back

A Well-Rounded Team

Here are a few other things that would make you an ideal Production Supervisor at Shearer’s Snacks:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development, or equivalent area
  • 2+ years of experience in a Human Resources position

A Few Other Benefits to Contributing as a Part of Our Team

All Shearer’s Snacks team members receive a competitive and comprehensive benefits package following a 90 day introduction period, including things like medical, prescription, dental, vision, group life and disability, 401(k) and company match, and a commitment to wellness.

A Little More About Us…

Shearer's Snacks is the largest producer of private label salty snacks, crackers and cookies in North America and the largest producer of kettle cooked potato chips in the world. Based in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's operates eleven state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Iowa, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas, Oregon, Arkansas, Virginia and Canada and received the snack food industry's highest sustainability award for environmental responsibility.