HRIS Administrator - Human Resources in Minneapolis, MN at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jack Link’s Beef Jerky began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.



Ensures data integrity and accuracy for the organization’s HRIS (SAP – HCM) by supporting the transactional data entry for personnel movement (new hires, terminations, transfers, promotions/demotions, pay changes, etc.). This role also enables proper separation of duties and internal controls by handling the centralization of SAP data entry for our US based locations (corp/sales/plants/DCs) and a key partner to the HR local site teams to ensure proper execution of their personnel changes.



The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Owns the execution of HR data management of SAP HCM for personnel changes such as new hires, termination, transfers, promotions/demotions, pay changes, etc.
  • Assist with ongoing support and management of assigned HR applications and databases – HRIS, Time and Attendance (Kronos), and other HR applications as needed. 
  • Assists with the compiling of HR data from HRIS systems for reports (ongoing/ad-hoc), surveys, and other report requests as needed.
  • Acts as a resource for all HRIS Systems and related policies.
  • Participates in on-going process improvements as it relates to managing data in SAP HCM and other assigned HR applications as needed.
  • Supports the HR Business Process inbox as it relates to answering process support questions and works with the HRIS Analyst to pull in technical partners if needed.
  • Supports HRIS upgrades, patches, and testing as needed.
  • Create and maintain documentation for HRIS processes and results. Document process flows and train end users on systems and processes as needed.
  • Maintaining and coordinating project plans and schedules to define project requirements, scope and objectives. Organizing, attending, and participating in project meetings, undertaking project tasks as required.
  • Attends required meetings and participates on projects as requested.
  • Performs other HR Administrative duties and responsibilities as necessary.



Job Requirements


Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business/HR

Required Experience:

Working knowledge/experience with an HRIS system

Strong in data entry and Microsoft Office 

Detailed oriented

Highly organized

Critical thinking skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills    

Ability to work independently on assigned projects


Preferred Experience:    

Master's Degree in Business/HR

Working experience using SAP HCM

Experience working with Kronos timekeeping system



Proven thorough understanding of what an HRIS platform is and highly skilled in data entry, attention to detail, organization and prioritization, and the ability to work well with teams. Working experience with an HRIS system.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of management and employees.

Must demonstrate effective leadership, problem-solving, presentation, and employee motivational skills.

Proficient in Internet navigation, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant/office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet/slippery floors. However; the vast amount of work is conducted in a climate controlled office. Travel may be required.


Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link’s produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, MATADOR, SQUATCH, World Kitchens Jerky, Grass Run Farms Meat Snacks, Bifi, and Pepperami.


The story of Jack Link’s Protein Snacks is one of the family traditions. It began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing snack manufacturers in the world. Today Jack Link’s sells more than 100 different protein snacks in more than 40 countries.


The principles and traditions of Jack Link’s have been the same since its humble beginnings: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting protein snacks in the world.


EEO Statement:

Jack Link’s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.


Jack Link’s is a participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:



This job description is intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by employees in this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees performing this role.