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Human Resources Coordinator in Mankato, MN at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Job Description

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks 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.


This position has primary responsibility for the local administration of HR-related functions including but not limited to: supporting the recruitment, offer and on-boarding process; maintaining the HRIS database and personnel records;  responding timely to employees and outside parties regarding general inquiries; and performing various other administrative support functions. [This position is a temporary opening through mid-June.]


Employee Relations/Culture

  • Help coordinate special events and employee recognition programs.
  • Provide amazing customer service by assisting employees with their questions regarding basic employment, policy, or benefits questions. When unable to answer their questions, route the employee to the correct resource and stay engaged in the process until adequate resolution.
  • Support all other HR strategic goals and initiatives as needed, including benefits open enrollment, performance reviews/merit increases, and training interventions.
  • Ensure fair, consistent practices and a healthy, enjoyable workplace.


  • Creating requisitions and posting jobs within Jack Link’s applicant tracking system
  • Assist HR team with local recruitment efforts to include application management, advertising, interviewing, drug tests, and creating job offers. 
  • Assist with on-boarding of new employees including: creating new hire packets, scheduling orientation, leading orientation, creating gift bags, building tours, etc.


  • Maintain accurate and complete I-9 files on all employees and report all new hires in the E-Verify system within legal time limits.
  • Maintain compliant personnel files; manage personnel records retention according to laws and Company policies.
  • Become proficient in HRIS system and accurately key employee changes; ensure the highest data integrity and procedural compliance within the system.
  • Run regular and ad hoc personnel, turnover and benefit reports out the HRIS system, and gather data for regulatory reporting.
  • Maintain local organizational charts.

 Process Improvement

  • Discover and implement more efficient, streamlined, and cost-effective administrative processes and services.
  • Stay abreast of current HR trends and changes in the regulatory environment; show initiative in continually developing in the HR profession.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • 1 year of experience, preferably in the Human Resources field
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal to exude professionalism
  • Considerate of sensitive, confidential information
  • Ability to stay on top of tasks and stay organized
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Willingness to help wherever needed
  • Calendar management and strong organizational skills
  • Outlook and Microsoft Office experience

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

VEVRAA Federal Contractor