Senior Manager, Human Resources (People Operations) – Manufacturing / Distribution Plant – Newark, NJ

Job Title: Senior Manager, Human Resources (People Operations) – Manufacturing / Distribution Plant – Newark, NJ
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Reference: RJ/16374
Contact Name: Rosh Jayawardena
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2022 12:25

Job Description

A fast-growing meal-kit is hiring a Senior Manager, Human Resources - People Operations. As the Senior HR Manager, you would be responsible for partnering with the Operations leaders to create and drive the culture for the entire location.


  • Dynamic, global retail company
  • Largest meal-kit provider in the US!
  • Strategic, consultative role


In this role, you will own and drive core HR functions, ensuring to align initiatives, programs, and projects to business drivers and company strategy. You will build a performance-driven culture through the development and implementation of consistent performance management coaching and counseling techniques. You will also be expected to keep a strong pulse on employee engagement and needs, gain insights from employee off-boarding and exit interviews.


In addition, we are also looking for:

  • 5+ years in an HR role, with a depth of experience in HR operations, TA operations, benefits, compensation, and HR data management. 
  • Experience in TA leadership and deep ops/business efficiency expertise a plus
  • Experience handling employee relations issues and coaching managers.
  • Experience with benefits, leaves of absence, legal compliance (COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA), and performance reviews.
  • Knowledge of HR/labor laws, including NY law. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience 
  • HRCI/SHRM certified, PHRca preferred 
  • Master's in Human Resources/Organizational Psychology preferred 
  • Experience in scaling startup-like operation establishing HR foundations to sustainably scale the business
  • Be an innovative, strategic thinker who can effectively leverage data to improve efficiency in a production focused operational environment. Provide data-driven HR strategies.
  • Exceptional written and verbal/nonverbal skills, along with finely tuned interpersonal skills and professional judgment. You must be able to demonstrate empathy toward employees and serve as their trusted resource. 
  • Have a track record as a successful change agent who has leveraged an HR Business partner model to transform operations through people 
  • Time at a FAANG or a major consulting firm a huge plus

For further details please contact Rosh Jayawardena on

Job Code RJ/16374.


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