Senior Human Resource Specialist


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Located in Starkville, MS

Salary: $65,000-$70,000 +

The Sr. HR Specialist is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management. The Sr. HR Specialist serves as a consultant to management on human resources related issues. The successful Sr. HR Specialist will act as an employee champion and change agent. The Sr. HR Specialist assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and communicates needs proactively with the HR department and business management.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for resolving employee relations concerns for the plant including team member complaints, progressive discipline, investigations, terminations and exit interviews
  • Provides consultation and training on engagement & retention of employees
  • Communicates with employees and managers on HR policies, procedures, standards and government regulations
  • Facilitates HR and leadership training
  • Manages employee recognition and engagement programs
  • Maintains monthly HR reports
  • Other duties as assigned by the Sr. HR Manager


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • High level of proficiency with MS Office products to include Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • HR technical knowledge and understanding of employment laws
  • Strong analytical skills with a working knowledge of standard business practices
  • Ability to multi-task, high energy and a self-starter
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to work across multiple departments, levels of management and outside entities
  • Ability to build relationships across all organizational levels and functions
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and leadership skills
  • Strong team player who can maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of and experience with HR information systems (ADP preferred)


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree in business or HR related field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ HR experience with strong employee relations experience (in a manufacturing environment preferred)
  • HR Certification (PHR, SPHR) preferred

Express Office: Starkville
301 Academy Drive
Suite B
Starkville, MS 39759
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