Field Employee Relation Trainee

Primary Function:

  • To develop managerial and leadership skills while becoming knowledgeable about the poultry industry, Sanderson Farms, Inc., and its various divisions and personnel positions.
  • Training for and performing duties of corporate human resources personnel including, but not limited to, Field Employee Relations Manager and Personnel Supervisor.
  • Training for and performing duties of Field Employee Relations Department at processing, production and prepared foods including, but not limited to, field employee relations manager.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Developing effective management and leadership skills necessary to perform Field Employee Relations functions.
  • Become proficient in the company’s methods of operation and familiar with the goals and policies of the company and the divisions and their interrelationship.
  • Perform staff or managerial position duties as assigned to maintain maximum efficiency in the Field Employee Relations departments, and do so in accordance with current position descriptions for those jobs/duties.
  • Perform those specific special assignments as may be required in an accurate and timely manner.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Works closely with and is accountable to the Director of Organization Development.
  • Works closely with and builds and maintains effective working relationships with division managers, field employee relations manager, Corporate Office human resources department, and Corporate Organization Development department.
  • Works with other individuals and groups internally and externally as required to contribute to corporate objectives and foster corporate relationships.


Position Requirements:

  • Academic: BS in Human Resources Management or related field (Human Resources certification desirable, not required).

City: Laurel
State: Mississippi
Date Posted: January 3, 2018
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