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Human Resources Coordinator

United States, Iowa, Waverly
May 29, 2023

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary:

The human resource (HR) coordinator assists in the efficient and smooth operational functioning of the
HR Department. This role provides administrative and clerical support and is responsible for coordinating various projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative assistance to HR Team including answering phone calls, create communication
    memos, maintaining department files, and scheduling meetings. Coordinate meetings/food as directed by the Human Resources Team. provide support to HR staff for administrative assistance as necessary.

  • Prepare and maintain reports from SAP Master Data, new-hire and absentee reports. Maintain and
    update company organizational charts. Other projects and responsibilities as assigned, including
    announcements, rosters, employee contact lists, PTO calendars, periodic or special report analysis, annual projects such as developing succession planning review materials, talent review materials,
    auditing reports.

  • Responsible for planning, leading and managing several employee and community events per year and ensuring that each event is representative of the company's image, culture and mission. Assist with coordination and administration of cultural assimilation groups and events.
  • Coordinate all administrative activities necessary to onboard and exit an employee as applicable. This includes potentially providing support as the ITC for your client group, floor/cube management for the group you are supporting.
  • Maintain and track department expenses on supplies and other purchases.
  • Continue to create and innovate processes to support the evolution of our ways of working.
  • Administer site level ownership of payroll activities as needed by location.
  • Primary point of contact for the HR department and navigating inquiries from the employee production population.
  • Manages job posting system for the site and tracks employee position movement from beginning to end.
  • Supports HR team with recruitment activities for all position levels within the location.
  • Able to work in a fast passed environment with minimal supervision to support


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Two years of administrative assistant experience required
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Prior Human Resources experience preferred
Skills: Understands and has the ability to learn the role and responsibilities of the position, including: 
  • Exercise and maintain a high degree O=of confidentiality.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and embraces a solution oriented approach, especially in the absence of management.
  • Strong time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office & familiarity with Visio.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to communicate to a broad audience of stakeholders and or members of leadership.
  • Knowledge of SAP helpful as well as the ability to learn new computer programs.


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.