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Brenneman Pork

Bilingual Human Resource Assistant

Human Resources · Washington, Iowa
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Position: Bilingual Human Resource Assistant

Department/Location: Human Resources/Washington, IA

Reports To: Director of Human Resources

Salary: Dependent on experience of Candidate

Summary of Position

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Director of Human Resources with daily administration of HR programs and practices, as well as translating documents and presentations using bilingual skills. The candidate will play a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on recruitment, performance management, employee relations, and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between employees and management.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

·    Assist with administration of Human Resources programs, procedures, strategies, and practices ensuring regulatory compliance and alignment with business initiatives including, talent acquisition and retention, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety, leave administration, performance management, and succession planning

·    Interpret and offer bilingual communication between English and Spanish-speaking applicants, employees, and managers

·    Assist with International Professional Employee Program logistics including, but not limited to recruitment, travel arrangements and housing accommodation

·    Translate, maintain, and update written documents, presentations, and training materials in Spanish language

·    Partner with managers to process incoming job applications, contact references, and schedule and complete interviews using bilingual skills

·    Carry out effective orientations to integrate new employees into the company culture

·    Maintain and periodically audit electronic and paper employee records

·    Serve as a consultant to management teams, supervisors and employees to resolve employee relation issues in accordance with regulations and company policy

·    Assist Environmental, Health & Safety Manager and Occupational Health Nurse on safety and worker’s compensation matters using bilingual skills

·    Assist with company training using bilingual skills, including Safety, SOPs, JSA’s, PQA-Plus, TQA, Staff Meetings

·    Provide support through metrics to ensure accuracy in decision making through data completion of basic monthly reporting as required

·    Adhere to all Brenneman Pork policies and procedures, including but not limited to Animal Welfare, Bio-Security, and Safety, at all times

·    Conduct other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·    Knowledge of Human Resources principles, practices, and procedures

·    Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, and/or regulations affecting Human Resources administration

·    Attention to detail and ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy and independence

·    Clear and concise written, verbal, and presentation skills in both English and Spanish

·    Ability to work and learn in a fast-paced and challenging environment

·    Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization

·    Ability to evaluate situations, identify options, and implement effective solutions quickly and efficiently

·    Ability to influence managers and employees while establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships

·    Demeanor should be positive, respectful, and professional at all times

·    Overnight travel may be required – 0% to 15%

Education and Experience:

·    Bilingual-English/Spanish required

·    Associates Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field preferred

·    3-5 years of successful Human Resources experience preferred

·    Advanced proficiency in Microsoft office suite

·    Prior experience with HRIS database preferred

·    Agriculture background preferred

·    Basic knowledge of swine production operations preferred

·    Must possess a valid driver’s license

Brenneman Pork offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, paid time off, and retirement plan.

Brenneman Pork is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Our foundation is built on our Core Values:



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  • Location
    Washington, Iowa
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience