Nestle Waters North America Human Resources Associate in Framingham, Massachusetts

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestl Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, Nestl Waters Corporate is a vital element of our success. As part of the Corporate team, this is something you ll play a leading role in. Whether you re based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you ll be a force for good someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. You ll grow and develop as we do, sharing in the success your accomplishments bring. And, as you achieve great things and thrive within our Corporate team, you can be certain your contributions have a wide-reaching impact on the lives of customers and colleagues alike. Simply put, it s an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry on work that s challenging, engaging, meaningful and never anything less than rewarding.

We are currently seeking a Human Resources Associate to be located in our Framingham, MA location. This individual will provide generalist support to the Framingham, Massachusetts teams and report to the HR Manager located in Hollis, Maine.

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Execute staffing initiatives, including development of leadership bench and seasonal staffing strategies

Champion change management efforts through continuous improvement, leadership training and development and employee engagement

Create and lead strategies to support and enable a positive work environment

Serve as a Total Performance Management (TPM) advocate and lead in the execution of the Education and Training (E&T)/Leadership Development pillar

Serve as a coach to leaders on their development and on employee relations issues

Oversee performance management and succession planning programs

Facilitate compensation, benefits, employee and leader training programs

Ensure compliance with all company, state and federal guidelines

Serve as a member of the leadership team, which includes participating in the Weekend Manager on Duty coverage once per quarter

Provide on call support to the 24X7 facility for critical issues as needed

Provide guidance and support to the administrative support personnel within HR


Key qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, SPHR or PHR certification preferred

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Human Resources, ideally in a Generalist capacity

Prior experience in manufacturing or the consumer products industry desired

Knowledge and application of appropriate federal and state regulations needed, including prior experience with FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and HIPAA

Prior experience supporting benefits administration and annual enrollment

TPM and E&T pillar knowledge highly valued

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) and business management software, SAP preferred

Demonstrates adherence to Nestl Water's Aspirations and Beliefs in all interactions

Proven ability to gain trust and credibility with the workforce and to lead organizational change

Excellent relationship building and influencing skills with people at all levels and in all functions

Excellent communication, presentation and program administration skills

Ability to analyze and interpret data and identify links in details to make fact based conclusions

Deals with ambiguity effectively and demonstrates a balance of courage and risk in decision making

Ability to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and work self-directed with a sense of urgency

Takes a customer focused approach to the needs of employees and leaders

Ability to provide 2nd shift coverage on a minimal basis, take after hours calls for critical issues and work weekend coverage once per quarter

Occasional travel for regional or national meeting

Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Human Resources, Entry Level, Nestle Waters