Fruit of the Loom

Human Resources Specialist

Job Locations US-AL-Alexander City
Human Resources
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

The Human Resources Specialist administers HR processes for the facility, including benefits, talent acquisition, talent development, payroll, safety, and health and wellness initiatives. This position guides and supports facility management with employment related matters and ensures legal and company policies and procedures are adhered to.  Works with management to support conflict resolution.

Specific Responsibilities

Talent Acquisition

  • Administer the recruiting process for hourly employees using standard recruiting and hiring practices. Oversee job postings, applicant screening, interview scheduling and candidate selection.
  • Update and maintain the applicant tracking system.
  • Plan for hiring ramp-ups during seasonal peaks in business.
  • Coordinate temporary agency workforce processes.
  • Ensure a smooth transition and appropriate on-boarding for employees in new positions.
  • Identify new candidate sourcing methods, including job fairs, career events and network building.  Schedule and attend events.

Professional and Technical

  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal labor laws (US) and local, provincial and federal laws (Canada).
  • Advise management and employees on the interpretation of HR programs, policies and applicable laws and regulations.  Ensure fair treatment and equitable application.
  • Monitor and assist with the collection and management of employee records, including personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews and terminations. 
  • Promote active safety awareness and ensure timely safety training occurs. 
  • Partner with management to maintain a union-free environment.
  • Participate in the investigation of issues related to harassment, discrimination, retaliation, etc.

Talent Development

  • Support the performance management program by mentoring and providing feedback and development opportunities for hourly employees.
  • Deliver facility training to management and employees, as directed.

Managing Change

  • Support the implementation of new HR programs and practices.
  • Communicate changes in HR related policies and benefit plans.

Critical Thinking

  • Develop and compile reports in support of business needs (e.g. turnover, engagement, affirmative action, performance metrics, etc.) collect and interpret data, identify and analyze trends, and formulate results.
  • Identify recurring HR-related issues, identify root causes and provide recommendations and solutions.
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, a related field or equivalent years of related work experience
  •  Strong knowledge of employment laws and government regulations
  •  Ability to analyze, interpret and apply various laws, policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle employee issues with sensitivity
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills; capacity to learn new systems as required

Minimum Qualifications

3+ years of progressive experience within Human Resources

Company Information

We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.


We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and empowered to contribute equally. We want to foster a culture of belonging for all employees, and we are focused on attracting, retaining, and developing diverse talent. We believe our differences make us stronger, and for this reason, we are committed to diversity and inclusion practices in our organization


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.


EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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