Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc.

  • Plant Human Resources Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster
    Job ID
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Plant Human Resources Manager provides effective Human Resources leadership for facilities Lancaster to support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital while ensuring compliance with Company policies and federal/state laws. Manage the area of recruiting and retention, employment, affirmative action, employee benefits, compensation, performance appraisal, personnel record keeping, UI and WC claims, employee relations, employee and organization development and training, and HRIS.   


    Essential Functions- Job Duties: The following duties are considered essential to the job.  Qualified individuals must have the ability – with or without reasonable accommodation – to perform the following duties but not limited to:


    Employee Relations:

    • Directs HR staff in counseling management and employees on grievances and other complaints. Recommend appropriate corrective actions in compliance with state and federal regulations as well as company policy.
    • Represent the company in all HR related legal and employment issues (Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment, EEOC, wage and hour claims, etc.)
    • Ensures proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained.


    Business Partnership:

    • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy.
    • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
    • Develops and executes tactical sourcing strategies in partnership with Plant Management aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals. Develop meaningful and actionable workforce plans to proactively identify issues in the areas of turnover, diversity, absenteeism, and performance management.



    • Assists in developing Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) annually.
    • Responsible for the administration of policies and procedures established by the Company and the Human Resources Department. Ensures that all policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance of federal and state regulations and applied consistently across all employees to mitigate risk. Recommend changes in policies as needed.
    • Directs the development or selection of training for HR related topics.
    • Conducts training sessions, workshops, conference, and seminars on leadership or HR topics.


    Personnel Administration:

    • Directs staff in overall personnel administration, including appointments, promotions, transfers, demotions, suspensions, layoffs, and dismissals.
    • Oversees the recruiting and hiring of all Lancaster Plant and South Tree employees.
    • Oversees and manages relationships with multiple temporary employment agencies to ensure all agreed upon terms and conditions are met. Interviews, selects, and negotiates agency fees and agreements.
    • Implement effective onboarding program and skill development training of new-hires to reduce turnover.
    • Manage performance appraisal program. Identifies talent capabilities, development needs and coaching for performance improvement.
    • Assess career development, succession planning and talent management needs in partnership with line management. Develop a skills development plan for all staff.
    • Responsible for the oversight of the plant HR department. Identifies staff development and training needs and ensures that training is obtained.



    • Assist in reviewing benefit plans on an annual basis and makes recommendations on changes.
    • Support the administration of Worker’s Compensation and coordination of workplace safety programs.



    • Administers compensation and other reward strategies, systems and processes to attract, motivate and retain organizational talent. Analyzes and reports on any specific plant or geographic variances to assure best local practices, market competitiveness and internal equity.



    • Generate metrics to drive workforce decisions, forecasting capabilities and strategic insights to support.
    • Supervises and participates in such activities as the classification of positions, preparation of class specifications, job analyses, and evaluation of applicants, compensation studies, labor relations, recruitment, and manpower forecasting.



    • Manage HR budget and prepare forecast for temporary employee headcount, Nissin employee headcount and various HR spending to ensure all spending is within budget.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Directly supervises 3 HR staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and /or Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from an accredited college/university in Human Resources, Business Management or related degree. Masters preferred.
    • 5-7 years Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • 1-2 years workforce management experience preferred.
    • PHR/SHRM-CP certified.

    About Us


    Since Nissin's entry into the US in the 1970's, our flagship brands, Cup Noodles and Top Ramen have held a fond place in US pop culture even before ramen became the trendy dish it is today.  It started in post-World War II Japan amidst dire food shortages and inspired our founder, Momofuku Ando, to invent instant ramen in 1958.  In order to continue this legacy of innovation, we're looking for noodle lovers who have a passion to disregard the status quo, seek continuous growth and love being part of something special.

    • We want to cultivate a company culture that keeps people excited about our mission and thoroughly engaged.
    • Place the right people in the right positions and provide the resources to help them in their current positions while setting them up for success to grow into future roles.
    • Offer competitive pay and benefits since we want everyone to work to live (and not the other way around).We invite you to join in our mission to evolve how people think about instant ramen, expand its appeal and be a part of this $4 billion global company that was built from a simple block of noodles.  

    Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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