Human Resources Intern in Chicago, IL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

Career Snapshot

Career Description

This position will partner with the respective business teams to implement and administer HR programs in a variety of areas including talent management support, recruitment and selection, onboarding, employee relations, compensation and benefits administration support, performance management, talent development, and employee retention. This position will assist with the first line of support for day-to-day inquiries of Team members and assist in coaching and guiding on routine matters. The HR Generalist should be a highly customer-centric individual with a bias towards change and the ability to assist in propelling team success. Responsibilities include: under direction from HRBPs, performs broad professional human resources tasks to support policies and programs including orientation, compensation, performance appraisal processes, benefits management (including annual enrollment), affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, complaint investigation, and HRIS; provide counsel in the interpretation and application of company policies through effective guidance for managers and Team members ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements; support implementation of HR initiatives involving organizational culture, change management, leadership development, and career development. This may require classroom presentation and training; support the hiring process for all roles below the Vice President level, including working with leaders to develop and revise job descriptions, completing necessary job requisition forms and partnering with talent acquisition to ensure timely posting of open positions and may participate in the talent selection process as needed. In partnership with Talent Acquisition, the position assists in leading onboarding for new hires for supported groups. Other duties include: work with leaders to effectively create performance plans, ensure effective documentation and collaboration with compliance and/or legal; conducts necessary workplace investigations, and ensures effective tracking and responses to claims; owns administrative activities including HR reporting, metrics, verifications, headcount, and exit process and employee transactions.


BA/BS degree in Human Resources or Business Administration in progress.

Previous HR experience a plus.

Computer Skills:
Experience with Microsoft Office - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Outlook

Communication Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Special Skills:
Exposure to conflict resolution, progressive HR project work; knowledge of wage and salary administration, performance management; proven track record of building strong relationships vertically and horizontally within an organization; possesses high standards of ethical behavior, confidentiality, professionalism, and objectivity; skillful in listening and ascertaining the needs and concerns of people and in communicating information concerning processes, policies, and procedures with accuracy and clarity; strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills; ability to analyze data; ability to handlecompeting priorities and adapt comfortably to interrupted work flow.