Basic American Foods
  • Human Resources
  • Blackfoot, ID, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Other benefits include: · Profit Sharing 401(k) Plan · Healthcare FSA · Jack Hume Scholarship Program · Life & AD&D · Education Assistance · Adoption Assistance · Matching Gifts for Education

Do you have an interest in making a difference in a privately held company that is committed to innovation, leadership development, and technical excellence?  If you are team focused, positive, strategic and a high-energy individual, then Basic American foods has a great opportunity for you.

Basic American Foods, family owned and operated since 1933, is a market leader and innovator in shelf stable food products within consumer foods and the foodservice industry. Our strong employee-focused culture facilitates collaborative working environments while providing opportunities for advancement and professional development.




Administers corporate and plant specific policies relating to all phases of human resources activity.  Additionally, this position will administer employee relations, safety, employee training, and recognitions programs.  The incumbent will serve as an integral part of the Idaho Campus Human Resources Team.


  1. Coach and consult with line management/leaders by recommending, initiating, implementing and interpreting policies and processes to ensure that the management of human assets is carried out in a consistent and equitable manner in order to maintain a productive work environment. Oversee facility performance management and corrective action policies and procedures.
  2. Responsible for ensuring positive employee relations. Works collaboratively to properly align practices and systems with employee engagement strategies, maintaining the non-union environment. Must maintain an excellent working knowledge of the employee handbook to safeguard the company's ability to effectively run its operations.  Participate in problem resolution, discipline recommendations, and other related activities as required. 
  3. Administer the selection/staffing process and ensure that hiring and promotional activities are in compliance with Company policy and legal requirements. Ensure compliance state and federal laws. Develop and administer local employee orientation.
  4. Establish and maintain effective safety and security programs meeting regulatory compliance. Champion safety within the plant environment by making regular safety audits/observations. Provide technical safety expertise to operations management. Ensure that adequate records are maintained.  Implement employee training and development initiatives directed toward meeting strategic, compliance, productivity improvement, and employee development goals.
  5. Administer salary and benefit processes as needed. Partner with Plant Management to implement and sustain lean manufacturing initiatives and training within the facility. This will require maintaining a presence on the plant floor working with operations employees and management. 
  6. Plans and executes employee events relevant to benefits, wellness, recognition, training, and community involvement.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field plus a minimum of three years of Human Resources experience.
  • PHR or SPHR preferred


  • Should have knowledge of Human Resource Information Systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software


  • Office Environment
  • Required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms; must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

This position is located in Blackfoot, close to Idaho Falls which is situated along the Snake River at the western edge of the world famous Rocky Mountains, Idaho Falls has all the features of big city living, but still embraces a small town charm. Our skyline consists of the majestic Teton Mountain Range, and in our backyard is the world's most famous park - Yellowstone.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
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