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Brown-Forman Human Resources Generalist in Amatitán, Mexico

Position Scope: The Human Resources Generalist will serve as an ally to leaders, in partnership with the HRBP, supporting the BFTM or VAMA organization with approximately 450/400 union employees as well as non-union employees. This role is responsible for day-to-day HR management processes, employee relations, hiring & onboarding, HR Systems administration, and various other activities to build management strength and leadership capability. Promotes a shared understanding of organization values, operating principles, and cultural change imperatives and works to align HR policies and processes to support the achievement of business goals.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities :

HR Policy: Ensures uniform and equitable application of organizational policies and procedures including investigation and resolution of employee issues, if applicable.

Employee Engagement: Participate in engagement diagnosis and action plans, including the coordination of training & development activities.

HR Resource Information System Administration: Ensure integrity of HR data and documentation, and communication to payroll and benefits administration.

Talent Acquisition: Actively participate in the selection process for all job openings including on-boarding of new employees. Organizes and participates in interviews, recruiting and debrief discussions as well as coordinate all pre-employment related screening and testing processes.

Employee Relations: Provide Labor Relations support for the leadership staff. Schedule and participate in communication meetings. Participate in discussions of any outstanding issues, unconfirmed information, and employee concerns or needs. Assist in development of action plans to resolve issues. Partners with the HR Manager to conduct employee investigations and retains all documentation associated. Partner with HR Analyst & HR Manager to manage attendance policy, tracking, and disciplinary process.

Coach & facilitate: Provide support on day-to-day HR management processes, facilitating the execution of people and business strategies through people and organizational development. Ability to develop creative solutions based on evaluation of needs and clear deliverables and timelines. Partner with leaders and employees to support people development strategies/plans, coach employees, coordinate or provide training, etc.

Change & Diversity Management: Serve as a facilitator for organizational changes to improve employee´s understanding & acceptance of change. Promote an environment of diversity and inclusion, participating in the communication and training of the D&I learning journey.

HR Projects: Leads and manages HR projects as assigned.

Competencies :

  • Ability to provide coaching and counsel on sensitive employee and organization matters.

  • Understanding of Employment-related / labor law & regulations.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills. Ability to manage audiences of multiple sizes.

  • Collaboration, relationship building, coaching, and influencing skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Job Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience serving in an HR generalist role.

  • Good knowledge of employment/labor laws in Mexico.

  • Experience with HR Information Systems.

  • Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • In the case of VAMA: travel to field bases to support operation but not to exceed 25%.

Preferred requirements :

  • Union and Non-Union experience.

  • HR experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Proficient in English.

  • Additional HR training or certifications.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Amatitán

State: Jalisco

Country: MEX

Req ID: JR-00003493