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Date:  May 19, 2023
Job Req ID:  13896
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  NJ
City:  Blue Anchor
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  HR Generalist II


Welcome to Blue Anchor!  We are looking for the best people to help our team create warm, golden delicious waffles. Blue Anchor is one of Kellogg’s five Frozen Foods plants and our team takes pride in every “L’Eggo My Eggo” product we make. From our union facility in South Jersey, we use our “K-Values” to guide our actions. We are relentless in safely delivering the best, quality waffle goodness straight from your grocery freezer to your home. We are looking for high-energy, motivated and innovative talent to join our team! 


Are you passionate about assisting people with the “behind the scenes stuff” so that they can be fully engaged with their job?  As a Human Resource Generalist, you’ll collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives. We’ll lean on you to leverage your attention to detail and multitasking skills to strategize on operating plans and impact the bottom line with forward-thinking.  Excited about what lies ahead?  We are too.


Kellogg is progressing toward unleashing our full potential by the end of 2023. After this portfolio transformation journey is complete, this role will support Kellanova, a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast. Learn more about our bold next steps at   




  • Interprets the Blue Anchor Collective Bargaining Agreement, Employee Handbook, Attendance Policies and all HR policies, advises managers and oversees managers compliance to guidelines.  Provides guidance to Department Managers and Supervisors with timely and accurate information on employee issues and provides options and/or alternatives to meet needs of business utilizing current HR programs available.  
  • Assists in resolving employee relations issues and providing counsel to management.  Provides advices on matters such as pay and performance. 
  • May assist with annual compensation planning process and coordinates hourly wage rate changes for designated area. 
  • Actively participates in the development and implementation of negotiation strategies. Serves as a member of the Plant’s contract negotiation committee, maintaining minutes/notes of negotiations. Researches research Plant Work Rules and grievance issues to provide proper direction and support to the HR Manager. Address employees’ labor concerns and provides resolutions.  Reviews and discusses labor issues with Union Stewards with timely resolution and response. Reviews and maintain progressive discipline warnings system and process.  Assists in Suspension Hearings, maintains detailed documentation, including maintaining discipline and grievance logs.
  • Manages job bid process for Union Hourly employees with Plant Operations.  Works closely with hiring managers and supervisors to monitor all phases of internal and external job openings, including drafting and updating job profiles.
  • Coordinates recruitment process and related activities, including scheduling pre-employment WorkWell screening for physicals and drug-testing, assessment testing, interviews, and employment related follow-through.  Attends recruiting events and coordinates on-boarding of new employees.  Conducts new hire orientation training and exit interviews.  Serves as point of contact for all Workforce Development activities in the recruitment process.      
  • Drafts annual communication and engagement plans for entire site.  Initiates and assists in the facilitation and coordination of company sponsored special projects and events.
  • Supports HR Manager, HR Business Partners by assisting with Technician Training Program, qualifications, HR metrics reporting, attendance tracking, Family Medical Leave (FMLA), short/ long term disability case management, and the return to work process. Coordinate with unemployment vendor to provide records and researches related issues.






4-Year degree from accredited college or university.  

Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability, and ability to work effectively with a team are required.

Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in a human resource capacity and General knowledge of food industry and manufacturing practices is preferred.

Project and change management experience preferred.




After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.


If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview. 


If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please 



Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.  


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.  

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!  




The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.  

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.     

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow thislink. 

Let’s create the future of food, 

Kellogg Recruitment 

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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