Kettle Cuisine

HR Representative

  • Location:   Everett, WA
  • Position Type:   Full-Time

The Human Resources (HR) Representative is responsible for the year-round recruitment of production hourly associates and contingent and seasonal workers for the Everett location in preparation for and during the business high season. Outside of high season, responsibilities include providing support to plant HR operations across the network as needed in various areas such as plant hourly and non-exempt recruitment, benefits administration and open enrollment, payroll, and various other HR programs/initiatives. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with hiring managers to gain comprehensive understanding of the plant’s hiring needs for hourly and seasonal roles, and to meet competitive hiring goals and expectations.
  • Attract candidates and facilitate the hiring process for hourly full-time direct hires and seasonal employees in Everett Ensure all candidates have a positive experience while navigating them throughout all stages of the recruitment process.
  • Partner with staffing agencies to place contingent workers to fill seasonal roles and special projects.
  • Maintain workforce planner as well as supplemental seasonal tracker.
  • Serve as secondary point of accountability for agency data in the HRIS.
  • Prepare a variety of specialized and recurrent reports and perform corresponding analysis on data.
  • May facilitate a portion of New Hire Orientation, Open Enrollment, back up payroll tasks, update employee records, and respond to queries.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with workplace partners.
  • Stay up to date and comply with changes in legislation.
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department in Everett or elsewhere throughout Kettle Cuisine as deemed necessary.
  • Follows and commits to meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for service, quality, and efficiency requirements.


Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, HR Management, Organizational Development, or related field, preferred but not required. 
  • Prior HR experience required, and manufacturing plant or Industrial recruitment experience a must.  
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with minimal supervision in both team and independent environments.
  • Office skills and intermediate proficiency with HRIS/report writing, people analytics, and ATS. 
  • Must be willing and able to flex schedule to accommodate needs of plant operations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent follow-up and customer service skills.

Salary: $68,000 USD Annually

Bonus Opportunity: 10%

Americans with Disabilities Act

Kettle Cuisine complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.

Core Values

Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in its people, products and reputation. Each employee is expected to understand and live our Core Values every day.

Honor Food – We create and produce the best tasting, safest, all natural recipes that strive for perfection in every batch, from bench to kettle

Honor Each Other – We seek to develop trusting, respectful and mutually rewarding relationships with all our team members and business partners

Honor Development – We recognize and nurture each other’s talents, strengths and interests in order to further strengthen and grow our team

Honor Innovation – We continually strive for creative and sustainable ways to achieve excellence

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