U.S. Senior Employee Relations Representative
Cargill - Hopkins, MN

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Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of

ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With nearly 150 years of experience

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 142,000 employees

in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at



Senior Employee Relations Representative

position provides consulting assistance to Business Units (BU's)/Functions and the corporation on EEO, employee relations, and select government compliance-related matters.

Principal Accountabilities:
50% Provide employee relations consulting and training services for Business Units/Functions. Oversee Cargill’s EEO policy poster program. Partner with BUs/Functions in providing pro-active employee relations solutions, including training.

30% Conduct internal EEO-related investigations and environmental scans. Respond to charges of discrimination from the EEOC and state Human Rights Agencies in coordination with the Employment Law group and Business Units/Functions. Gather facts in an objective manner and follow-through to appropriate resolution.

10% Assist North America Employee Relations Leader in developing and implementing employee relations strategy and annual business plan.

10% Any other Duties as Assigned:
Assist Business Units/Functions with their affirmative action planning process. Provide pro-active assistance to BUs/Functions with their compliance activities.

Other responsibilities as appropriate within the scope of the Employee Relations Department.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university

Minimum 7 years exempt level HR experience

Minimum 3 years experience conducting investigations of increasing complexity

Previous experience with investigating and responding to EEOC and Department of Human Rights charges

Previous experience with Affirmative Action and OFCCP related work

Basic understanding of U.S. EEO laws and regulations and the risks associated with them

Ability occasionally work a flexible schedule

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally

Demonstrated ability to coach multiple levels of management

Demonstrated experience in managing/juggling multiple priorities simultaneously

Demonstrated strong analytical abilities and detail-orientation

Effective presentation and facilitation skills

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with multiple business partners

Demonstrated decision-making ability and excellent judgment

Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information

Demonstrated appreciation for people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and identities and commitment to treat all colleagues and employees with dignity and respect

Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguity

Up to 20% travel

Master's Degree

Previous experience working in a shared service environment

Previous experience working with employee relations in a tiered or call center model

Previous experience using metrics and trend analysis to manage employee relations areas

Previous experience managing OFCCP audits

Previous supervisory experience

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.


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