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HR Lead (m/f/d)

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Job ID 267193 Date posted 05/15/2023 Location : Engerwitzdorf, Austria

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 157 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

Embedded in the team of the global company Cargill, Delacon researches, develops and produces natural feed additives for poultry, pigs, ruminants and aquaculture at the Engerwitzdorf site (Linz area). 
The HR Market Lead will coordinate and deliver human resources services for Cargill Austria, leading a small team of junior specialists. The scope of the role includes Operations, Labor relations, Employee Relations, as well as supporting managers with performance, employee engagement, recognition programs, production staffing, onboarding and assimilation, training.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide meaningful and effective consulting services to businesses for the assigned location.
  • Adhere to all legal and regulatory requirements as well as corporate policies, in the assigned market, working with legal resources and external consultants to interpret and implement complex or ambiguous policies.
  • Accountable for the delivery of core operational human resources: payroll, time and attendance, benefits and drive continuous improvement.
  • Negotiate and interpret collective labor agreements, in coordination with the business and Regional Labor Relations Lead.
  • Coordinate a small market team with a strong client focus, an environment of collaboration and enablement, effective and successful performance and continuous improvement.
  • Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services.
  • Collaborate with the regional and global HR shared services, regional leadership, centers of excellence and other stakeholders. 
  • Coordinate HR project implementations in the country
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Austria legislation and collective labor negotiation. 
  • Experience within the areas of employee relations, payroll and benefits
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Fluent in English and German 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of two years of labor relations experience

You can expect

  • Modern office and meeting rooms, co-working spaces and a newly built company building just 15 minutes by car from Linz
  • Generous flextime and home office options
  • Social events where fun is guaranteed (barbecue, company outing, Christmas party)
  • A complimentary organic fruit basket, hot drinks and a meal allowance for our healthy freshly cooked lunch (Office Cafeteria)
  • Company doctor including health-related packages
  • Shower facilities in the company (for all sports enthusiasts)

For legal reasons, we would like to point out that a basic salary of €3,200 gross per month (based on a 38-hour week) is provided for this position. The actual remuneration depends on training, experience and individual skills and can therefore be significantly higher. 

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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