HR Generalist

Website Ocean Spray Cranberries

Ocean Spray is hiring for a(n) HR Generalist! We’re a team of farmers, thinkers, creators, and doers. Whatever your title, whatever your role — it always comes back to this: we’re a farmer-owned co-op where everyone rolls up their sleeves to get the job done. Three maverick farmers started it all — and we’ve been making our own way ever since.

Ocean Spray Cranberries is looking for a Human Resources Generalist to join our team! In this role, you will be responsible for supporting HR functions. Your duties will include managing employee relations, facilitating the recruitment process, administering HR policies and procedures, and providing guidance on HR-related matters. You collaborate closely with members of the HR team to ensure policies and practices are efficiently delivered to employees. Additionally, you will handle employee records and provide excellent support to employee relations measures.

A Day in the Life…

​​• Implement the recruitment activities of the assigned business units to ensure adequate staffing (partnering with Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, agencies, recruiters, and others) including managing the entire staffing process from inception to the on-boarding process​. ​​• Assist in establishment and implementation of HR processes, programs, and training​. ​​• Executes HR administrative paperwork to insure key employee information is up-to-date and accurate​. ​​• Partners with other HR professionals on compensation, benefits, management development, training, performance management, and other key issues for supported employee groups, and carries out specific deliverables in a timely manner​. ​​• Handles employee relations issues within defined business units confidentially by providing excellent customer service through availability, responsiveness, and follow through​.

What We Are Looking For:

​​• 3+ years of HR experience​ ​​• Strong relationship building skills​ ​​• Strong negotiating skills​ ​​• Leadership skills​ ​• Problem-solving skills​ ​​• Excellent communication skills​ ​​• Strong business acumen​ ​​• Analytical​ ​​• MS Office​ ​​• Ability to troubleshoot issues​


Bachelor’s or University Degree (Required)

Work Experience:

At least 3 Years of Experience


  • Complete insurance package on Day-1 that includes a plethora of health and wellness programs
    • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Flexible spending account
    • Life and accident insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Telehealth services
    • Fertility benefits
    • Transgender benefits
    • 1:1 health coaching and more
  • 401(k) with up to 6% Company matching; additional potential discretionary match at year-end
  • Short-Term Incentive/Performance bonuses
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Vacation pay, up to three weeks of time (pro-rated for your first year of employment)
  • Holiday pay for 12 holidays
  • Career development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition/Education assistance programs
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Scholarship programs for children of employees
  • Parental leave
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions – Back-up care, tutoring, etc.
  • Adoption assistance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Up to $300 fitness reimbursement
  • Up to $300 massage reimbursement
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Employee discounts
  • Charitable giving

Who We Are:

You might have our iconic cranberry juice in your fridge or have gotten into heated holiday debate about what’s better – canned or fresh cranberry sauce. But did you know that the hardworking people growing the superfruit in our products are 700 family farmers that own our cooperative? They entrust us with what is most precious to them to create new and innovative products that will delight consumers and grow this beloved brand today and into the future.

Team members, farmers, consumers and communities alike–we value what makes us unique and strive to connect our farms to families for a better life by living our values:

  • Grower Mindset – We embrace our grower-owners innovative spirit and heritage through confidence, learning and focus on the future.
  • Sustainable Results – Guided by purpose, we are focused on delivering results for our grower-owners.
  • Integrity Above All – We are ethical, doing the right thing for our grower-owners, customers, consumers and each other
  • Inclusive Teamwork – We build diverse and inclusive teams that strengthen our cooperative.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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