Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Human Resource Manager - Bilingual

Fort Wayne, IN

Bachelor’s Degree

Human Resources

Minimum of 3 Years

Salaried Full Time


Friendly, fast paced, safety minded manufacturing team with loads of character, passionate about outdoor replacement cushions, seeking like-minded Bilingual Human Resource Manager to join our leadership team!  An advanced degree in Rocket Science is not needed, but a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or related field is required.

General Information

  • Our base schedule is Monday – Friday, 7am – 3:30pm
  • Diverse mix of employees, spread across FIVE local facilities, approximately 250 employees during peak season
  • We’re traditional at heart, but learning to be more progressive – ideas welcome!
  • This position is based in Sanford, NC – regular travel outside the state is not expected for this role
  • *You don’t actually need to be able to leap a roll of poly in a single bound – that would be dangerous and counter-productive to our safety goals. Sanford has gone seven years without a lost time accident!



  • Actively participate in talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations; completing daily routine employee transactions.
  • Improves manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees, with support of HR Manager and Plant Manager.
  • Manages expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; analyzing time and cost issues; preparing reports, and delivering results.
  • Proactively partners with plant and corporate leaders and the HR team ensuring compliance with company policies and mandates, recommending modifications as needed.
  • Accepts ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; proactively exploring opportunities to add value to the organization.
  • Protects rights of employees and organization by keeping confidential information confidential.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions



  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; preferably in the field of Human Resources or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in HR experience in a manufacturing environment is required; experience in distribution or textile environments strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership, implementation, and organizational skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of core Human Resource competencies; SHRM certifications preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with ability to quickly learn other computer software as needed. (e.g. ADP WFN, Carrier Sites, etc).


Arden Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Arden Companies participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify Program to verify the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.

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