Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Human Resources Generalist (Bilingual)

Fort Wayne, IN

Bachelor’s Degree

Human Resources

Minimum of 2 Years
(Human Resources Environment)

Salaried, Full-time


An excellent opportunity for an emerging HR leader…

Actively manage the administrative duties for the plant including but not limited to; Payroll, HRIS, Recruiting & Plant Events, Supports Basic Talent Management Functions; attendance, training, translation, participates in select committees, supports the recruiting, on-boarding and orientation process, while completing the associated paperwork and participates or leads special projects as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be a flexible, team player, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously while still driving results and managing the day-to-day demands of the position. A strong desire to serve others and inner drive to succeed are also required.

What its like to work here…

We are a skilled and respected manufacturing company with a design twist. The manufacturing and delivery of our products involve months of planning, hard work, and effort from teams across the entire company as well as our strategic partners around the world.

People who are ready, willing and able to jump in with both feet, right away, to help wherever they can – those are our kind of people. You must also be able to operate with a “learn as you go”, “take initiative” mindset to thrive in our company culture.

  • Our schedule is Monday – Friday, 7am – 5:30pm during peak production and 7am to 5:30pm Monday – Thursday in our off-peak season.
  • Diverse mix of employees, spread across 2 local facilities, approximately 120 employees during peak season.
  • We are traditional at heart, but learning to be more progressive – ideas welcome!
  • This position is based in Fort Wayne, IN – regular travel outside the state is not expected for this role
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required.



  • 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.
  • Supports payroll function and HRIS management.



  • Bilingual (Spanish) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; preferably in the field of Human Resources or related field.
  • Minimum of two 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.
  • 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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