Arden CompaniesArden Companies

Human Resources Manager (Bilingual - Spanish)

Fort Wayne, IN

Bachelor’s Degree

Human Resources

Minimum of 5 Years (Related Experience)

Salaried, Full-Time


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

If you love finding the best talent possible, not just hunting for purple unicorns, enjoy being a business partner and performing administrative duties in equal measure, are capable of thoughtful solutions to any challenge and can leap rolls of poly in a single bound* then we might be a match for you!


General Information

  • Our base schedule is Monday – Friday, 7am – 5:30pm
  • We have a diverse mix of employees
  • There will be approximately 100 employees based in Ft. Wayne, IN.
  • We’re traditional at heart but learning to be more progressive – ideas welcome!
  • This position is based in Fort Wayne, IN. – travel 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.



  • Develop and deliver site recruitment plan, interviews, hiring, retention, disciplinary actions, terminations and the seasonal lay-off process in accordance with legal and company HR Audit guidelines.
  • Conduct orientation and training sessions for new and existing employees.
  • Administer payroll through ADP
  • Manage benefits and other HR administrative duties such as; Workers Compensation, 401k, and Unemployment.
  • Manage and administer the plant’s Safety program which includes, but is not limited to, regular safety walks, creating and making sure trainings are done, monthly and annual reporting, internal and external audits, safety log maintenance, and managing the worker compensation process.
  • Serve as the driving force in development, implementation and supervision of the employee training programs.
  • Provide support and guidance through strong working relationship will all facility employees.
  • Present current and prospective employees with pertinent information regarding job responsibilities, company policies, plant rules, wages, benefits and job opportunities.
  • Serve as the driving force in development, implementation and supervision of the employee training programs.
  • Proactively partner with corporate leaders and the HR team to ensure compliance with company policies and mandates.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the manufacturing processes in order to understand critical skills and personnel needed to optimize plant performance.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with individuals and organizations outside the company to ensure a positive company image and community involvement. (e.g. educational institutions, local employers, civic organizations, employment agencies, social groups, etc.).



  • Bilingual (Spanish) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of Human Resources, is required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in HR management at a plant level required, experience in distribution or manufacturing environments strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership, implementation, and organizational skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety, recruiting, interviewing, training, organizational development, policies, and benefits.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT Regulations preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of employment compliance requirements, i.e. I-9, e-verify, and labor laws.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with ability to quickly learn other computer software as needed. (e.g. payroll).


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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