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HR Representative


Baltimore, MD, US

Req ID:  26803
Date:  Sep 14, 2021

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.



As a member of the Global Human Resources Functional Team the HR Representative position contributes a high level of energy to the implementation of ASR Group people and organization agenda.  The individual must be able to deliver high-quality results through formal and informal influence of others.  Success in this role is based upon being able to demonstrate clear value to the business by executing against key objectives through partnership/ collaboration with key stakeholders in HR and the business.



  • Partner with stakeholders to execute demand planning activity that anticipates hiring and capability needs for a given period of time.
  • Recruit and hire candidates to fill vacancies within the targeted cycle time.
  • Coordinate elements of hiring process including recruitment, phone screen, interview, background check, medical physical, etc.
  • Support college recruitment efforts as a member of the ASR Group HR Team.
  • Manage regulatory requirements related to tracking of applicant data.
  • Support talent management activity aimed at building talent for the enterprise, including talent reviews, succession planning, college intern program, job rotation, high potential programs, and career development/pathing.
  • Conduct new hire induction to ensure a positive employee assimilation into the ASR organization
  • Proactively participate and lead local communication/engagement plans aimed at optimizing employee engagement and creating a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Anticipate and pre-empt employee issues/ concerns. 
  • Address employee concerns/ grievances in a collaborative matter if/ when they occur.
  • Partner with union leadership to resolve employee concerns and grievances. 
  • Administer HR policies and Collective Bargaining Agreements in a consistent basis, as needed.
  • Provide positive counsel and advice to employees and supervisors, as needed.
  • Drive employee recognition programs to create a high level of employee morale.
  • Be a visible presence with clients by walking the floor a minimum 1 hour per day.



  • 3-5 years of professional high-quality experience in Human Resources as either a Specialist or Generalist roles, preferably a combination of both.
  • Experience providing HR support to an industrial/manufacturing or distribution/logistics business.
  • Experience in managing an HRIS database.



  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related discipline from an accredited university.



  • High skill level in Microsoft Office Suite (PPT, Excel, Word).
  • Ability to speak with a high level of professionalism and presence to individuals or groups.



  • Baltimore, MD



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore