Human Resources Director (Portland Oregon Area) – Food Industry


14 years of HR management experience, all within the food industry.  Strong background in recruitment, training, employee engagement, payroll, benefits, and employee safety.  In last role reduced turnover from 18% to 1.7%!  Training expertise includes job training, manager training, food safety and OSHA.  Solid knowledge of quality and food safety as a certified SQF consultant.  Has overseen multiple plants and coached a team of direct reports.  Continuous improvement champion, lean manufacturing trained.

BS Degree – Business

Key skills include:  Global HR strategies, HR management, HR documentation, compensation/benefits, staff management, employee handbooks, hiring and recruitment, safety and security management, OSHA, work comp/modified duty, cost control, food safety & quality, HACCP, SQF, Kosher, Organic, audits and certification, continuous improvement, presentations, training.


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Laurie Hyllberg

Laurie champions Kinsa Group’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and its presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management, and Marketing she adds over 20 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, FaB Wisconsin, Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors and foodservice providers growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!

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