Human Resources Specialist

Fruit of The Loom
Montgomery, AL
*Description/Job Summary* Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a Human Resource Specialist at its Montgomery, AL facility. The Human Resources Specialist administers HR processes for the facility, including benefits, talent acquisition, talent development, payroll, safety, and health and wellness initiatives. This position guides and supports facility management with employment related matters and ensures legal and company policies and procedures are adhered to. Works with management to support conflict resolution. *Responsibilities/Duties* HR Excellence Support and train subordinate staff to ensure objectives are completed and deadlines are met; complete annual performance evaluations. Participate in the administration of programs, policies and guidelines to help align the workforce with company strategic goals. Support the exit interview process to identify and address retention trends, patterns and issues. Engagement Work with management to assess, develop and implement engagement strategies (communication, recognition, employee involvement). Champion employee recognition and engagement events. Relationship Management Develop and maintain successful working relationships and provide effective HR support. Research internal employee complaints and suggest solutions to management. Maintain an open dialog with the HR Manager on reported issues. Build and maintain a professional network to stay abreast of HR trends. Talent Acquisition Administer the recruiting process for hourly employees using standard recruiting and hiring practices. Oversee job postings, applicant screening, interview scheduling and candidate selection. Update and maintain the applicant tracking system. Plan for hiring ramp-ups during seasonal peaks in business. Coordinate temporary agency workforce processes. Ensure a smooth transition and appropriate on-boarding for employees in new positions. Identify new candidate sourcing methods, including job fairs, career events and network building. Schedule and attend events. *Professional and Technical* Ensure compliance with local, state and federal labor laws (US) and local, provincial and federal laws (Canada). Advise management and employees on the interpretation of HR programs, policies and applicable laws and regulations. Ensure fair treatment and equitable application. Monitor and assist with the collection and management of employee records, including personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews and terminations. Promote active safety awareness and ensure timely safety training occurs. Partner with management to maintain a union-free environment. Participate in the investigation of issues related to harassment, discrimination, retaliation, etc. *Talent Development* Support the performance management program by mentoring and providing feedback and development opportunities for hourly employees. Deliver facility training to management and employees, as directed. *Managing Change* Support the implementation of new HR programs and practices. Communicate changes in HR related policies and benefit plans. *Critical Thinking* Develop and compile reports in support of business needs (e.g. turnover, engagement, affirmative action, performance metrics, etc.) collect and interpret data, identify and analyze trends, and formulate results. Identify recurring HR-related issues, identify *Required Experience* 3+ years of progressive experience within Human Resources *Required Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, a related field or equivalent work experience. Strong knowledge of employment laws and government regulations Ability to analyze, interpret and apply various laws, policies and procedures Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle employee issues with sensitivity Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills; capacity to learn new systems as required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB: LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Light work: 20-lbs.maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 10lbs. WALKING/STANDING REQUIREMENTS Less than equal to 4 hours/shift *Details* We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vacation, holidays, and 401k. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

Warehouse Supervisor

Fruit of The Loom
Montgomery, AL
*Description/Job Summary* Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a 1st Shift Warehouse Supervisor at its Montgomery, AL facility. The position supervises the total process from receiving to warehouse high-bay storage and retrieval to ensure accurate and on-time shipments in the most cost-effective manner. Manages the daily receiving schedule and communicates with Corporate Logistics regarding inbound issues and status changes. Responsible for training and motivating direct reports and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. *Responsibilities/Duties* Supervise and direct daily activities and workflow for the Warehouse area and assigned team. Prepare schedules, set deadlines, assign work responsibilities, provide instruction and disseminate policy. Ensure the accuracy, condition and timely completion of work orders to receive, store and retrieve product. Collaborate with manager to plan department activities and coordinate with other departments to ensure efficiency. Monitor and report the status of work in progress. Identify and resolve issues timely, escalating to manager for resolution as needed. Continuously drive for improvement. Identify opportunities for improvement and create and maintain an environment promoting employee engagement, teamwork and results. Promote a Safe Work Environment in accordance with company policy, OSHA regulations, and local, state and federal laws. *Required Experience* 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced warehouse or manufacturing environment Prior team lead or supervisory experience is a plus *Required Qualifications* Associate Degree in Logistics / Supply Chain Management, a related field or equivalent years of related work experience; Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience a plus Lean Six Sigma or professional supply chain management certification a plus Solid understanding of inventory control, workflow processing, and receipt, storage, retrieval and order fulfillment procedures Background in automated inventory control managements systems and integration processes. Strong safety focus Strong communication and leadership skills Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills

Maintenance Technician - First Shift

Fruit of The Loom
Jefferson, IA
*Description/Job Summary* American Athletic, Inc is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in *Jefferson, Iowa*. We are owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company. We currently have an opening for a *Maintenance Technician - First Shift.*This position maintains and repairs electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components for production equipment, such as metal fabricating tools, wood tools, sewing machines, and powered industrial trucks. Maintains all general shop equipment, vehicles, buildings and grounds. *AAI* is the official equipment supplier to USA Gymnastics , NCAA Gymnastics Championships, the YMCA National Championships, the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, and the Bart Connor Invitational. AAI is also an official supporter of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. *Spalding* has been the official backboard of the NCAA Final Four Championships since 2009 and is one of the most well-known brands in the industry. Our* Jefferson, Iowa *facility has been in operation and supporting our local community since 1954. *Responsibilities/Duties* Acknowledge maintenance repair requests. Observe machines and equipment to identify and diagnose issues, repair and replace defective parts, and ensure machines are operational upon repair completion. May require use of hoists, ladders, hand tools, and power tools. Initiate purchase orders for required parts. Work with Engineering and Supervisors on new and/or updated tooling needs. Perform general building maintenance, such as safety lines, door repairs, construction, painting, plumbing, etc. Perform general parking lot and grounds maintenance to include lawn care and snow removal. Setup and operate tools such as lathes, drill presses, grinders, saws, cutting torches and welders to perform necessary repairs. Work with the Safety Manager and others to assure all systems, such as fire, burglary, ventilation, etc. are in operating condition. Perform preventative maintenance, review and update Lockout Program, and complete inspections as required. Document maintenance in accordance with machine and company requirements. Perform required equipment, tool and building inspections as outlined by company policy and OSHA standards. *Required Experience* * Four years of related maintenance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of related training/education and experience required. *Required Qualifications* * High school diploma or equivalent; Associates degree in related field preferred. * Thorough mechanical aptitude; strong knowledge in electricity, electronic controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, welding, carpentry plumbing and other general maintenance subjects. * Basic knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations. * Driver's license required. * Ability to follow complex instructions, includes reading and interpreting written instructions and repair manuals. * Ability to use precision instruments.

Welder

Fruit of The Loom
Jefferson, IA
*Description/Job Summary* American Athletic, Inc is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in *Jefferson, Iowa*. We are owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company. We currently have an opening for a *Welder*. Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast and forged components to assemble structural forms such as athletic equipment frames. This is a* full time,* *first shift* position with excellent benefits. *AAI* is the official equipment supplier to USA Gymnastics , NCAA Gymnastics Championships, the YMCA National Championships, the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, and the Bart Connor Invitational. AAI is also an official supporter of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. *Spalding* has been the official backboard of the NCAA Final Four Championships since 2009 and is one of the most well-known brands in the industry. Our* Jefferson, Iowa *facility has been in operation and supporting our local community since 1954. *Responsibilities/Duties* Must be able to set up and adjust the welding machine to give proper penetration of weld and to make welds with structural integrity, good appearance, and which adhere to specifications. Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together. Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding. Sets up equipment (jigs and fixtures) and welds parts. Repairs or reworks products as directed. Responsible for the day-to-day care and maintenance of the welding machine. Must be able to report accurately labor performed via scanning and/or written reports. Follow all safety rules and regulations, and wear appropriate PPE at all times. Complete other duties assigned by the supervisor. *Required Experience* At least six (6) months continuous welding experience in a production environment or possess welding certification/qualification prior to employment. If the individual possesses the experience but does not possess the qualification prior to employment, they must become a qualified welder (vertical and flat) within six (6) months to progress to the scale rate for a Master Welder. *Required Qualifications* High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure Ability to compute ratios, and percentages Ability to pass pre-employment skills testing

IT Finance Coordinator

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
*Description/Job Summary* *Fruit of the Loom,* an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for an*IT Finance Coordinator* at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY. The IT Finance Coordinator is responsible for processing, coding, receiving, and tracking invoices for the IT department. Provides detailed reporting, budget, and cost analysis to the IT leadership team. Identifies and explains all major differences between the forecast, annual plan, and actual results. Reviews all approved contracts, statements of work, and fixed asset projects to ensure associated costs are included in the financial budget for accurate forecasting and reporting. In addition, this position is responsible for general administrative duties and is the primary backup to the IT Executive Assistant. *Responsibilities/Duties* Maintain detailed budget tracking and invoice processing for IT leadership. Work with IT project leaders to verify billing amounts agree to contracts. Ensure projects are in our budget forecast file, accounts for staffing projections/forecast, and identifies discrepancies or issues that need to be addressed or corrected. Confirm receipt of goods and services and generate receiving transactions. Electronically scan vendor invoices to Accounts Payable for payment processing. Ensure invoices are processed timely and prior to the due date. Anticipate invoices that are paid on a regular basis (monthly, quarterly, or annually) and ensure they are received to avoid budget misses. Complete new vendor setup (Third Party Due Diligence and EBS) by obtaining vendor information forms and tax verification documents. Work with IT Contract Administrator to ensure all renewed contracts are processed and matched to the budget forecast file. Review reports to resolve discrepancies and errors in invoice account coding, tax issues, and other General Accounting entries. Review actual charges from these reports and balance with IT monthly budget reports. Prepare monthly Accounting accruals and reconcile results to the forecast and annual plan for both expense and capital. Analyze and explain all major differences and adjust current forecast file if needed. Work with Fixed Assets group to ensure IT AFE Project charges are posted correctly. Resolve issues by working with IT project leaders for billing, receiving, and asset tag reporting. Purchase end user software and hardware. Provide purchases and renewals for SSL certificates and domain name management. Provide support for IT audits as needed. Work with vendors and contacts to resolve discrepancies in billing amounts and payment terms. Reconcile payment shortages to vendors, track and process prepayments, and issue proper documents to Accounts Payable for processing. Escalate any complex issues to IT leadership. Primary backup for the IT Executive Assistant. Responsible for various administrative duties, event planning, catering, meeting scheduling and setup, interviews, telephone support, etc. *Required Experience* 2+ years of work experience in Accounts Payable, Accounting, or a related field *Required Qualifications* High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate's diploma in related area or applicable certification is desired.

Account Support Specialist I

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
*Description/Job Summary* *Fruit of the Loom,* an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for Account Support Specialist I at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY. The Customer Service Account Support Specialist I is responsible for maintaining a weekly order analysis for specific account(s), receiving routine inquiries and concerns from customers, both internal and external, by phone and via web/email, and then providing a timely and appropriate response. With the assistance and cooperation of a variety of departments, this position must utilize customer account and product knowledge to manage a variety of accounts and projects, as assigned. This position must also balance a substantial workload with managing key accounts, programs, or services while maintaining a strong focus on developing and executing business plans that continually exceed customer expectations *Responsibilities/Duties* * Order Processing Management o Manage, organize, and book a large volume of incoming purchase orders from large retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and mass channel accounts through various systems, emails, and websites for daily processing, prepping, revisions, booking, scheduling, and distribution and/or production releases of customer orders through various systems and communication tools. o International Business + Verify conformity to the OFAC list + Analyze and manage challenging cultural and/or communication needs * Troubleshooting EDI order errors or Oracle scheduling for resolution to process/release orders to distribution centers * Analyze inventory allocation/fulfillment strategy by major accounts * Merchandiser processing and coordination to validate items, quantities, and Advance Ship Notices/customer requirements * Active participation in sales opportunities, replacement item upsales, etc. * Coordinate and resolve logistics, transportation, product issues and order execution concerns o Liaison between distribution centers, Transportation/customer's transportation departments , Sales/Sales Replenishment, Planning, Customs Compliance and Sourcing teams for customer related routings, ship windows, inventory/rework issues and priorities, pricing, quality issues & special requests. * Assist with special projects, goal tracking, and process improvement initiatives * Manage and maintenance customer required order/style information * Style setup maintenance (UPC/GTIN for shipping label printing) * Customer setup, new locations, etc. *Required Experience* 3 to 5 years of Customer Service or related experience required. *Required Qualifications* * High School diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred. * Knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Lync). * Ability to learn and adapt to applicable order processing and tracking systems. * Capacity to become a subject matter expert on Fruit of the Loom's distribution channels, consumer base, product lines, programs, item substitutions, and promotions

Consumer Support Rep I (Part Time)

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
*Description/Job Summary* *Fruit of the Loom,* an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a *Part-Time Consumer Support Rep I *at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY. The Customer Service Consumer Support Representative I is responsible for receiving routine inquiries and concerns from consumers by phone and via web/email, and then providing a timely and appropriate response. With the assistance and cooperation of a variety of departments, a Customer Support Representative I employee must utilize customer and product knowledge to manage consumers and some projects, as assigned. *Responsibilities/Duties* Consumer Phone/Email Queue * Promptly answer/respond directly to consumers/customers through phone/email communication to review a consumer's needs, potential warranty/quality related claims and general product inquiries/requests until resolution is completed * Initiate replacement/warranty order, return, or reimbursement Communication with distribution centers, carriers, Transportation, Order Entry and other various internal areas to manage orders, inventory, and track shipments as follow up to provide complete resolution. Assist with special projects, goal tracking, and process improvement initiatives *Required Experience* Entry Level; Customer Service experience preferred. *Required Qualifications* *Part-time schedule assignments will be set prior to start date based on candidate and business needs. Limited benefits available for part-time positions.*

Assistant Brand Comm Manager-Russell Athletic

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
*Description/Job Summary* *Fruit of the Loom,* an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for an *Assistant Brand Communication Manager *at its Corporate Headquarters in Bowling Green, KY. Assist the Marketing Manager in the daily and long-term project management of diverse brand marketing vehicles for the Russell Athletic Brand. Coordinate communication, production, and scheduling with participating advertising and event services throughout the year as directed by the Supervisor. Assist in the day-to-day workflow, planning, scheduling, proofing, and coordinating with suppliers and agencies. Plus, provide support in monthly budget reconciliation across advertising, media, production, and trade show budgets. *Responsibilities/Duties* *Advertising:* Assist with daily agency communication including proof- check and fact-check all advertising executions before submissions are finalized, and double check against scheduling/trafficking. Maintain digital library of all advertisements and provide a monthly competitive ad tracker analysis. *Content Development and Execution:* Assist the Manager in the production of annual Russell Athletic content. This includes support in coordinating and organizing wardrobe for photo and video shoots as well as assisting with proofreading and fact-checking, reviewing, and communicating revisions to agency. Oversee digital asset library, which includes uploading, organizing and relabeling imagery into the DAM system, and publishing/sharing with other Divisions and Customers as needed. *Special Projects:* Provide day-to-day support with special projects. Collaborate and coordinate cross functional teams (Admin, Merchandising, Product) on timely activations. Coordinate documentation and correspondence with agency partners; coordinate merchandising needs, samples, and marketing collateral for events. Plus, travel to activations and events, as needed. *Marketing Budget:* Track and monitor advertising/marketing budgets, including media, production, catalog, trade shows, selling aids, etc. to remain within budget. Responsible for processing invoices, purchase orders, prepayments, check requisitions, etc. in Oracle System. Reconcile invoices. Work with Finance to understand reported spend against actual spend and help resolve issues as necessary. *Marketing Support:* Support Product/Sales team on customer presentations and meeting needs. Support Digital and Ecommerce marketing team on content development for social and email marketing, including proofreading and fact checking. *Required Experience* One to three years of experience in advertising, digital, or creative production role is desirable. *Required Qualifications* * Degree in Advertising, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, a related field or equivalent years of related work experience * Basic knowledge of Advertising, promotions, public relations, social media and/or web. * Excellent verbal and written communications skills required. * Accuracy and attention to detail are key competencies as is having a methodical approach to planning and organization. * Computer skills in Microsoft Office is a requirement. * Ability to read, analyze and interpret corporate communications, publication rate cards, print specifications, publications schedules. * Mathematical skills to calculate figures and amounts with the ability to develop cost projections for projects and manage a budget.

Consumer Support Rep I (Part Time) (2021-363)

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Consumer Support Rep I at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.
The Customer Service Consumer Support Representative I is responsible for receiving routine inquiries and concerns from consumers by phone and via web/email, and then providing a timely and appropriate response. With the assistance and cooperation of a variety of departments, a Customer Support Representative I employee must utilize customer and product knowledge to manage consumers and some projects, as assigned.

IT Finance Coordinator (2021-354)

Fruit of The Loom
Bowling Green, KY
Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for an IT Finance Coordinator at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.
The IT Finance Coordinator is responsible for processing, coding, receiving, and tracking invoices for the IT department. Provides detailed reporting, budget, and cost analysis to the IT leadership team. Identifies and explains all major differences between the forecast, annual plan, and actual results. Reviews all approved contracts, statements of work, and fixed asset projects to ensure associated costs are included in the financial budget for accurate forecasting and reporting. In addition, this position is responsible for general administrative duties and is the primary backup to the IT Executive Assistant.

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