Peco is searching for a Retention Supervisor for our processing plant in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Summary Description:

Responsible for implementation of varied people processes, initiatives and tasks to help employees assimilate into Peco’s culture. Retention supervisor reports to Human Resources Manager and supports the Operations Teams often during late or irregular shifts.

Essential Job Functions/Duties:

  • Directly supervises clerical / administrative recruiters and orientation specialists [Team Members (TM)] on all shifts to support operations retention efforts.
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of all state and federal employment laws. Have a strong working knowledge of all government agencies/programs including but not limited to: OSHA, EEOC, USCIS, FLSA, I-9’s E-verify, ICE, DHS, and OFCCP as it relates to the hiring process.
  • Understand location staffing needs and coordinate hiring process with operations departments and facility functions.
  • Oversees recruiting, screening, and hiring of all hourly and clerical/administrative job openings.
  • As primary point of contact between Peco and Temporary / Contract staffing Agencies, acts as liaison to ensure clear understanding of staffing needs and expectations of management group while assisting the agencies in communicating concerns related to employee complaints.
  • Manage and oversee all retention – related activity from employee surveys, employee drawings, and benefit education to exit interviews, retention meetings, engagement surveys and supervisor training focal points for maximizing retention to identifying how to better recruit the ones that seem to stay by tracking intake data, etc.
  • Help maintain Applicant flow log.
  • Organize and attend weekly job fairs in communities surrounding Tuscaloosa facility.
  • Have a strong working knowledge and understanding of all hourly and salaried employee benefits.
  • Performs various retention and recruiting related special projects as assigned by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Maintain a positive and efficient business relationship with all vendors, contract or agency partners.


  • Previous recruiting experience in Management or Supervisory duties preferred.
  • At least five years of experience in related area as an individual contributor. One year of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc)
  • Valid unexpired Driver’s License

Educational Requirements:

  • Previous human resources experience, manufacturing experience or Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Requires prolonged periods sitting and working on a computer.
  • Requires prolonged periods of travelling and driving to job fairs, etc.
  • Frequently required to stand.
  • Repetitive use of hands.
  • Must have ability to bend, stoop, and climb steps and comfort in organic conditions.
  • Physically fit to visit all areas of plant.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have good interaction skills with plant management, employees, and USDA personnel.
  • Ability to read, understand, and communicate USDA and company standards a must.


Tuscaloosa, AL


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