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Central Garden & Pet is Hiring a HR Generalist Near Sanford, NC

For over forty years, Central Garden & Pet has been dedicated to our purpose of Nurturing Happy and Healthy Homes by providing consumers with winning brands, superior products, and innovative solutions. Central Garden & Pet Home is searching for a talented Human Resources Generalist with terrific leadership and multi-tasking skills to support the integration of two recently acquired business units. The newly combined organization, Central Home Brands (CHB), part of our Pet Consumer segment, is an industry leader in manufacturing Outdoor Cushions, Pillows and Pet Beds. This role reports to the Senior HR Manager for Central Home Brands in Sanford, NC.

The incumbent will work in support of our Central to Home strategy and drive progressive HR initiatives that strengthen our Culture pillar, including developing and recruiting top diverse talent, building capability, and continuing to solidify Central Garden & Pet’s position as a great place to work. If you are passionate about joining a motivated, results driven team and becoming a part of our dynamic, high growth organization where your leadership and business partnering skills will be valued,then we might be a match for you!


  • Actively participate in talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations; completing daily routine employee transactions.
  • Improves manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees, with support of HR Manager and Plant Manager.
  • Manages expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; analyzing time and cost issues; preparing reports, and delivering results.
  • Proactively partners with plant and corporate leaders and the HR team ensuring compliance with company policies and mandates, recommending modifications as needed.
  • Accepts ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; proactively exploring opportunities to add value to the organization.
  • Protects rights of employees and organization by keeping confidential information confidential.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Supports payroll function and HRIS management.


  • Bilingual (Spanish) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred; Human Resources or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in HR experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred; experience in distribution or textile environments strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership, implementation, and organizational skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of core Human Resource competencies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with ability to quickly learn other computer software as needed. (e.g. ADP WFN, Carrier Sites, etc).


  • Our standard work schedule is M-F 7 am – 4pm, but during peak production periods over time may be required.
  • Diverse mix of employees, spread across multiple building, approximately 325 employees during peak season.
  • This position is based in Sanford, NC – regular travel outside Sanford is not expected for this role.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required.

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Central Garden & Pet Company is a distributor of fertilizer, soil amendments and animal health products for the lawn, garden and pet shops.

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