Workforce Specialist - Contingent Labor

Job Location

Alsip, IL US

Job Category

Supply Chain & Logistics


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Analyzes and evaluates workforce metrics to improve human resources capacity planning and maximize labor utilization rates. Applies analytics models and projections on organizational staffing to enhance forecasting accuracy and improve workforce decision making.


Essential to this Position

Provides regional leadership for contingent workforce planning, including staffing supplier management; vendor management software (VMS) and process compliance; key performance indicators and labor data analytics; and market compensation strategies to support operational objectives. Gathers data and conducts analysis with the goal of improving the organization's supply chain operations with specific focus on optimizing labor supply and demand. Identifies underperforming areas in the talent supply chain and may suggest improvements or resolutions to problems. May assist in the negotiation of supplier contracts or service arrangements.


The following duties are normal for this position. The incumbent may perform some or all of these duties however; it is not an exclusive or all-inclusive list. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Partners with Operations and Functional business leaders and external staffing partners for assigned portfolio to develop an effective contingent labor acquisition strategy to achieve operational and customer objectives
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to communicate current and projected labor trends and broader industry trends that may impact labor attainment across assigned portfolio; presents key information to local, regional and senior leaders, as well as staffing suppliers and customers
  • Conducts market compensation studies and develops localized strategies that attract and retain an effective labor force, factoring in cost impact to the company and the customer
  • Analyzes and communicates key performance indicators and related labor scorecard metrics to key stakeholders and provides leadership support to ensure company performance objectives are met
  • Facilitates supplier business review cadence and manages related continuous improvement activities to effectively meet operational and customer objectives
  • Manages staffing supplier relationships to assure compliance with company policies, procedures and contractual agreements and escalates issues to senior leadership as necessary
  • Builds and maintains strong internal cross-functional partnerships, including with the company’s Contingent Workforce Management central function; may assist program Director with supplier contract negotiations
  • Ensures compliance with the company’s VMS platform to maximize system functionality to increase value to internal stakeholders for labor optimization, risk management and related business decisions
  • Maintains industry, professional and technical knowledge by networking, attending industry events, and reviewing professional publications




Education / Certifications
Education Required
Bachelor’s Degree
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 4 years relevant experience required.
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging ( where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation (, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation (, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report at

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Join us and become part of the power behind possible.