The Human Resources Manager will oversee the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department and workflow, creating, implementing and interpreting company policies and practices.
- Oversees the administration of contract approval process
- Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open salaried positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Maintains job postings.
- Oversees new hire orientation, providing input into improving the process.
- May oversee the payroll process using ADP and Kronos.
- Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
- Provides support and guidance to HR staff, management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
- Attends and participates in complex employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
- Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
- Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
- Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
- Supports company-wide information meetings such as open enrollment, new hire orientation, and meetings to announce or discuss changes in retirement or benefits plans
- May collect and compile HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources.
- Oversees the company uniform contract, cold suit loan program, department office supplies and other budget items.
- Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
- Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations of the HR staff.
- Performs other duties or creates reports as assigned.
- Organizational Support - Follow policies and procedures.
- Quality - Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
- Quantity - Work quickly.
- Safety and Security - Observe safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
- Adaptability - Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
- Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
- Dependability - Follow instructions, respond to management direction.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills; bilingual in English and Spanish. Able to translate and interpret in meetings, trainings and in writing.
- Ability to influence at all levels with the company.
- Effective interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Efficient time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to determine root cause to issues that arise, using skills of investigation, organizing thoughts and conclusions and presenting these solutions to others.
- Ability and wiliness to deal with and understand different cultures.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
- Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations in CA, OR and WA.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Advanced Excel skills required.
- Proficiency with the organization’s ADP and Kronos management systems
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business, and 5 years of related prior experience, preferably in ag or food manufacturing, or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Experience in FLC contract administration is preferred. Previous experience with social responsibility, food safety and benefit audits is a plus. APMA HR Certification and/or Cal State Bakersfield HR Certification a plus