07 October 2021
Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Senior Human Resources Business Partner
Plant in Gonzales, California (live in nearby Salinas area)
Consumer Goods/Manufacturing – Confidential
The plant is in Gonzales CA, in Northern CA - Small city on the south end of Monterey Bay, 110 miles south of San Francisco. Live in nearby Salinas, CA which is 10 mile drive to the Pacific Ocean. 
Direct Report: Senior Director- Human Resources, North America and w/ dotted line to the Vice President-Operations
Human Resources leader will be responsible for providing leadership to a team of HR professionals and support to all facilities locally.  The Senior Human Resources Business Partner partners and collaborates to provide strategic HR leadership to the company totaling 5 facilities.  The goal is to work as a partner with leadership, key management, and all other stakeholders. 3-8 direct reports.
  • BA or BS Degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • 5-8 years of Human Resources experience inclusive of a Union
  • 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing/food processing environment a plus!
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Sarbanes Oxley compliance i.e. with a publicly traded company
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be agile, flexible, and solution orientated 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is plus
  • Must be able to work nights & weekends on occasion 
Job responsibilities
  • Key responsibilities include workforce planning and retention, change management, training, employee relations, and labor relations support.
  • Represents the Company in Union-related activities including negotiations, grievance resolution, arbitrations, etc.
  • In conjunction with the VP-Operations and Safety Manager, ensures Safety is the number one priority
  • Fosters a positive, and healthy relationship with the Union
  • Oversees and manages the contingent labor vendor strategy, relationships, mark up rates, and quality of employees
  • Drives engagement among the leadership team to ensure a top to bottom approach
  • Assists leadership in creating a positive environment, where employees feel valued and appreciated
  • Creates and fosters external facing partnerships with local companies, vendors and universities.  
  • Administers benefits programs such as medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, vacation and EAP. 
  • Takes ownership of the department’s Human Capital Management (HCM) and Time Keeping systems
  • Partners with the HR, Finance, and the Corporate office on Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements
  • Maintains records for employee transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Leads process improvement efforts and the implementation of technology (ESS) with a goal to improve efficiency and service levels to our internal customers
  • Interview’s candidates to fill vacant positions at Manager level & above
  • Plans and conducts new employee onboarding 
  • Coordinates and leads employee training, both mandatory and developmental
  • Partners with the Senior HR Director and VP-Operations to arrive at appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
  • Executes and Administers performance review program (PMR) to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization
  • Collaborates with respective partners on investigations of employee complaints, legal cases, accidents, etc.
  • Ensures Company programs and policies are compliant with Federal and State regulatory agencies 
  • Responsible for the annual HR Budget
  • Works to diffuse situations, but when necessary, conducts all exits in partnership with the hiring manager
  • Represents organization at employee-related hearings and investigations
$140,000- $160,000 annual salary (negotiable) , excellent benefits, PTO, 401K and more!  Relocation Assistance will be provided for the right candidate.
Apply- submit your updated resume in a word document. Please make sure the month/year for each employment listed.  If you have union experience, please make sure it is indicated on your resume.  If you are a match, you will be contacted by a ttg Talent Solution Executive Recruiter by phone and/or email. Please monitor your inbox/voice mail/junk folder.