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Manager Human Resources Plant Operations

Blue Diamond Growers
Salida, California 95356
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Job Summary:

 Leads the development of culture and workplace practices. Drives the management and implementation of Human Resources strategies and initiatives in a matrixed organization; working closely with the Site Director and serving as a member of the site leadership team.

 Job Duties:

  • Drives local implementation and execution of Global Manufacturing Operations (GMOPS) goals, objectives, strategies and tactics in alignment with HR functional priorities.
  • Operates as a trusted advisor to the site leadership.
  • Provides balanced leadership as a member of management as well as an employee advocate.
  • Coaches site leadership on the effective use of positive employee relations approaches and practices.
  • Provide visible presence on the production floor.
  • Leads processes and activities that foster BDG’s team-based culture, ensuring that team members are actively engaged, trust their leadership, feel listened to, recognized and have challenging work.
  • Anticipates and proactively addresses potential issues at the site level, managing expectations throughout.
  • Conducts investigations and develop Company position statements as needed.
  • Builds capability in both Frontline Leaders and Frontline Team Members through coaching, mentoring, and training.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance on performance management (career development, coaching, counseling, and progressive discipline) to all levels across the site.
  • Determines when and how to intervene at the individual, team, and site level.
  • Designs appropriate change interventions taking into consideration background, environment, and historical practices.
  • Partners with the Talent team ensuring the site has appropriate talent depth and a robust pipeline of future talent.
  • Drives the hiring, on-boarding, and maintaining of top quartile talent for all site positions.
  • Drives best practice sharing with peer HR Managers across the BDG sites; ensure a “one-team” approach across the site, GMOPS, and HR.
  • Effectively leads HR processes at the site ensuring leaders are prepared, team members understand linkages between processes and culture, and the processes are executed flawlessly.
  • Leads HR initiatives / projects, and/or serve as a Center of Expertise leader, to expand HR capability across the enterprise.  
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.



Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years of human resources management experience.
  • Other required type(s) of functional experience: (e.g. Production/Operations, Accounting, Forklift Operator, Inventory Control, etc.)
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • A pattern of collaboration and business partnering to achieve results.
  • Experience effectively managing in a matrixed structure.
  • Required to work varying shifts as needed to support a 24/7 workforce.
  • 10 years of human resources management experience.
  • Other job requirements (e.g. certifications/licenses, CPG experience, work overtime/weekends, etc.)

 Skills and experiences:

  • HR certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP).
  • Knowledge and experience with Federal and California employment law – CA/Fed leaves of absence, ADA, EEO, FLSA, etc
  • Prior supervisory and/or Employee Relations/Industrial Relations experience.
  • Experience in the food manufacturing or Consumer Packaged Goods industry.
  • Experience enabling Lean Manufacturing / Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) practices
  • Supervisory Responsibilities include direct report 1-5

 Physical Demands:

  • Sit/work at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Physically move throughout industrial facility, including climbing multiple flights of stairs, ladders, and tight access areas.

 Work Environment:

  • Work is conducted in an industrial office setting.
  •  Must be able to work in a plant environment being exposed to dust, high noise levels, extreme temperature and humidity fluctuations, fumes and odors from welding and other maintenance processes.
  • Able to make occasional trips throughout Central Valley of California.

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 Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital/familial status or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.  BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.


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Blue Diamond Growers
Salida, California 95356

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