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Sr. Human Resources Generalist

Vintage Wine Estates
Santa Rosa, California 95403
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Vintage Wine Estates is a collection of vintner family-owned winery estates and brands based in Santa Rosa, California. We are an industry leader across all sales channels and dedicated to providing wine consumers with a range of wine selections from $10 to $100 dollars. Vintage Wine Estates is a dynamic, growing organization seeking a Senior Human Resources Generalist to join our team. Customer service is central in our culture, with focus on both our external and our internal customers. We value individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoy working with a professional, results-driven team in a collaborative environment.

 The Senior Human Resources Generalist performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, performance management, policy implementation, government compliance and training. The position is responsible for the administration of the employee relations program and interfaces with employees and government agencies. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization.


  • Partners with employees and management to communicate and consistently apply various human resource policies, procedures, laws, standards and other government regulations
  • Manages employee relations issues through employee counseling, conflict management, performance management and any disciplinary action. Performs investigations as needed
  • Administers the performance appraisal process and assists managers with performance improvement plans (PIPs) and employee development plans
  • Conducts stay/exit interviews, summarizes findings and discusses trends/concerns with HR Director
  • Contributes to a positive team culture with solution-focused mindset and outcome-focused mentality; Collaborates readily with others to achieve best possible outcomes
  • Supports HR clients in a way that satisfies their inquiry and better equips them to navigate company processes including the use of self-service tools
  • Participates on the VWE culture development team
  • Tracks trends and developments in assigned functional areas; develops HR metrics and provides recommendations for best practices
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems
  • Prepares government reports related to EEO compliance or other HR functions
  • Special projects as assigned



  • Solid understanding of general HR practices with a deep understanding of generalist/employee relations areas
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment; identify potential issues and make good decisions
  • Personal credibility and impeccable record in working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent employee relations, teamwork, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record to identify and resolve sensitive issues and alert management to potential liability
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/work streams and deliver timely/quality results
  • Ability to manage one’s own time, prioritize responsibilities, keen sense of urgency when necessary
  • Team player and ability to maintain a positive outlook



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or a related field; advanced degree a plus
  • Seven+ years of HR generalist/Sr. generalist experience
  • Strong working knowledge of CA and Federal employment law
  • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office and HRIS systems, preferably ADP
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Shares company values of: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving and collaborative environment
  • Desire to help establish a world class HR department and drive to help move the company forward


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods
  • Must be able to speak and communicate clearly
  • Must be able to manipulate a computer keyboard that can involve repetitive motion
  • Job may sometimes require ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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Vintage Wine Estates
Santa Rosa, California 95403

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