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Human Resources Manager (Manufacturing)

Land O' Lakes, Inc.
Tulare, CA
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Tulare, CA (USA)

Full time

Imagine what you can do at Land O'Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O'Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture's toughest challenges

Join the team at any Land O'Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you'll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress

Job Posting Title:
Human Resources Manager (Manufacturing)

Job Description:

The Human Resources Manager provides both tactical and strategic support and partnership at our dairy plant located in Tulare, CA. The individual partners with the Area HR Manager and team in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating HR activities. Supports efforts related to positive employee relations and takes a proactive role in shaping the plant environment to encourage continuous improvement and driving world class results in cost, quality, service, people, and environment

Job Description

Employee Relations Responsibilities:
  • Strong Leadership and knowledge of California Labor Laws including, Meal & Rest Breaks, Time Keeping Standards, Mandatory Training and provide guidance to Plant Leaders and teams
  • Leads initiatives to foster positive employee relations, an engaged workforce, a positive culture, and effective communication throughout the plant by working collaboratively with leaders and hourly employees
  • Leads Best Talent Survey Process and ensures robust action plans are created and executed
  • Provides guidance on the application and interpretation of policies and practices and ensures compliance with all applicable laws
  • Coaches leaders on how to solve employee relations issues
  • Partners with plant leadership to consistently and fairly apply disciplinary actions and improvement plans
  • Responds to employee complaints by leading investigations, researching issues, managing Connect Call responses, and serves as a contact person with outside agencies
  • Builds a working partnership with the Centers of Excellence, Director of Employee and Labor Relations and with Corporate Legal Counsel

Labor Relations Responsibilities:
  • Ability to represent the Company in collective bargaining, grievance handling, arbitration's and other union activities
  • Understands, interprets, provides guidance on, and ensures compliance with the terms of the labor agreement

Talent Management Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and supports recruiting strategies to attract and retain talent for both salaried and hourly positions
  • Manages selection process to include screening, interviewing, assessing candidates, and recommending finalists
  • Ensures recruiting strategies and sources are focused on achieving diversity goals and AAP actions
  • Implements corporate wide programs related to performance management, talent and succession planning, and career development
  • Supports learning and development strategy to include analyzing needs, delivering training, securing corporate training resources, and analyzing results
  • Ensures compliance related to required training

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Provides work direction to two HR administrative position and provides leadership and guidance on day to day work

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Three years' experience (minimum) in Human Resources with concentration in employee/labor relations and manufacturing required
  • Strong leadership, communication skills (in both small and large groups) and ability to influence, lead, and drive change in a complex manufacturing environment required
  • Proficient in California Labor Laws and current legislation
  • Ability to engage with employees of all levels in a manufacturing facility including "management by walking around."
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with local, regional, and corporate HR teams to achieve plant objectives
  • Experience in a unionized manufacturing environment
  • Ability to travel minimum 10% of the time, some overnight may be required

Highly Preferred:
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources, Labor Relations, or a related field is preferred
  • Human Resources certification (SPHR, PHR) preferred
  • Familiarity with ADP/E-Time payroll and Workday (ERP) systems
  • Project management experience applicable to Human Resources, cross-functional initiatives and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement
  • Proficient in California Labor Laws and current legislation
  • Working knowledge of financial statements/principles/concepts
  • Bold leadership style and outgoing personality to build and sustain relationships at all levels in the organization, and courage to respectfully challenge others to make solid business and people decisions
  • Strong verbal, written communication, presentation and facilitation skills. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience and career history with "Fortune 500" type companies strongly desired

Hours : This role may require off shift hours, weekends and/or holidays as needed

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

  • EOE is the Law (English | Spanish | Chinese)
  • EOE is the Law Supplement (English | Spanish | Chinese)
  • Land O'Lakes EOE Policy Statement
  • Pay Transparency Notice
  • Drug and Alcohol Policy

We are a fast-growing, farmer-owned agriculture and food cooperative working to overcome the world's greatest food challenges. Our unique farm-to-fork business model works across crop inputs and insights, animal nutrition, dairy foods and sustainability to get high quality food to those who need it. Land O'Lakes provides opportunities to build a career in a vibrant industry that allows you to play a critical role in delivering on this, and by working together to advance humanity and to help communities around the world



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Posted: 2019-09-29 Expires: 2019-10-30

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