Dec 04, 2020

Human Resources Manager

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Fresno, CA, USA
Human Resources

Job Description

Rich Products Corporation

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
PURPOSE STATEMENTThe Human Resouce Manager's responsibility is to provide effective professional leadership to the operation as concerns to Associate and labor relations. Also responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating policies, procedures and programs for the following areas: associate/labor relations, training and development, safety and worker's compensation, recruitment, wage and salary administration, benefit plan administration, associate services, human resources planning, equal employment and affirmative action.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMESDevelops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel, under the direction of the Plant Manager.
Plans, organizes, and controls all activities of the department. Participates in developing departmental goals, objectives, and systems with Plant Manager, and recommends necessary changes.
Implements and annually updates hourly compensation program; creates and updates job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys and assists Plant Manager in developing bonus objectives; analyzes compensation; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook on policies and procedures; performs benefits administration to include enrollment, claims resolution, change reporting, administration of COBRA and 401K, safety shoe program, educational reimbursement, flexible benefits program, managed care benefits, and CAP program. Administers drug and alcohol policy.
Coaches Department Leaders
Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports, and logs to confirm to EEO regulations.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt associates, interns, and temporary associates; conducts new-associate orientations; works with department leaders to develop career path programs
Evaluates reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Works with department leaders to develop and coordinates all training for associates, i.e., Mission: World Class, safety, policies and procedures, team skills, etc.
Consults with corporate legal and human resources on various issues.
Handles all unemployment claims, investigating and responding to EEO charges, and claims filed with Federal and State agencies.
Coaches department leaders in handling various disciplinary actions and attendance issues with associates.
Participates in disciplinary or termination proceedings involving individuals.
Attends seminars and/or classes to keep abreast of changes in the legal and human resources arena.
Keeps associates informed of all changes in human resources policies, counsels with associates on policies and personal problems.
Consults with Plant Manager in making appropriate adjustments to complaints received from management and hourly associates with Plant Manager, leads associate support team in addressing associate issues and concerns.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or related field required. MBA desirable.
Sound knowledge of all phases of Human Resources, including labor relations gained through (5) five to (7) seven years of experience as a generalist in a Human Resources environment, preferably in Manufacturing.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Familiarity with applicable state and federal regulations.
Personal leadership skills, ability to build relationships and influence others
Previous managerial experience required
Experience with unions a plus



Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department at [email protected] you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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