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Job Number: 2160572

HR Manager
Union City, CA

The HR Manager is responsible for executing a wide variety of HR activities, including staffing, recruiting and onboarding, compensation and benefits, employee relations, employee engagement, company events, training and development, health and safety administration (OSHA and Workers' Comp) policy interpretation and application, compliance of labor laws/regulatory requirements and HR/Payroll System transactions.

A big part of this role is someone who is adept at running data reports in Ceridian and/or Workday for the executive team.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruiting - Responsible for Factory & Office recruitment and recruiting related activities, including but not limited to posting openings both internally and externally sourcing direct hire candidates, reviewing applications, applicant tracking, screening candidates, scheduling interviews, and all related follow-up through the offer and new hire process (including new hire orientation). Includes internal and external communications to HR, internal personnel, and candidates and partnering with local temp agencies. Also responsible for researching local market compensation.


Employee Relations
- Supports factory and office management and supervisors with employee relations issues. Provides interface with employees, offering information and support to help resolve issues. Conducts investigations into employee complaints or issues with appropriate documentation and sense of urgency. Keeps HR and entity leadership informed of situations that arise and may handle investigations or coach assigned management teams.

Worker's Compensation and Leaves of Absence - Partners with employee and insurance provider on any Worker's Compensation claims or Leave of Absence requests. Provides interface with employees, offering information and support to help resolve issues and/or pointing them toward available resources to assist them.

Health & Safety - Responsible for partnering with Lean Team on Health & Safety initiatives, including Safety Committee, training, and reporting. May also involve development of safety initiatives and Action Teams to resolve safety issues.

Benefits - Works closely with corporate benefits staff to prepare for Open Enrollment, coordinating open enrollment materials, employee communications, updating the system and resolving any issues that might arise. Assists employees with benefit issues, mid-year changes, new employee benefits enrollment, etc.

General HR Duties: Responsible for general HR support including (but not limited to) routine HR questions, company events such as Quarterly meetings (including ordering service awards and lunch), employee file maintenance, updating bulletin boards as needed, employment verifications, maintaining New Hire documents and creating New Hire packets. Also supports internal training and development programs and initiatives and prepares and accurately processes personnel actions via change forms, terminations, LOA requests in HRIS. Also responsible for Performance Review management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years solid, progressive HR experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment highly desired.
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business Administration, or Liberal Arts degree HRCI/SHRM credentials (PHR/SHRM-CP) a plus.
  • Solid working knowledge of state and Federal labor law, including wage & hour, benefits, worker's compensation, EEO requirements, FLSA, and CA labor law.
  • Familiarity with Ceridian/Dayforce and proficiency with MS Office suite.

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About Nelson:

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