Human Resources Manager

Foster Farms   •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Agriculture & Natural Resources


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

  • Function as the strategic HR partner to the leadership teams to support multiple locations
  • Partner with leaders to drive talent and performance management processes and solutions in both union and non-union work environment
  • Company liaison in matters involving collective bargaining, contract interpretation and dispute resolution
  • Manage the employment lifecycle from talent acquisition, onboarding, training and development, succession planning and off boarding
  • Lead the annual performance management process and work with managers to address employee and labor relations matters
  • Develop tools utilizing HR metrics to increase organizational effectiveness
  • Oversight for legal investigations, substantiation of claims and appropriate resolution
  • Provide leadership for employee health and wellness including review of initial treatment and assessment of work related injuries/illnesses, causation and prevention
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws and established EEO and AA action plans


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Human Resources, preferably in a union environment, preferably 3+ years in Human Resources Management position
  • 2 years Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law
  • Change agent with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinker with proven ability to drive continuous improvement and results
  • Strong organizational, leadership and follow through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated experience utilizing HRMS
  • Experience managing people in multiple locations
  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)
  • Must be able to submit and pass a criminal background check