• Human Resources Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Fairfield
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    GrowthMindset is seeking a Human Resources Manager for a direct hire position in Fairfield, CA with one of our leading clients. 


    The Human Resources Manager is a strategic member of the leadership team.


    The incumbent will function as the key HR Business Partner in a multi-location capacity and will be an instrumental part of the plant leadership team. The key focus areas include developing the HR strategy (A3) driving a proactive talent agenda (workforce planning, pipeline improvement, learning and development, campus partnerships, performance management, diversity and inclusion), partnering to deliver year-over-year employee engagement improvement and streamlining HR administrivia while driving continuous improvement and compliance. The role is also expected to provide counsel and guidance to the Plant Director, functional managers and supervisors to help ensure personal effectiveness and maximum plant performance.


    • In collaboration with plant management and senior human resource leadership, develops and executes the strategic HR plan (A3) for the location. 
    • Partners to assess the current condition of the talent pipeline relative to current and future business needs and drives month-over-month improvement in addition to the standard annual talent processes (talent reviews, succession planning, action plan tracking).
    • Plans and implements recruitment and selection efforts; educates hiring managers about the selection process; takes proactive measures to ensure a diverse workforce.
    • Oversees learning and development activities; recommends and conducts appropriate training and development (Levels program; technical training; leadership training)
    • Ensures performance management is accurate, equitable and timely; supports management in addressing performance issues on a daily basis.
    • Manages compensation programs that are fair and equitable through job evaluation, wage and hour regulations, and participation in local and regional wage surveys; reviews and recommends Pay for Performance and Skill Based Pay to ensure equity and consistency
    • Partners to drive year over year engagement improvement with a focus on ensuring engagement is a “daily activity” at the plant.  This is in addition to conducting the Global Engagement Survey, developing action plans monitoring results and engagement committee progress.
    • Relentlessly drives for more efficiency/effectiveness in the HR processes to minimize time spent on low value add activities. 
    • Responsible at plant level for management of all HR policies and practices.
    • Partners to administers benefits programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, life insurance, 401(k), short term disability, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and others
    • Ensures employee relations activities occur (such as safety events, picnics, newsletters, service awards, employee recognition, and social responsibility functions); actively participates in the planning and organizing
    • Ensures full compliance with all relevant federal and state laws and governmental regulations and makes recommendations to mitigate risk
    • Travel 10%


    • Bachelor’s degree required; major in Human Resources Management preferred; Master’s degree desirable.
    • Minimum of seven years HR Manager experience in a manufacturing environment required
    • HR Manager experience in California is preferred
    • Exceptional strategic thinking, problem-solving and execution capability
    • Ability to take initiative and work independently with little to no direct supervision
    • Ability to prioritize work; handle multiple tasks simultaneously; set goals and meet deadline while maintaining flexibility to reassess and prioritize goals
    • Ability to deal with difficult individuals/situations while maintaining composure, using good judgment and fairness at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to function as a contributing member and leader of various work teams and demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to diversity issues



    Leadership Framework Competencies

    Core Competencies:

    • Customer Focus
    • Learning on the Fly
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Drive for Results

    3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies:

    Building Effective Teams

    Managerial Courage

    Motivating Others

    Managing Diversity

    Choose an item.




    • Corporate Management
    • Plant Management
    • All Plant Employees


    Work Environment: Plant Manufacturing Setting


    • What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
    • Must have Human Resources Manager experience in the state of California.
    • Must be degreed.
    • Must have experience in a 24-hour, manufacturing facility.
    • Must have a strategic approach and experience with employee engagement, recruiting, talent development, and training.
    • Must have experience with time keeping and processing payroll.
    What are the nice-to-have skills?
    Experience coordinating major events for the employees.
    What is exciting about this opportunity? 
    This is an opportunity to be a strategic member of the leadership team in one of the company's larger plants.


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