Job Description

HR Manager - Manufacturing
Santa Maria, CA

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, communicate, and administer hourly and salaried HR policies and procedures.
  • Promote involvement and participation in business activities throughout our organization.  Be aware of employee concerns and problems, and the "pulse" of the organization.
  • Develop and administer training programs.
  • Administer benefit and insurance programs.
  • Actively work toward a safer organization and ensure compliance with all OSHA requirements.  Direct safety program within the plant.
  • Ensure legal requirements are met in human resources related areas.
  • Maintain hourly and salaried records and files.
  • Ensure counseling and discipline are handled consistently.  Ensure managers know how to administer counseling/discipline and maintain records.
  • Work with plant supervisors on the administration of performance evaluations.
  • Manage recruitment, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding of new employees.
  • Oversee the handling of grievances filed by the union through the proper steps.
  • Interpret and administer contract language consistently.
  • Act as a liaison between management and the union.
  • Provide direct supervision of the Plant Human Resources Administrator.



  • Basic knowledge of state and federal employment and labor laws.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline and five (5) years’ management experience.  Experience in a union, manufacturing environment preferred.

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