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Spanish English Bilingual HR Manager

Position: Spanish English Bilingual HR Manager

Industry: Japanese Food Manufacturing company

Location: Industry, CA/Los Angeles area

Salary: $80K-100K

Status: Full time/Direct hire

Ref #: #29724


  • Facilitates a positive working relationship between management and the employees.
  • Responsible for all human resources functions.
  • Champions plant morale improvement through positive employee relations, activities, communications and management presence to ensure union free work place.
  • Maintains a positive HR reputation and ensures excellent customer service.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, as well as Corporate and plant policies and procedures. Ensures employees receive communicated policies and are informed about policy changes.
  • Advises and coaches management team on HR matters.
  • Investigates and assists management in the resolution of difficult situations in the plant.
  • Assists plant management in preparing plant for audits to ensure passing scores.
  • Counsels management on disciplinary procedures to ensure appropriate and fair disciplinary action is administered that will prevent legal ramifications
  • Analyzes compensation of outside market to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Conducts wage surveys within labor market.
  • Oversees the evaluation, classification and rating of hourly positions.
  • Counsels managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.
  • With management, administers the hiring process for salaried positions. Reviews qualifications of potential candidates and facilitates interview process. Makes job offers for salaried positions.
  • Manages and communicates employment, compensation, benefits and employee relations activities and coordinates work activities in support of the organization’s and/or human resources objectives.
  • Overall responsibility for maintenance of all employee personnel records.
  • Responsible for I-9 and Immigration compliance.
  • Oversees annual performance reviews and works with plant management in setting of goals and objectives.
  • With the assistance of in-house counsel, represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Administers compensation, benefits, performance management systems and safety programs.
  • Analyzes statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.
  • Analyzes training needs to design associate development, language training and health and safety programs. Coordinates ongoing training activities among individuals and teams to achieve organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Coordinates plant safety programs including the promotion of safety programs and training.
  • Ensures compliance with Company safety policies and OSHA regulations, and OSHA 300 log posting requirements.
  • Manage Worker’s Compensation program including filing claims, record keeping, has direct contact with insurance company and medical providers. Conducts accident investigations and implements accident prevention plans.
  • Prepares and follows budgets for human resources operations.
  • With the assistance of in-house counsel, maintains HR processes and decision making that are legally compliant, promotes profitable growth and supports Pocino’s desired culture and financial targets.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High level of confidentiality.


  • High School Diploma and 10 plus years HR management experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment.
  • PHR, SPHR Certification preferred.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in California employment law, compensation organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development.
  • Solid knowledge of business fundamentals including financial and operational elements.
  • Knowledge of employee safety (Cal OSHA) and food safety requirements.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS (ADP).
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Fluent in Spanish language (read & write) preferred.

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