Sr. Human Resource Manager - Livingston

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Foster Farms
Livingston, CA 95334
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is 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 TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Range: $126,500 to $148,500 per year

Purpose of Position:

The role of the Sr. HR Manager is an exciting opportunity to partner with operations as well as manages the Employee and Labor Relations functions of the Chicken Manufacturing Plant, to ensure sound morale, a safe work environment and training of Management Personnel to meet the Company’s short-and-long-term goals.  Coordinates implementation of services, policies and programs through Human Resources staff, including but not limited to: recruiting and staffing logistics, performance management and improvement systems, organizational development, compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting, employee orientation, development and training, policy development and documentation, compensation and benefits administration and employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.


  • Serve and provide onsite HR leadership and support for facilities -acting as main point of contact for all recruitment, benefits, payroll, and employee relations issues.
  • Participate in and lead key HR initiatives, including staffing, management training, performance management, organization planning, compensation planning, and employee development.
  • Understand dynamics and key business priorities of client groups to provide coaching to business leaders on effectively managing and leading our organizations.
  • Assume leadership role in resolving employee relations issues, coaching managers through the process.
  • Advocate and offer guidance to employees concerning work-related issues and work to resolve issues in a proactive and positive manner.
  • Interpret and implement HR policies, practices and procedures when questions arise (vacation, parental leave, etc.).
  • Manage staffing process, working with hiring managers and talent acquisition team to identify objective recruitment strategies, as well as ensure diverse candidate slates and top-quality candidate selection.
  • Manage performance activities / initiatives in collaboration with legal and labor relations.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience in HR Management.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Human Resources or a business-related field.
  • Experience in a union environment, managing a collective bargaining agreement.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP (a strong plus)       
  • Proven track record in creating and maintaining employee communications strategies and employee engagement plans and initiatives including recognition, employee engagement events and strategies for collecting employee feedback and creating action plans to address employee concerns and ideas.
  • Proven work experience leading recruiting efforts for a Manufacturing facility for hourly plant and plant management positions.
  • Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, behavioral etc.)
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes (video interviewing, phone interviewing, reference check etc.)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Candidate Management Systems (CMS)
  • Hands-on experience with recruiting software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (LAWSON and Kronos) or Human Resource Management Systems (Workday)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinker with proven ability to drive continuous improvement and results.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new TEAM Members.


United States