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Human Resources Manager

Reports to Plant Manager (190 person facility) (Dairy or Food)

Location is Visalia, CA, area

Start date is ASAP



·          Provide HR expertise and assistance to enhance and promote our culture and values. Proactively provide solutions to business issues while supporting the attainment of goals and objectives related to Human Resources, such as: help drive organization efficiency, manage change with a positive approach and assist with establishing Human Resources best practices. Communicate and demonstrate the company culture and foster positive employee relations. Contribute to team success by actively participating as a member of the team to move toward the completion of team goals while ensuring high-quality output.

·          Promptly notify management of any issues affecting employees or compromising Company policies and expectations no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job by accurately checking processes and keeping “pulse” on employee environment. Participate with or assist supervisors and managers in employee coaching, disciplinary actions and investigations to assure fairness, consistency and adherence to Company policies. Act as a resource for all plant personnel on policies and procedures related to Human Resources and benefits. Conduct thorough investigations, consulting with Regional and Plant management with resulting outcomes and conclusion and provided feedback and/or corrective actions as necessary. Take positive action to resolve the conflict in a way that addresses the issue, dissipates the conflict and maintains the relationship. Use appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between people. Ensure legal compliance with all state and federal regulations in all areas of Human Resources (i.e. Compensation, benefits, Affirmative Action, recruitment, labor relations, etc). Interpret and apply company policies and practices consistently while considering the mutual best interests of the employee, management and Company.

·          Oversee the internal job posting process for compliance and fairness purposes. Assist with external recruitment (creating ads, requesting background checks, screening applications, conducting interviews, maintaining logs, paperwork and ensure Affirmative Action compliance). Participate in the interview process and actively identify candidates that are a “good fit” for the organization. Coordinate and conduct new hire orientation with support of plant supervision and management. Review/revise job descriptions annually, when changes to job duties occur or when positions become vacant.

·          Oversee the COBRA, FMLA/CFRA/STD process. Perform relative duties in the company’s HRIS and Kronos, maintain the Attendance Tracker system and the personnel files in accordance with retention requirements. Manage the annual open enrollment process. Assist employees with questions or problem resolution. Respond to requests for unemployment benefit/wage verifications. Proactively administer Workers’ Compensation claims to include claims reporting to the carrier; acting as a liaison between the employee, medical providers and the carrier; and ensuring status follow-up on claims by communicating appropriate information to managers and supervisors.

·          Assist with safety duties as required such as assisting with incident investigations (ie. Root Cause Analysis (RCAs)) and participate in the plant’s safety committee meetings.

·          Communicate and demonstrate the Company culture and foster positive employee relations. Lead change initiatives with a positive approach. Remain approachable and visible to employees at all times and assist as needed. Conduct plant walkthroughs regularly to be accessible to employees in the plant. Use good listening skills, feedback tools and follow-up to influence, coach and assist others. Coordinate/participate on plant committees to plan employee functions and activities (i.e. Picnics, holiday luncheons, etc.). Coordinate, promote and conduct employee meetings with plant management. Seek opportunities to develop collaborative working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of goals.

·          Design, develop, and prepare presentation and training materials in order to rollout new/updated employee training programs, policies and recognition awards while consulting with Regional and Plant management to enhance employee growth and awareness of labor laws and Company expectations.

·          Accomplish various administrative duties related to Human Resources such as maintaining organized personnel files with respect to record retention and filing guidelines and personal (HR) office.

·          Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as assigned. Perform project work in all areas as required. Assist in internal and external audits of Human Resources processes.


·          Values that align with our culture: Efficiency through Simplicity, Family Environment, Ownership and Commitment, Hands-on Approach, Passion.

·          Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, business or related field and a minimum of 5 years of Human Resources management experience in a dairy/food processing environment or the equivalent in training, experience and education. HR certification and/or SHRM membership preferred. Previous Health & Safety experience is an asset.

·          Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel & PowerPoint required along with previous HRIS/KRONOS experience.

·          Detail oriented, organized, efficient, approachable, friendly, customer service-oriented.

·          Professional, maintains confidentiality, energetic, team player, creative with initiative.

·          Reliable, consistent attendance and available to work on all shifts, overtime or holidays as required to resolve issues and/or evaluate employee environment.

·          Strong communication ability (i.e. verbal & written). Bilingual in Spanish is an asset.  

Resumes to:


Questions? Jeff Dodd 360-301-4075

HR Generalist - Family HealthCare Network

Start: 4/21/2016

End Posting: 6/21/2016

Contact information: Mayra Baca-HR Specialist,

(559) 737-4736


Summary of Duties:
Manages the employee health and welfare and retirement benefit programs. Manages employee leaves of absence and reasonable accommodation compliance by working with the HR Specialist. Manages job set up and employee compensation. Manages the Workers’ Compensation program by working with the HR Specialist. Manages HRIS including problem solving and training staff on the software and updates. Performs other duties as assigned.

Possesses specific advanced knowledge skills, including written and verbal communications skills, computational, computer and technical skills, and mathematical knowledge frequently acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree program with a recognized major. Performance of the duties and responsibilities of the job requires the equivalent of formal training in human resources, usually in the form of a major in Human Resources Management as part of a Bachelor’s Degree program. Employees must have a thorough understanding of the theory of the profession in order to determine “why” things are done. Keeps abreast of Human Resources laws and regulations on an ongoing basis. Ability to prepare more complex documents in Microsoft Word, including creating tables, charts, graphs and other elements. Ability to use Microsoft Excel to analyze data, including the use of formulas, functions, lookup tables and other standard spreadsheet elements. Ability to develop sophisticated presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, including the use of embedded objects, transitions and other elements.

Customer Service Representative - Insurance

NSE Insurance Agencies, Inc. – Exeter / Tulare, CA

Founded in 1912, NSE Insurance is a respected and established independent insurance agency providing commercial, farm, health and personal insurance solutions. From our offices in Exeter and Tulare, we serve businesses and families throughout our Central Valley. We take pride in knowing every day we are helping protect our clients.

Some great reasons to work at NSE…

  • We operate as a professional team with a fun and friendly working environment
  • Our company’s commitment to work/family life balance and community service
  • We provide competitive salaries with holiday time and paid time off
  • Great benefits, including company paid health insurance and retirement plan
  • Opportunities for professional growth

We are seeking enthusiastic and career driven individuals for multiple roles in our office:

Commercial Lines CSR 

Personal Lines CSR 

Life & Health CSR

 Duties to include:

  • Providing professional, prompt and friendly customer service. Including receiving incoming calls from clients and prospective clients, quoting new business, processing policy changes, billing, inquiries, accepting and processing payments, explaining current coverage, offering recommendations for coverage changes or additional lines of business following policy retention procedures and general policy service to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Our ideal employee for this position will have:

  • Insurance experience, however this is not mandatory as we will train the right candidate
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and active listening
  • Customer service background / experience
  • A collaborative team oriented attitude
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • A strong desire to learn with an ambitious outlook


If you would like to join our team please email your resume to Sienna Guerrero,



8080 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 205, Fresno, CA 93711

Client Company is seeking a strong HR Manager for its corporate office in Fresno, Ca. Position will support multiple locations throughout California with over 200 diverse employees although travel is minimal, if any. The right person will thrive in a rapidly changing environment, loves managing multiple projects at once, solving people problems and can communicate effectively with all levels including outside counsel. 

  • A Natural Leader. You build relationships quickly. People look to you for direction and feel supported by you. You are up to the challenge…no day is ever the same.
  • Self-Driven. You have superior organizational skills, integrity and great follow through on tasks. You don't get overwhelmed easily.
  • The Consummate Professional. You are well-spoken on the phone, webinars, email and in-person. You lead by example.
  • A Team Player. You are able to hit the ground running. You are able to manage a developing HR team. No job is above your pay grade as you mentor others to perform at their highest potential.
  • Act as a key consultant to management on Human Resource issues by identifying problem areas, proposing solutions to correct any issues, and executing those solutions in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all members of management apply all policies and regulations in a consistent manner by performing periodic audits of employee related actions.
  •  Assist all members of management in communicating expected goals and objectives to their direct reports.
  •  Manage the recruitment process for all hiring - both internal and external, in consultation with the management team; provide onboarding and new employee orientations via webinar; ensure new hire paper is processed accurately and efficiently.
  • Ensure all governmental and regulatory requirements are met by maintaining accurate records, submitting all reports in a timely manner and insisting that all employees follow the required legal guidelines without deviation.
  •  Administer performance management and leadership training processes.
  • Ensure monitoring and timely evaluation of employee work results by training management to coach and discipline employees


8080 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 205, Fresno, CA 93711
  • Create, revise and develop policies and procedures , in partnership with outside counsel, and ensure that all communications surrounding all policies are clear and documented
  • Manage all work related or non-work related leave of absences, workers compensation claims, and the coordination of the return-to-work process.
  • Provide oversight and supervision to Payroll & Benefits Administrator to ensure compliance with all payroll and benefits related issues. ADP payroll and time & attendance experience is a must for appropriate oversight.
  • Ensure compliance with 401k administration requirements.
  •  Work with and at the direction of outside counsel in employment litigation matters and/or internal investigations.
  • Perform any other duties or participate in special projects as assigned by the President or her designees.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive HR management experience including management of small HR staff.
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
  •  Bi-lingual in English and Spanish would be an asset and is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of California employment laws, particularly wage and hour, and HR best practices.
  • Experience in internal investigations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  •  Ability to work well under pressure with limited resources and strong personalities. Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to objectively and proactively coach management through employee issues that may be complex, difficult and emotional.
  • Ability to research and analyze various different types of data.
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations or government law.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong facilitation skills.
Submit cover letter, resume, and compensation requirements to (no phone calls please):
Aimee Kircher, Esq., SPHR
Central Valley HR Solutions

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