Golden State Foods

Senior Human Resources Manager

Location US-GA-Conyers
Job ID
Human Resources


Manages all Human Resources functions and activities to ensure that GSF recruits and retains a qualified workforce to meet GSF and customer objectives.  Ensures compliance with labor, safety, and company rules and regulations.


  • Oversees the implementation, administration, and dissemination of information regarding all Human Resources functions including employment, labor relations, training, management development, employee programs, workers’ compensation, compensation, and benefits for exempt, non-exempt, and union employees, ensuring compliance with state, federal, and company policies, procedures, and regulations (e.g., FLSA, FMLA, EEO, ADA, Title VII). (40%)
  • Oversees the recruitment, selection, placement, and orientation of exempt, non-exempt, and hourly employees to achieve required staffing levels and selection of the best qualified candidates. (20%)
  • Oversees the administration of the company’s union contracts to ensure strong labor/management relations, compliance with contractual provisions, and smooth operations. (15%)
  • Develops and implements safety programs and practices to ensure compliance with GSF standards and regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA, DOT, etc.) and to provide a safe and healthy environment for GSF employees. (10%)
  • Administers performance management and appraisal programs to ensure program effectiveness. (10%)
  • Investigates employee grievances and harassment or discrimination concerns, taking the required actions to resolve problems and ensure a safe and productive work environment. (5%)
  • Adheres to food safety, quality and legal compliance. In the event of a crisis (i.e. product recall, fire, etc.) delegate responsibilities as outlined in the Crisis Communications and Management Guide.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.


Leadership Responsibility

Provides oversight of human resources programs serving several hundred employees; supervises small HR staff


Performance Categories

  • Productivity/quality standards:  accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Productivity/quality standards:  human resources recruitment and retention
  • Productivity/quality standards:  employee performance appraisal
  • Productivity/quality standards:  employee relations
  • Employee development
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Labor contract administration
  • Budget
  • Cost containment
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Project/assignment standards
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Safety standards and procedures:  employees



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or labor-related field from an accredited college or university



7 to 10 years of relevant work experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • General Human Resources policies and procedures (E)
  • Labor contracts and labor union environment (E)
  • OSHA, EEO, ADA, and related employment, labor, and safety rules and regulations (E)
  • GSF concepts, procedures, and regulations (E)
  • Management and supervisory concepts and techniques (E)
  • Recruitment and employment practices (J)
  • Relevant division concepts, procedures, and regulations (J)
  • Employee relations (J)
  • Training and employee development (J)
  • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (J)


Skill and ability to:

  • Negotiate effectively with labor unions
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Interpret labor or human resources anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees at all organizational levels verbally and in writing
  • Prepare a variety of comprehensive administrative and technical documents and reports
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to management, external agencies, and employees


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