HR Generalist


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Central California Baking
701 Industrial Dr

Indulge in Tradition

Central California Baking Company is part of United States Bakery founded in 1906 in the Pacific Northwest and has become one of country’s most successful bakeries. We produce a variety of baked products, marketed under a wide range of premium labels, all made with quality ingredients and a superior baking process. We employ over 4,000 employees and distribute our products in Alaska, Idaho, California, Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Take your career to the next level and join our exciting team. Franz offers employees excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation
  • Comprehensive Healthcare
  • Pension and Retirement funds
  • Discount Franz Products

We are seeking a HR Generalist to join our hard working and fast-paced team. The experienced HR Generalist will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise along with assisting in providing a wide range of HR support and advice. The HR Generalist will play a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on recruitment, terminations, performance management, employee relations and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and the management team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Functions as HR contact for the Division.  Ensures consistent application of HR policies, practices, procedures and compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Organizes, coordinates and implements the recruitment process which includes: identifying most effective coordinating sourcing channels (social media sourcing, colleges/universities, trade schools, referrals, job fairs, on-line job boards appropriate for the job. Monitor channels’ effectiveness.
  • Partners with hiring managers/supervisors to identify and understand personnel needs, job specifications, duties, qualifications and skills necessary to recruit for the position. 
  • Assesses potential candidates for fit within the position identified including skills, education and experience
  • Oversees internal posting process and ensure managers and employees understand and adhere to process.
  • Coordinates and promotes employee referral program.
  • Conducts pre & post employment processing to include: testing, criminal background, motor vehicle, e-verify, reference checks schedules drug screens, drive tests, physicals and other related recruitment duties.
  • Conducts new hire orientation.
  • Monitors and ensures adherence to recruiting standards and process compliance.
  • Investigates and initiates partnerships with appropriate EEO/AAP outreach agencies. 
  • Maintains applicant tracking system and associated AAP related processing.
  • Ensures position descriptions are up to date and develops standardized interview guides.
  • Other generalist duties to include:
    • Recommending new approaches, policies and procedures to maintain efficient and effective services.
    • Conducting exit interviews.   
    • Works with time-sensitive deadliness. 
    • Adherence to the Company’s Core Values.
    • Conducts other related duties of which the above are representative.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years’ experience in the human resource profession, or the equivalent in work experience.
  • Experience working with a unionized workforce as a Human Resources Manager is preferred.
  • Manufacturing and/or distribution experience is preferred.
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification is preferred.
  • Effective communication skills – written, verbal and listening skills.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, confidentiality laws, OSHA safety laws and Employment laws.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at a time.
  • Ability to travel on an as needed basis.

Central California Baking Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity