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3 Jul 2019

West Coast Director of Human Resources – Oxnard, California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #35252

An  industry leading agriculture company is seeking a Director of Human Resources that will oversee and be responsible for all aspects of the human resources function, including the recruiting, hiring, orientation/indoctrination and training, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety and health, as well as the retention, and career/succession planning for the professional and general team member and to assure the administration of same, is consistent across the company. This position provides advice, counsel, and guidance to all levels of the company on issues related to the Human Resources, Employee Relations, and Benefit Administration of the company. Confers with all levels of management and implements human resources and company policies, procedures, and programs established and continuously reviews these policies, procedures and programs to assure they are keeping up with the ever changing regulatory and compliance laws.

Consults and assists all levels of management to ensure that uniform standards of working hours, overtime, vacations, leaves of absence/absenteeism, severance pay, holidays, and related policy areas are maintained. Oversees the administration of the company’s compensation program, including employee benefits, workers compensation, and the wage and salary function to include the annual performance evaluation process.

Counsels management and employees on all disciplinary actions and performance problems and assures that congruent action taken is fair and equitable across the company.

Prepares, secures approval for, and implements operating and expenditure budgets for the HR function, and operates within those guidelines.



  • Min. 8 years of experience in a Human Resources management role.
  • Experience with employee base of 500+ employees
  • Knowledge of effective development procedures for agricultural/growing organizations.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university. MBA preferred.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills at a level commensurate with the position. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with agricultural/food processing/manufacturing commodity companies who work on a year-round basis.
  • The ability to gain the respect and confidence of management by demonstrating integrity, intelligence, maturity, confidence, presence, technical expertise and a strong work ethic.
  • Results and people oriented, but have sound judgment—ability to balance other business considerations. Service oriented, but assertive/persuasive.
  • Knowledge of human resources record-keeping requirements and administration.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the firm.
  • Participative management style—advocate of team concept.

Please contact Tami Lister,


Job Categories: Human Resources. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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