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Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over 1,85 billion in 2017. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

Position Overview

Based out of our Southwest locationin Rancho Dominguez, CA, in order to further strengthen our national HR team we are currently seeking an:

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

(Southern California, CA)

Key Accountabilities

  • Strategy: Contribute to the operations/business strategy by helping to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes, in line with the organization's strategic goals and core values.
  • Labor and Employee Relations : Establish and maintain superior and trustworthy relations by partnering with both management and union leadership. Full cycle responsibility of effectively resolving complex employee and labor relations issues for favorable outcomes and risk mitigation. Direct involvement with matters connected with negotiation and adoption of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Legal & Compliance: Ensure compliance with all government entities and legal obligations to minimize risk to the organization in all HR related areas.
  • Engagement: Establishing engagement and on-boarding programs for a favorable and enriching employee experience
  • People Retention: Working closely with line leadership, develop effective strategies and reporting/tracking mechanisms to minimize turnover and optimize full engagement and productive contributions from all employees.
  • Workforce Planning: Drive effective WP by developing models and working with all levels of management in understanding talent, and forecasting and planning the headcount and talent pipeline requirements in line with the operations/business strategy. Setting of roles/responsibilities/performance expectations/knowledge-skill-ability requirements for all active positions, effectively solving related problems and constraints in order to have in place the proper quantity of employees with the right qualifications enabling attainment of business goals.
  • Policy Administration: Developing effective and sustainable policies, practices and processes that contribute to company growth and operating efficiency.
  • Performance: Drive the people & HR processes to maximize people performance and capabilities to meet current and future business requirements; that headcount needs and productivity targets are met.
  • Profile

  • Academic Degree: BS/BA in Business or Human Resources Management or related field, or equivalent in professional training and experience
  • Experience (years & type of experience): 7+ years of highly progressive Human Resources experience including knowledge in HR practices, policies & procedures, employee/labor relations, and state and federal labor law or equivalent
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills. Excellent influencing, facilitation, and coaching skills. Must have a solid track record in leveraging dotted line relationships, gaining effective buy-in and engagement from others
  • Strong problem-solving skills and decision making ability.
  • Highly analytical and strong attention to detail
  • Experience with process design or process improvement strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PPT), knowledge of software supported processes and reporting tools (HRIS/SuccessFactors)
  • Other expertise: good understanding and application of U.S. laws including HIPAA, PPACA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, FLSA and Wage and Hour Law.
  • Ability to travel: travel between site locations up to 20%.

  • Associated topics: advisor, business partner, consultant, generalist, human resources associate, human resources generalist, officer, operations partner, professional, representative

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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