Head of Human Resources - #8004S at Confidential - Salinas, California - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Head of Human Resources - #8004S

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Job Description: 
Welcome to our thriving family-owned enterprise, a cornerstone in the world of premium-quality vegetables. Nestled in the picturesque Salinas Valley, our company stands as a beacon of excellence, providing top tier produce year-round. As we continue to grow and expand our offerings, we remain deeply committed to preserving our intimate, small-scale culture—a testament to our dedication to quality and community.

What sets us apart is not just our vegetables, but our unwavering commitment to fostering success, building community, and sowing the seeds for a brighter future. Our dedication to excellence extends beyond our products to our people, and that's where you come in.

Joining our team means more than just a job—it's an opportunity to be part of something truly special. As a key member of our leadership team, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our company's future. You'll have the chance to contribute your expertise to our strategic initiatives, driving growth and innovation every step of the way.

It’s not just about the work. At our company, we believe in taking care of our team members like family. That's why we offer competitive benefits! We understand that happy, healthy employees are the cornerstone of our success, and we're committed to supporting your well-being every step of the way.

As a vertically integrated produce company, we're uniquely positioned to drive success at every stage of the supply chain. From seed to shelf, we're committed to quality, sustainability, and innovation, ensuring that our products are not only delicious but also responsibly sourced.

In short, our company is more than just a place to work—it's a community, a family, and a legacy of excellence. If you're passionate about making a difference, driving growth, and shaping the future of the produce industry, we'd love to have you on board. Come join us and be part of something truly extraordinary.
Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Drive the strategic design and execution of HR initiatives to align with our organizational vision.
  • Provide strategic counsel to the executive team on HR, talent management, and organizational growth.
  • Champion a holistic approach to HR functions, from talent acquisition to performance management.
  • Cultivate positive employee relations through effective communication and conflict resolution.
  • Craft competitive compensation and benefits packages to attract and retain top talent.
  • Lead initiatives that champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace.
  • Ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations through vigilant monitoring.
  • Develop and implement performance management processes that inspire excellence.
  • Guide and mentor the HR, Safety, and Training teams to achieve peak performance.
  • Extensive experience in progressive HR leadership roles, with significant tenure in senior leadership.
  • Deep knowledge of HR best practices, employment laws, and industry trends.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for driving cultural change and organizational growth.
  • Proficiency in HRIS systems and related technologies.
  • Relevant HR certifications (e.g., SPHR, SHRM-SCP) are preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is a plus.
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in leading cultural transformations and change management

This Job has a $1,000 Referral Reward!


If you would like to discuss this job opportunity in 100% confidentiality with a Joe Produce Search Consultant, please call Recruiting at 855-563-7763, or email recruiting@joeproduce.com

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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