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VP of Human Resources

Overhill Farms Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Talent Acquisition and Retention

  • Identify and diagnose talent and organizational issues, and partner with business leaders to implement solutions.

  • Develop new recruiting sources and retention programs.

    Training, Development and Succession Planning

  • Partner with executive leaders to ensure a solid succession plan is in place for all critical roles.

  • Develop and lead training across multiple levels and topics – from production efficiencies to executive development.

  • Lead culture and develop action plans to ensure a positive, engaging, and productive workplace.

  • Engage in the new employee orientation process to ensure that employees are welcomed into the company and understand the company policies, benefits, employment standards and culture.

    Collective Bargaining

  • Manage full range of the collective bargaining process – from pre-negotiation strategy to new CBA implementation.

  • Ensure the letter and spirit of the CBA are implemented including grievance resolution, mediations and arbitrations.

Compensation and HR Administration

  • Coordinate workers’ compensation program, including management of claims and proactive prevention of work-related incidents.

  • Design, implement, and maintain compensation program to ensure external competitiveness and internal equity.

  • Implement, integrate, maintain and utilize various HR systems such as HRIS/Payroll and employee service, applicant tracking systems, learning management tracking, performance management.

  • Develop department goals, objectives, and systems.


  • A minimum of 10 years of prior Human Resources Generalist and Leadership experience
  • Manufacturing environment experience, in the food industry, is preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong working knowledge of California Employment Law, governmental guidelines, regulatory agencies and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Experience supporting unionized client groups
  • Experience with the administration and oversight of benefits, payroll, worker’s comp planning, insurance agreements, and labor relations.
  • Bi-Lingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Knowledge of payroll systems – particularly UltiPro and Kronos are preferred.

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Comfortable working in a manufacturing plant and corporate environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute in a fast-paced culture.
  • In-depth understanding of the core aspects of Human Resource Management (staffing; employee relations; labor relations, performance management; leadership development; training; compensation)
  • Ability to think strategically and translate concepts into actionable items
  • Previous talent management and succession planning experience
  • Proven ability to develop solutions and influence decision making
  • Must possess executive presence to include very strong communication skills
  • Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment and a matrix organization
  • Must possess consultative style and approach with proven ability to develop credible relationships with business partners
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong MS Office Skills particularly Excel.

Educational Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; major in Industrial/Labor Relations, Human Resources Management, psychology, or other related degrees preferred.

Overhill Farms

Why Work Here?

Great benefits, and lots of room for growth.

Overhill Farms is a leading custom manufacturer of high quality prepared frozen foods, serving customers in the branded retail, private label and foodservice sectors. We provide a one-stop solution that offers new product development or precise replication of existing recipes as well as product manufacturing and packaging.


2727 E Vernon Ave Los Angeles, Ca 90058
Los Angeles, CA

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