Human Resources Generalist

Fresca Foods Louisville, CO, USA


$50,000 to $55,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Position Overview

The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for providing guidance, support, and coordination in the consistent and effective application of policies, procedures, and practices of the Human Resources department. This position will be tasked with ensuring the accurate completion of multiple administrative duties, which require a high level of organization, attention to detail, and the ability to juggle completing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions


  • Spearheads onboarding of certain hourly positions (maintenance, warehouse, quality assurance), including but not limited to job postings, applicant tracking, pre-screening, coordinating interviews, background checks, conducting new hire orientation, and other onboarding initiatives
  • Works closely with HR Recruiter in onboarding of Production and Sanitation associates
  • Stays current on hiring needs and takes a proactive and creative stance in finding qualified candidates

Customer Service (Internal)

  • Provides a pro-active, high level of customer service to employees, including prompt responses to emails/messages and assisting with questions/requests/concerns/grievances
  • Demonstrates a kind, professional demeanor to employees, applicants, and coworkers in both verbal and written communications


  • Inputs new hires into Paychex (HRIS), ensures all informational fields are correct, and maintains the database current
  • Runs a variety of reports through the HRIS system as needed
  • Assists in bi-weekly payroll processing activities, including but not limited to resignations, promotions, referral bonuses, direct deposit requests, PTO requests, and organizing and distributing paychecks
  • Ensures compliance with Form I-9 requirements and timely E-Verify, including tracking of Work Authorization Permits and corresponding expiration dates
  • Administers Leave of Absence program, including FMLA
  • Completes Employment Verification requests
  • Assists in prompt coordination of involuntary terminations
  • Assists in translation (English/Spanish) of employee communications
  • Assigns and deactivates building access badges as appropriate
  • Assigns employee lockers; maintains locker log up to date
  • Maintains employee files and candidate applications; ensures document retention requirements are met
  • Maintains up-to-date communication boards
  • Assist in coordinating employee teambuilding events/activities

Benefits Administration

  • Processes new enrollments and terminations (COBRA)
  • Ensures eligible employees are offered benefits
  • Other benefit duties as assigned

Employee Development

  • Takes a proactive stance in recommending, designing, and implementing employee soft skill training initiatives
  • Assists in implementation and ongoing improvement of the Performance Management system
  • Responsible for maintaining a food safe work environment and in the event it is perceived that it is compromised, action is to be taken which includes stopping the process and notifying the production supervisor, assistant supervisor, or lead on duty
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR Human Resources Certification through an accredited agency
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Human Resources

Skills & Knowledge

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish – both written and verbal) required
  • Demonstrated experience in high-level organization and attention to detail
  • Must be able to learn quickly and handle many tasks during the work week with accuracy and completeness
  • Great interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude
  • Strong level of proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must have a high degree of confidentiality
  • Must be able to work proactively and be focused on continuous improvement
  • Experience with payroll (HRIS) systems, a plus

Work Environment

  • Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Comfortable with a moderate noise level
  • Able to work in an environment with allergens


  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, FSA, pet insurance, 401(k) with company match, generous PTO, paid holidays, life insurance and short term disability insurance, bonuses
Fresca Foods

About Fresca Foods:

Based just outside Boulder, Colorado, Fresca Foods has supported the growth of the thriving natural foods industry for the last twenty years. Fresca is a manufacturing, supply chain and innovation partner for some of the world’s largest food companies, as well as some of the world’s most vibrant entrepreneurs. We are on a mission to transform the food system by improving how food is sourced, made, and delivered to consumers.

Safety is our first priority, and our commitment to excellence, our passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2018 Colorado Manufacturing of the Year, 2018 NEXTY Award Winner, and 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation. Fresca is also a leader in community service. We consistently receive high marks in ethical audits and give our time and resources to community organizations such as Community Food Share, Food Bank of the Rockies, and EFAA. Fresca has the fast-paced, high-growth, and creative energy of a start-up along with the longevity, growth opportunities, and scale of a larger company. The energy of our team is infectious, the work is challenging, and the opportunities for growth are abundant. The next ten years will be even more exciting than the last ten, and we are excited to welcome new highly motivated and talented team members to our family. The position will be part of a team that is deeply committed to the mission and the joy of great food. The company is in growth mode and will highly value applicants with the desire, drive, collaboration, and creativity to help shape the future of the company.

At Fresca, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Fresca Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal consideration regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. In addition, Fresca Foods is committed to equal pay for equal work. Differences in pay between substantially similar positions may be based on a variety of factors, including seniority, merit, quantity/quality of production, education/ training/ experience related to the position in question, geographic location of where the work is performed, or travel, if a regular and necessary condition of the job. The pay range indicated in this job posting represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.

Please, no third party inquiries.

Company website:

Company address: 195 CTC Blvd. Louisville CO 80027

Posted date: 26 days ago

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