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Human Resources Generalist

Constellation Brands

Gonzales, CA

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary:

HR Generalists are the "face of HR" for employees and management. They provide HR services related to labor and employee relations, compensation and recruiting. They interface with HR Programs on the delivery of standard, consistent HR processes and talent activities for individual employees and managers. Generalists typically support HRMs in support of their business units. Experienced or hi-potential generalists may own a client group, growing into the HRM role.
* "Face of HR" for management and employees
* Employee Advocate and HR Advisor on people related matters
* Culture builder
* Handle employee relations and discipline matters
* Complete HR activities for individual employees by location (job changes, comp changes hiring, terms, investigations, etc.)
* Facilitate and advise on all programmatic HR activities (goal setting, performance reviews, talent planning, salary planning, etc.)
* Execute on HR priorities and/or initiatives for their group


* Support winery and vineyard locations in Central Coast California
* In partnership with HR Manager, build and support Wine & Spirits Operations Internship Program to create robust external talent pipeline that supports strategic Ops recruiting plan
* Manage recruiting process for all non-exempt roles
* Perform day-to-day HR activities: routine employee relations and discipline matters, performance management, compensation/benefits, employee engagement and employee development.
* Complete routine HR activities for individual employees by functional Organization alignment (job changes, comp changes hiring, terms, investigations, etc.)
* Facilitate and advise on all programmatic HR activities (goal setting, performance reviews, talent planning, salary planning, etc.)
* Execute functional-level HR priorities and/or initiatives
* Consult and advise with investigations and discipline matters: however, will be involved in routine investigations with oversight from HR Manager as a shadowing/education opportunity
* Build strong relationships, internally within the HR team, with internal partners, as well as client group key leaders. This includes conducting 1:1s with client group key leaders at the manager/director level.
* Work closely with HR Managers to build and maintain relationships to client group employees across the US in field and home office locations, partnering with specialist teams when necessary.
* Prepare and/or ensure all documentation needed to maintain employee files in the HRIS is completed, such as: department transfers, salary changes, terminations, new hires, etc. Obtains approval from appropriate HRBP and work with HRIS team for processing and reporting.
* Assist with recruiting efforts from identifying the need to filling a position; by working with hiring manager to craft a job description, initiating the posting and partnering with talent acquisition team to fill the role, and potentially being part of the interview panel.
* Assist to ensure a proper onboarding experience for all new hires by working with the new hire directly and coaching the hiring manager.
* Be a Workday system expert
* Help facilitate personnel announcements for new hires, promotions, and departures
* Run and analyze ad-hoc reports from the HRIS.
* Work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization on sensitive and/or confidential information; create and maintain positive relationships with key internal and external customers.
* Ensure all human resources records and postings meet all Federal, State, and local requirements
* Provide training on existing programs, new programs, policy changes, company info, orientation/onboarding, etc; may be required to develop training material.
* Work with benefit administrator to manage employee disability & leave information, including supporting the interactive process with the employee.

Minimum Qualifications:
* 2-3 years of Human Resources-related experience
* Bachelor's degree required in Human Resources or a related discipline
* Excellent employee relations, teamwork and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate among all departments and levels of the organization
* Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations
* Must be able to handle highly confidential information
* Demonstrated ability to be successful in a fast-paced environment
* Demonstrated ability to be a change agent for key initiatives
* Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively to accomplish assignments, with minimal supervision
* Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
* Strong presentation and analytical ability
* Highly proficient in Microsoft applications
* HRIS experience; Workday preferred

Preferred Qualifications
* Bilingual (English-Spanish) highly preferred.
* PHR or SHRM-CP certification

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements
* On-site position.
* Local travel, 30% of the time
* Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, and work on a computer for extended periods
* Must have valid driver license
* May be exposed to production-operation areas

Gonzales, California

Additional Locations
King City, California, San Jose, California, Soledad, California

Job Type
Full time

Job Area
Human Resources

The salary range for this role is:
$67,700.00 - $99,500.00

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee's pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or org

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Job Posted:
Thursday, May 25th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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