Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Human Resources Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/1/2018 1:28 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Human Resources
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    First Shift
  • Overview

    Reporting to the EVP, Human Resources, the Corporate Human Resources Manager will be responsible for overseeing all human resources activities and initiatives associated with assigned client groups, Corporate and Field employees, acting as strategic partner with business executives and leadership team to provide comprehensive and integrated HR support. A strong understanding of practical and applicable organization processes and structures, combined with human resource expertise is critical. Responsible for supporting corporate initiatives on general HR issues such as compensation, employee relations, recruitment, relocation, diversity, training and organizational development in conjunction with home office HR team.


    • Guides assigned client group’s leadership team on matters of organizational development and design, development and implementation of strategies for talent acquisition, employee development and training, performance management, employee communication and change management. Acts as a liaison with recruitment, compensation and benefits, systems training and consulting, talent management and employee relations to ensure that all human resources needs are communicated and managed to meet the needs of the business.
    • Develops and implements communication and change management strategies to assist both corporate and field employees in adapting to changes in the workplace that result from organizational changes.
    • Oversees and collaborates in proactive manpower planning activities associated with the rollout of complex company initiatives. Oversees the development and consistent application of policies that support the growth of the company within fiscal requirements.
    • Designs, develops, and implements the human resources strategic plan through the understanding of the company’s business goals and objectives, operating environment, culture, opportunities and constraints.
    • Supports the business process by providing human resources expertise that enhances communication, and facilitates the design of strategies to attract, retain, and develop talent.
    • Facilitates effective communication to provide cohesive and productive interactions with all departments of the HR team.
    • Assesses effectiveness of the organizational structure including staffing levels and job responsibilities. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends appropriate actions to address development needs for all levels within the assigned client groups.
    • Participates in Companywide initiatives/projects acting as Corporate HR representative to provide direction and information on user needs and best practices, identifying interdependencies which have a people impact, and influencing the decisions made.
    • Responsible for maintaining and employee records and HR system data integrity.
    • Manages the process to establish and implement human resources best practices.



    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of Human Resources,
    • Knowledge of HR strategies: workforce planning and development, talent management and administrative functions.
    • Knowledge of Federal, State and local labor and employment laws (i.e. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, FLSA and EEO regulations).
    • Experience working with MS Office and Kronos (or similar HR systems) preferred.
    • Experience supporting nation-wide employee populations in an HR support role.
    • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
    • Experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, resolving service issues and reconciling differences.
    • Experience leading or supporting organization design and change management initiatives.
    • Experience coaching /counseling management at the executive level.
    • At least 2 years of experience of direct leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.
    • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree/MBA.
    • Preferred certification as PHR or SPHR.
    • Experience with California Employment Law.


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