Senior HR Generalist - RSJ Swenson - West Sacramento, CA

16 Oct 2017 6:35 PM | Anonymous

Senior HR Generalist - West Sacramento, CA 

About the Position

This position, in our West Sacramento office, supports our management team, ensures compliance with labor laws and regulations, and handle day-to-day employee relations issues. In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the HR counterpart in our Southern California office to ensure consistency in performance management, training and development.  The position will report to the General Manager, with a dotted line relationship directly to the President JFD.  We anticipate a mid- to late-November start date.

About Jacmar Foodservice Distribution

Jacmar Foodservice Distribution (JFD) has been a leading independent distributor in the southwest for over fifty years. We have two state of the art distribution centers in southern and northern California. We carry thousands of items for all types of restaurants. We service many Italian restaurants and local pizzerias as well as white tablecloth, delicatessens, full service, quick serve, and fast food restaurants. We provide all our employees with an opportunity for personal and professional growth, and we enjoy working together as a team to provide supply chain solutions for our foodservice customers/partners.

Please visit our website at for more information.

About You

Largely a HR department of one, this role demands an experienced and extremely knowledgeable HR professional who can work independently. You have the ability to effectively work with our management team, office staff and truck drivers, as well as advise senior leadership of HR issues.  You have the ability to effectively multi-task and juggle many different balls while providing incredible customer service to our employees and management team.  Communication (verbal, written) is essential to your success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in partnership with leadership to communicate and implement HR programs that support business goals and drive results.
  • Responsible for effective execution of all Human Resources processes and procedures.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and liaise with management and union representatives.
  • Objectively assess and bring to resolution employee relations issues.
  • Consult with managers/employees to understand training and development needs, and advise accordingly.
  • Counsel Managers through challenging performance management situations. Manage Human Resources policies and procedures to ensure corporate and legal compliance.
  • Oversee the New Hire Orientation and Onboarding program
  • Manage the exit interview and stay interview process
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience senior HR/Generalist experience
  • Solid working knowledge of employment laws (federal and state)
  • Experience working in union environments

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Human Resources Certification (SHRM, SPHR, PHR) Certification
  • 5 years of experience in Human Resources with a demonstrated and proven responsibility as the primary advisor for employee relations issues
  • Experience in transportation industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Competitive base salary plus full benefits (health, life, dental) and 401(k) participation.  Paid vacation and sick days.

We do not pay for relocation.

Jacmar Foodservice Distribution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our HR Consulting firm, RSJ/Swenson, is assisting us with this search.  Please visit their website at

Please no phone calls 

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