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Posted May 16th

HR Manager


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Rutherford Wine


Retailer and Production and Manufacturing

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Posted May 16th

HR Manager







Full Time

About The Position
The Human Resource Manager will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy.
Principal Relationships:
Reports to: General Manager
Supervises or manages: N/A
Interacts with: Company employees and outside vendors

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Administer bi-weekly payroll
•  Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
•  Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
•  Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
•  Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
•  Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organizations goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
•  Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
•  Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
•  Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
•  Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organizations human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
•  Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
•  Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
•  Develops and implements departmental budget.
•  Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
•  Performs other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

•  Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Masters degree preferred.
•  At least five years of human resource management experience required.
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•  Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
•  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
•  Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
•  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•  Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
•  Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
•  Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
•  Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
•  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
•  Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

Rutherford Wine Company’s Dedication to You:
•  Competitive benefits package including Medical, Vision, Dental and 401k contribution
•  A happy, pleasant, and relaxed work environment with work from home and multiple office location flexibility
•  Wine perks including a 50% wine discount
•  Wine education opportunities

Located in the Napa Valley, Rutherford Wine Company was founded in 2005 and is known for its flagship brand Rutherford Ranch. RWC is a family-owned winery with three generations committed to sustainability and the crafting of fine wines. Our Rutherford Ranch Winery and Estate Vineyards are certified sustainable by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. The family owned and managed Rutherford Wine Company offers a portfolio of wines that showcases the rich diversity of California’s premier growing regions. Some of our brands include Predator, Four Virtues, and the newly released premium brand Torcia.

Rutherford Wine Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Function Details
  • Reports To General Manager