Golden State Foods

HR Supervisor

Job ID
Human Resources



JOB SUMMARY:  Excellent growth opportunity for someone with strong regional human resources experience. If you have excellent communication skills, strong onboarding and change management experience, union experience, and have been a regional HR supervisor in Washington and Oregon, with 3-5 years experience, please read on! 


You will report to the Regional HR Manager in support of the Northwest facilities of Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) in Portland, Seattle, Spokane and Puyallup.  You will supervise/manage the day-to-day administration of human resources functions, record keeping, and special projects and ensure compliance with GSF, federal and state labor policies and procedures. There are approximately 300 associates in this region, including union and non-union hourly and exempt associates, working in a 24/7 distribution environment. 


This is a perfect position for a strong candidate to grow into a Manager and higher!


Act fast!  Interviews will be held during the week of 11/27-12/1/17.  



  1. Provides information and counseling to employees, including new employee orientation, benefits counseling, drug/alcohol testing, sexual harassment policies, company policies, payroll, etc. Posts federal and state rules and regulations (e.g., OSHA, DOT, etc.).  In union facilities, assists in handling grievance issues.  (45%)
  1. Supervises and coordinates the administration of human resources functions, including supervision of clerical support staff. (15%)
  1. Directs the maintenance of human resources materials, including personnel files, new hire forms, manuals, and other documents to ensure that files are current, confidential, complete, and in compliance with company and government regulations and deadlines. (15%)
  1. Disseminates human resources policies, procedures, and programs to ensure that all employees are well informed and work in compliance with policies and regulations. (5%)
  1. Provides guidance to managers and supervisors regarding implementation of human resources policies and procedures to ensure appropriate and fair human resources practices. (5%)
  1. Recruits and selects hourly and salaried employees by preparing and placing classified job advertisements, screening applications, testing and interviewing applicants, recommending applicants, and making job offers. (15%)
  1. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.


 Supervises up to two clerical and human resources staff.



  • Productivity/quality standards:  accuracy, timeliness, and thoroughness
  • Recruitment and selection of employees
  • Teamwork within and across departments
  • Communication
  • Facilitation
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Project/assignment standards
  • Employee development to meet GSF’s projected near- and mid-term objectives
  • Recruitment and retention of workforce to meet GSF’s diversity objectives
  • Safety standards and procedures:  employees


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:



Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, or a related field from an accredited college or university



3 to 6 years of work experience in general human resources, including supervisory experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • Relevant safety policies, practices and procedures (E)
  • General Human Resources policies and procedures (J)
  • Labor laws and regulations (J)
  • Employee relations concepts and generally accepted practices (J)
  • Supervisory concepts and techniques (J)
  • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (J)
  • Benefits policies and procedures, including insurance, health care, employee retirement, etc. (J)
  • Human resources computer systems (J)
  • Government policies and regulations related to Human Resources programs (B)

 Skill and ability to:

  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
  • Interact effectively with employees at all organizational levels
  • Identify problems or irregularities for early resolution
  • Prepare a variety of comprehensive administrative and technical documents and reports
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to employees
  • Train employees in Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Travel via airplane and drive an automobile
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed


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