Golden State Foods

  • Senior Human Resources Representative

    Location US-WA-Kent
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Quality Custom Distribution is currently seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Human Resources Representative to join the Kent, Washington facility supporting Starbucks distribution!


    Get To Know Us!

    Established in 2006 as a division of Golden State Foods, Quality Custom Distribution (QCD) provides custom distribution services to iconic customers throughout the United States. Headquartered in Irvine, California, QCD is values-based and services thousands of restaurants throughout the U.S. In 2016, the company formed QCD Rocky Mountain to better service customers in the Rockies geographic region. Today, QCD provides over 17,000 deliveries a week from 19 Distribution Centers strategically located throughout the country. The company and associates also supports the GSF Foundation for kids, a non-profit organization to help children and families in need.



    Senior Human Resources Representative

    Partners with operations team to assist in the implementation of human resources administration and payroll, including records maintenance, clerical support, legal compliance issues, training, employee service programs, union related opportunities, and administers state or federally mandated programs, including worker's compensation claims.



    1. Processes paperwork and performs a variety of clerical tasks to support Human Resources administration, including payroll, recruitment, staffing, preparation of workers’ compensation claims, completion of new employee paperwork, conducts new employee orientation, support of accounting functions, employment verification and routine correspondence. (25%)
    1. Maintains Human Resources records and files for all GSF employees (e.g., employee status change, address change, job bids, pay rate changes, etc.) to ensure compliance with GSF, federal, and state regulations and policies. (20%)
    1. Recruits and selects hourly employees by preparing and placing job advertisements, screening applications, interviewing applicants and making job offers. (15%)
    1. Administers sick leave policy, including short- and long-term disability, and medical/family medical leaves and handles all corresponding paperwork. In union facilities, administers the attendance control system and all corresponding reports and paperwork which include disciplinary notices. (10%)
    1. In union facilities, administers the job bid process, disciplinary notices, initial steps of the grievance process, termination paperwork, processes health and welfare benefits paperwork. (10%)
    1. Prepares the state mandated AQMD vehicle reduction plan and administers all corresponding programs and actions from the plan such as, carpooling, incentive plans, etc. (10%)
    1. Assist in the preparation of special reports and projects, such at attendance tracking, safety performance, employee activities, vending reimbursements, etc. (5%)
    1. Coordinates and provides assistance and information to employee’s benefits information, workers compensation, accident reports, human resources policies and procedures. Performs all other related and assigned duties as necessary. (5%)


    Not applicable.



    • Productivity/quality standards:  accuracy, timeliness, and thoroughness
    • Teamwork within and across departments
    • Communication
    • Professional attitude and demeanor
    • Attendance and punctuality
    • Organization and attention to detail
    • Project/assignment standards
    • Labor standards and laws
    • Safety standards and procedures:  employees


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:



    High school diploma or equivalency and up to 18 months of post high school education

    PHR certification a plus!



    7 to 10 years of relevant work experience


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


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

    • Filing and record-keeping procedures and systems (B)
    • General Human Resources policies and procedures (B)
    • Labor laws and regulations (B)
    • Government policies and regulations related to Human Resources programs (B)
    • Employee relations concepts and generally accepted practices (B)
    • Benefits policies and procedures, including insurance, health care, employee retirement, etc. (B)
    • Relevant safety policies, practices and procedures (B)
    • Basic office equipment and machinery (PCs, copiers, fax machines, adding machines, modems, etc.) (B)
    • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (B) 

    Skill and ability to:

    • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
    • Interact effectively with employees at all organizational levels
    • Work independently
    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Identify problems or irregularities for early resolution
    • 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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