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West Region Human Resources Manager-Fresno, CA

West Region Human Resources Manager-Fresno, CA

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Position Summary:

Partners with region, product line & division managers to provide HR management support for the Western US Works closely with business leaders to incorporate people-related perspectives in planning and operational management.  Provides a full range of HR program support for management and employees, including coaching and consulting, providing information and analysis, staffing, payroll, training, benefits, performance management, compensation planning and employee relations. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partners with region, product line & division managers on issues related to performance, change, and conflict management as well as general people management practices. Provides this support through coaching, consulting, and hands-on assistance where needed.
  • Participates in division and CPS-wide projects and partners with other HR and business counterparts in support of organizational changes, systems, processes, process improvement, etc.
  • Assists the region, product line, division GM and line managers in developing and maintaining efficient organizational structure and staffing to achieve business objectives.
  • Supports and provides guidance for the staffing process for the division’s locations.
  • Partners with the region and division GM to develop, analyze, and monitor annual compensation and incentive plans and their execution.  Supports the completion of annual incentive plan award recommendations.
  • Implements training programs that address specific business needs, and coordinates division HR training activities for managers and employees.
  • Partners with CPS benefits and payroll departments to provide benefits and payroll services to employees.
  • Ensures completion of periodic reports, analysis and audits and uses this information to keep management informed. Recommends actions to ensure cost effective, legal and ethical management of CPS human resources.
  • Supervises HR Administrator(s) to provide day-to-day HR process and information support for the Region.
  • Actively facilitates the resolution of employee related litigation, working closely with managers and CPS legal representatives.
  • Manages maintenance and security of personnel information, both electronic and paper files, for the division.
  • Ensures compliance with provincial and federal employment law by keeping abreast of legal and regulatory requirements, sharing information with management, providing guidance for coaching managers and employees. 

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  •  7+ years progressive human resources experience in a variety of HR areas.
  • Knowledge of California labor laws and regulations

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business administration or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to build working relationships and effectively support change management and conflict management
  • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Practical  analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Strong project management and computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, SAP HRMS)
  • Able to travel 20% - 40%.
  • PHR, SPHR-CA Certification preferred

*EOE Plus AA Employer



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Who You Will Work With


You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.


Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential.  You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.


Why Crop Production Services?


Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.


Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.


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