Factory Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Bakersfield, California


We’re starting a new chapter in our journey as Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, now part of Froneri. Having nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S with a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love, and the backing of a global pure-play ice cream organization, we’re poised to accelerate growth!

Headquartered in the Bay area, a hub for up and coming food trends, we focus on both the future and the present. In both our offices and our factories, we are determined to overcome obstacles, learn from failure, and raise our game. With a renewed focus on frozen treats, our tight-knit team of ambitious innovators are fully immersed in the business and encouraged to flex and make decisions quickly. We are committed to pursuing every phenomenal idea, and delivering the best ice cream experience to our consumers, when are where they want it.

Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career has in store for you!

The Bakersfield, California Factory Human Resources Manager is accountable for providing Human Resources support to all salaried and hourly employees and management through effective organizational design and execution of Human Resources strategy across the facility. Through the Human Resources team, oversees recruitment, employee development, employee/labor relations, policy/contract interpretation, compensation administration and legal compliance. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the complete Human Resource service/value chain for the facility.  We've outlined key areas of competency below.

  • Human Resources Strategy and Execution
    • Drive the alignment and execution of key people strategies that attract, train and retain employees to support the organization’s short and long term business goals.
    • Lead Nestlé Management and Leadership Principles, Organizational Alignment, and NiM.
    • Manage the coordination and execution of workforce planning for the organization via HR dept.
    • Ensure culture and working environment is open, empowering, fair, and equitable through thorough analysis of Human Resources data
    • Oversee/provide flawless execution of all Human Resources initiatives.
  • Organizational Design and Development
    • Act as a catalyst/supporter of change where appropriate.
    • Pro-actively challenge the established organizational structure to drive superior performance.
    • Provides alternate solutions on business issues to achieve the most effective solutions (taking into account the Nestlé principles, policies and business unit goals.
    • Manage smooth organizational transitions.
    • Shape the culture that facilitates and supports Nestlé’s goals and initiatives, through supporting & coaching managers in their implementation of core people processes including performance management, salary review, job evaluation, identification of organizational learning needs, etc.
  • Delivery of HR services
    • Manage overall Human Resources service delivery to the business through the HR department.
    • Ensure service levels are met/exceeded.
  • Performance & Talent Management
    • Utilize the performance, talent, and succession planning management systems to help drive the achievement of company goals through objective and development plan setting, performance calibration, and talent development.
    • Lead talent review/talent calibration sessions to ensure high performance rewarded, poor performance handled appropriately.
    • Implement business unit succession planning/talent management plans that support business goals.
    • Communicate and drive all tools available that will assist individual and team performance improvement to People Managers.
    • Actively seeks to improve overall performance and talent management of the organization.
    • Provide counsel and guidance to Leadership on all people management and development issues.
  • Employee / Labor Relations
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with and between managers, employees, and unions(where in existence).
    • Establish relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Promote and foster an environment of open communication and honest, candid feedback.
    • Perform investigations when required. 
    • Manage CBAs, union processes/procedures as required.

We hope you are interested in joining us on our journey to be the best Ice Cream company in the world!  

Dreyers Grand Ice Cream is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.