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Organizational Development Manager


Santa Fe Springs, California


Human Resources

Position Overview

The Organizational Development Manager has a broad set of responsibilities focused on a top company priority of enhancing team member engagement, empowerment, satisfaction, and organizational effectiveness. The position reports directly to the General Manager of a thriving 400 team member, 2 shift operation plant.  This individual will be an integral part of the plant management team in Santa Fe Springs, California, and will act as an important business partner to managers and leaders in the corporate headquarters in San Diego.  They will assist with all aspects of developing the organization to support the company People First Strategy including: cultural development, management development, performance management, training and development, team building, team member events, team member feedback processes, succession planning, recruiting and staffing strategies, employee relations, coaching management and team members, and community engagement activities.

Essential Functions

  • Acts as a business partner assisting leaders to develop and implement effective programs which advance the effectiveness of the organization and continually strengthen the company culture
  • Brings innovative ideas and programs to the enhance the work experience and culture
  • Acts as an ambassador for the company values by developing and leading initiatives which increase employee engagement across the factory
  • Develops and implements communication and change management plans to accelerate adoption rates of company and departmental changes
  • Provide leadership and employee relations coaching and counseling to General Manager and Management in the factory
  • Develops and maintains team member feedback processes to encourage involvement and engagement of all team members. Manages team member survey feedback and action planning process
  • Assists management with making significant changes to operations or teams through applying change management tools and techniques
  • Acts as a liaison between employee and management to build collaboration and employee engagement
  • Assists individual departments with organization development through workforce planning and organizational structures
  • Develops and leads company initiatives in the community reflecting the company community engagement efforts
  • Administers Performance Management process and Performance Improvement Plans
  • Develops recruiting strategies and conducts all aspects of the recruiting process for salaried level positions in partnership with other HR personnel. Independently conducts candidate searches and coordinates candidate review and selection processes
  • Collects and analyzes human resources data and make recommendations for changes to management
  • Acts as a liaison and advisor to the HR teams in two other manufacturing factories in the US and Canada
  • Communicates and executes human resources policies and procedures
  • Manages employee relations issues and investigations including sensitive involuntary terminations as necessary
  • Develops and leads team member activities to support company affiliation and satisfaction
  • Develops and manages team member Health and Wellness Program and lead team member activities
  • Identifies process and policy improvements within the human resources function to enhance the employee experience
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 10+ years of related work experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build consultative, collaborative relationships with managers and employees at all levels.  This is an individual contributor position with no direct reports, however the position requires mature influencing skills to become a substantial change agent
  • Certification in a Change Management methodology
  • Excellent Facilitation skills
  • Strong organization and process skills with attention to details
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and remain unbiased
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate to all levels of staff
  • Computer literacy and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include proficiencies in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Work in accordance with all company policies and procedures with strong morale and work ethic
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to evaluate human resources data to provide insight and recommendations for organizational improvements
  • Strong active listening skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • SHRM-CP or PHR credential required

About Bumble Bee Seafoods

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, headquartered in San Diego, is North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, offering a full line of canned and pouched tuna, salmon, sardine and specialty protein products marketed in the U.S. under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®, and in Canada under the Clover Leaf® brand.

Bumble Bee’s mission is to provide healthy and nutritious products and meal solutions that are sourced sustainably. The company actively promotes the responsible stewardship of global fisheries resources and is a founder of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) — a global partnership of scientists, tuna processors and WWF, the global conservation organization.

Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.