HR Manager (bilingual Spanish)

At Fall Creek, we are creating a world with better blueberries and are looking to add a Human Resources Manager to our team in Eugene, Oregon to help make that happen.

The Fall Creek Human Resources Manager will be responsible for all aspects of HR for teams of exempt and non-exempt employees in the US and Canada.

What you'll do at Fall Creek:

  • Implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business goals of the company
  • Provide appropriate guidance to management and employees ensuring that company policies and programs are followed consistently and fairly
  • Responsible for subsidiary staffing initiatives which includes, but is not limited to: recruitment activities, conducting interviews, counseling managers on candidate selection, and conducting pre and post offer requirements
  • Supervise, develop, and coach department personnel; set performance goals and objectives, development plans, and conducts timely performance appraisals
  • Responsible for benefit administration, which includes implementing existing programs and making recommendations for changes
  • Develop the annual department budget and operate within the approved amounts
  • Administer the performance management program to drive high performance, recognition of accomplishments in employees and continued development

What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Seven or more years of human resources experience and a minimum of two years’ experience in a supervisory position with proven ability to manage, develop, and mentor staff
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and able to communicate effectively (speak, read, write) with Spanish-speaking employees
  • Expert knowledge of current employment laws and regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively using tact, courtesy, and good judgment while representing the company in a positive manner
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; excellent time management, organizational, problem-prevention, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop clear action plans and drive processes with many interdependencies.

Who is Fall Creek?

We’re a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon nearly 40 years ago, we now also have wholly-owned nurseries in Mexico, Peru and Spain. Additionally, we have built a global team of the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central and South America, Greater Europe and North Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence. To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire. Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards. EOE

 

For consideration, please send your resume/CV to Brian Janecek, Global Talent Acquisition Manager.