Human Resources Rep 2

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: Jan 25, 2024

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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As a Human Resources Rep 2, serves as primary point of contact for managers and employees of assigned client group(s), leading HR projects and initiatives to promote positive work culture and high employee engagement. Develops collaborative relationships with client groups, providing support to employees and business leaders. Administers labor relations policies for hourly union employees and supports contract negotiation team.



  • Partners and meets regularly with HR leadership and client group(s) leadership to implement objectives, goals, strategies and measures (OGSM’s) that drive business strategy.
  • Takes the necessary steps to ensure employees adhere to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement (if applicable) and/or the employee handbook and corporate policies. 
  • Supports HR leadership to administer the Human Resources Planning/Functional Succession Planning (HRP) processes; ensures integration of HRP into performance management and staffing decisions for high potential employees and senior management.
  • Conducts career coaching sessions; partners with managers and employees to create development plans, and monitor employee progress.
  • Develops business relationships with employees and business leaders to learn how their needs impact the organization.
  • Facilitates organizational discussions and processes (assimilation plans, employee movement, department re-organizations, organizational structure and existing organizational capabilities).
  • Supports the Strategic Workforce Planning process including advising on the talent strategy and needed skills teams in order to achieve business objectives.
  • Partners with the business for organizational design activities including facilitating an organization design session, partnering with COEs and change management efforts with implementation.
  • Gathers workforce data, performs analysis to develop insights to share with leaders on turnover, hiring, employee movement, grievances, employee engagement, etc. Shares insights with business leadership.
  • Partners with employee relations and participates and conducts employee investigations as needed.
  • Partners with department team leaders and managers to evaluate employee turnover; collaborates with department leaders to develop retention programs.
  • Serves as a consultant and SME to the Employee Relations COE on the application, and interpretation of labor relations policies and practices; monitors the implementation of policies concerning wages/ hour laws ensuring labor contract and government regulatory compliance.
  • Provides support in HR initiatives and programs including employee engagement, roundtables, communication meetings, high performance work teams, Lean initiatives, etc.
  • Participates in department leadership meetings; provides detailed direction and development from an employee perspective.
  • Participates in preparing arbitration proceedings.
  • Participates in Interactive Process (IP) meetings for employees with the Health and Wellbeing team.
  • Represents the company in employee grievances procedures; and serves as HR designee for second and third step grievance responses.
  • Coaches and guides Team Leaders, mid-level managers, and directors on the interpretation of the CBA appropriately and employee and leadership development.


  • Master’s degree plus 1 year of human resources generalist/representative experience; OR bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of human resources generalist/representative reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of Gallo human resources experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 7 years of human resources generalist/representative reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skilled in the use of MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel at an intermediate level.
  • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description



  • Master’s degree plus 3 years of human resources generalist/representative experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of human resources generalist/representative experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to support a continuous operations workforce which may require a flexible schedule across day, swing and graveyard shifts to support business activities.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
  • Experienced with Union Workforce and Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Experience with ADP and SuccessFactors.
  • Experience asking probing questions and documenting all relevant information during employee grievance investigations.



  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $73,700 -$110,500
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits:

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Recruiter:  Jayme Haga
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Anticipated close date:  Feb. 16, 2024

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas now or in the future.



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Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


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