1. Human Resources Manager/Director


    Job Description

    The human resource manager guides and manages the company’s policies, programs and

    services for a high-performance workplace culture. The position is directly responsible for the

    overall administration, coordination and management of the human resource function. Duties

    include the following functional areas: payroll, benefits administration, employee relations,

    training, performance management, on-boarding, off-boarding, policy implementation,

    recruitment/employment, and compliance. As the department evolves, there will be

    opportunity to hire and develop a functional team.


    Company Information

    Kiva Confections ( is the premier medicated edible company in

    California. Kiva™ chocolates are crafted from all natural ingredients and skillfully combined with

    California grown cannabis.


    Primary Duties & Responsibilities

    • Ensure legal compliance with local, state and federal laws

    • Manage and execute payroll

    • Administer, develop and implement HR policies and procedures

    • Maintain the employee handbook

    • Maintain human resource information system (HRIS) and reporting capability

    • Manage and maintain competitive company benefits program. Performs benefits

    administration and coordinating multiple annual open enrollment schedules

    • Administer worker’s compensation, EDD reporting, and maintenance of driving records, etc.

    • Continue to ensure process improvements and develop strategic solutions to meet

    workforce demands and labor force trends; institute high performance teams

    • Create and maintain Kiva University (company’s employee development program)

    • Ensure clarity of roles & responsibilities and facilitate the use of performance management


    • Devise clear career tracks for employees

    • Develop company compensation strategy, maintain compensation structure and ongoing

    benchmarking to ensure competitive payroll practices.

    • Manage employee relations; hear and resolve conflicts; counsel employees and supervisors

    • Train managers to be great coaches

    • Recruit for entry level positions, such as drivers and production roles

    • Grow and develop HR department as required



    Education and Experience

    Minimum of Bachelors’ degree in Human Resources or Business

    5+ years of HR leadership experience

    Manufacturing industry experience a plus

    Other Skills, Abilities, Knowledge Required:

    Ability to communicate professionally and proficiently with a diverse employee


    Effective relationship management and supervisory skills

    Labor Relations experience preferred

    SHRM certification preferred


    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to

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