Sr. Human Resources Manager

Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an experienced Sr. Human Resources Manager at our San Leandro, CA location. ​ The Sr. Human Resources Manager acts as a business partner by implementing Company HR strategy and by providing HR guidance, tools, and support to their assigned business unit’s management teams, which may be based in California, Oregon, or Washington, on a daily basis. This position represents the overall HR function with the highest level of integrity at all times sharing Peterson’s vision, values, and operating principals. Directs and leads complex local HR strategic planning initiatives and assists in company-wide program areas such as Affirmative Action Plan development and administration, and periodic Employee Opinion Surveys.

This position manages employee-relations activities and programs that promote positive labor and employee relations for all Peterson companies. Participates in the development and implementation of company-wide human resources initiatives; supports implementation of policies and programs through project coordination, data analysis, cross-functional collaboration, and continuous process improvement. Work involves a high level of decision making, initiative, and independent judgment. This position will have a focus on labor relations, assisting in negotiating collective bargaining agreements, implementing arbitration decisions, researching, and handling grievances, researching arbitration panels, and working with the negotiations team as necessary.

A candidate for the opening needs a Bachelor's Degree from a fully accredited college in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, or other closely related field; and seven to ten years of directly related work experience in a similar role, preferably in a heavy industrial environment with employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $160,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$102,000.00 - 177,000.00
per Year
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San Leandro, CA 94577, US
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