Assistant Human Resources / Safety Manager

Assistant Human Resources / Safety Manager

Bento Sushi | Fullerton, CA, US

Posted 13 days ago

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Join Team *Bento *and be a part of our group of companies which operates more than 5600 locations globally. With operations across Canada and United States, Bento brings together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience, and talent, to create an exceptional guest experience.

We are searching for an experienced *Human Resources professional* with a knowledge of payroll and safety processes to join our Commissary team in Fullerton, CA. You will work as a link between management and employees, by promoting and executing our people initiatives, ensuring compliance to legislation and company policies, and driving HR functional excellence to result in operational success and a positive impact to employees.

*Why you should join our team:*

* Group health benefits and retirement plans(401K) for eligible teammates
* Educational scholarships through our Bento Sushi Foundation as well as funding for other rewarding causes such as seafood sustainability and community involvement.
* Corporate Wellness Program that you can participate in, to take care of your health and well-being.
* Extensive training and opportunities for career advancement.

*Responsibilities & Duties:*

Human Resources:

* Serve as a link between management and employees by fielding questions, interpreting and helping to resolve work-related issues in a professional and timely manner.
* Ensure compliance with corporate policy, fair employment practices and government regulations.
* Manage employee documentation and adhere to Corporate HR Policies.
* Advise and train Management on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity, Sexual Harassment, and other related corporate and legislative policies.
* Administer New Hire Orientations, Disciplinary/Counseling Actions, and Terminations.
* Respond quickly and urgently to staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select appropriate applicants.
* Provide information and training to employees about company policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities, and employee benefits.
* Conduct investigations on employee relations issues: Sexual Harassment, Grievances, Safety, Etc.
* Maintain documentation organization for: New Hires, Transfers, Promotions, Performance, and Time and Attendance. Ensure documentation reaches corporate personnel files.
* Create, improve, and monitor new hire packets to ensure legislative compliance.
* Ensure all legal postings are accessible and posted according to legislative compliance.
* Responsible for conducting new hire training.
* Responsible for ensuring training schedule is adhered and auditing training compliance on a frequent basis.


* Responsible for entering new hire information into ADP Payroll Systems.
* Responsible for reviewing all payroll entries prior to payroll processing.
* Work closely wi Payroll Manager to ensure accurate and timely payroll processes.


* Provide general guidance, direction, advice and regulatory requirements in all areas of occupational safety and health.
* Provide leadership and direction to operating managers regarding effective accident investigation and management and return to work programs.
* Maintain OSHA documentation, MSDS Binders, and Chemical Lists.
* Ensure safety meetings are conducted with documentation and organization.
* Coach and educate all levels of management and employees on environmental safety and health regulations.
* Identify, report, and provide solutions for employee safety programs, regulatory compliance, and employee health issues.
* Key contact for Safety and Labor Inspections.
* Review all post-accident investigations and near misses for process and procedural improvements and follow-up with management.
* Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of Worker’s Compensation Claims and Reports with proper processing protocols.
* Ensure all legal postings are accessible and posted according to legislative compliance (Liability Policies, OSHA 300 Log, Etc.).
* Other duties as assigned.


* A minimum of 5 years of HR Generalist work experience, preferably in a food manufacturing industry.
* A minimum of 1 year of Safety work experience.
* Bilingualism in Spanish is required.
* Demonstrated knowledge of employment legislation, employee relations practices and HR disciplines to provide professional guidance and direction. Knowledge of other state legislations an asset.
* Strong proficiency in MS Office applications and HRIS, ATS, and LMS systems. Experience with Microsoft D360 an asset.
* Exceptional organizational skills with ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the company including Executives, Management, and front-line workers.
* Must demonstrate good judgment, strict confidentiality, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
* Customer service oriented with the ability to work as part of a team; possesses a solution-oriented and positive attitude.

At Bento, we are a dynamic team of people from diverse backgrounds and talents, with the common goal of delivering exceptional customer experience that defines us. If you are looking for a fun, friendly and fast-paced work environment where you can take immense pride in what you do, then the possibilities we offer are endless. For more information about Bento Sushi and our opportunities, please visit

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates elected for an interview will be contacted. Special consideration will be given to applicants with previous experience working as a QA Manager, QA Technician, Post-secondary education in Food Science, Chemistry, Public Health or Biological Science is considered an asset.


Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Retirement plan
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Fullerton, CA 92833: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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