Associate VP of Human Resources

Job Title: Associate VP of Human Resources

LOCATION: Frisco, Texas


  • Provides guidance to leadership on change management, organization assessment and how to leverage HR tools and programs to create an effective organization.
  • Oversees HR guidance to employees and managers with regard to career development, recruiting, performance management, compensation, training, company policies, etc.
  • Oversees Talent Acquisition and Management efforts, driving recruitment performance and metrics that support business needs.
  • Identifies ways to innovate current procedures and processes to improve efficiencies and the employee experience.
  • Assists in the development / implementation of rewards programs to engage and retain talent.
  • Provides direction and input on organizational structure, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Serves as a member of the Leadership Team leading the business in developing strategic plans while providing an engaging culture to retain and grow talent.
  • Utilizes functional expertise to ensure consistent and fair resolution of complex employee relations, including utilization of specialist resources and legal counsel as necessary.
  • Champions a consistently fair and harassment-free work environment in compliance with all government regulations, including but not limited to: FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, and other applicable labor and/or tax laws and regulations.
  • Ensures timely completion of all compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Maintains high level knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments and applicable laws regarding human resources.
  • Provide direction at the various Human Resources locations in Florence, Denison, and California. Including the development of HR policies /procedures, recruiting processes and placement practices / procedures for all locations.
  • Creates and delivers presentations to corporate officers or department heads regarding human resources policies and practices. Partners with executive team and implements strategic operational strategies.
  • Works confidentially on issues related to departmental budgets, headcount, and staff planning.
  • Manage any issues or coordination needed for the corporate office such as repairs, janitorial etc.
  • Provides employee relations assistance and recruiting support to the various location.
  • Coordinate Team Member events such as Annual Meeting, Leadership dinner and other corporate events as needed.
  • Assist Sr. VP of Administration as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development or Human Resources preferred, and minimum of 10-years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Professional credentials (e.g. PHR, SPHR) a plus.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of leadership/supervisory experience.
  • Candidate must have a broad generalist expertise in human resources to include compensation and benefits; employee relations; talent management, training, performance management, recruiting, sourcing and selection.
  • Strong investigative, analytical, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience in multi-site locations, food plant experience a plus.
  • Strong communication skills including presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Top notch interpersonal and teaming skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish prefer.

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Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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