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Regional HR Manager

Auto Warehousing Company, Inc.

Richmond, California
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  • Employee Relations
  • Labor/Industrial Relations
  • Training/Development
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Auto Warehousing (AWC) has been family-owned and operated for more than 50 years and is North America's leader in finished vehicle logistics. Our mission is to service customer vehicles safely, efficiently, with quality and pride. Our Associates are the reason for our success, and developing their talent remains critical to our future.

AWC's vision is to be recognized by customers for program quality and by our Associates for skill development, giving AWC yet another competitive advantage. It is the mission of Human Resources to have the right people with the right skills in the right place at the right time. Aligned with this, the goal is to graduate a sufficient number of talented Associates who have the skills necessary to meet the growing needs of our company.

The Regional Human Resource Manager (RHRM) guides, promotes and supports the vision, mission and values of AWC. The RHRM supports AWC"s efforts to place the right people with the right skills in a cost effective manner.


  • Develops and administers various plans and procedures for the associates at assigned facilities.
  • Conduct impartial investigation to ensure a healthy, safe and productive work environment.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiencies of the human resource functions.
  • Participates in developing goals, objectives and systems with facility managers, supervisors and recommends changes when necessary.
  • Recommends and implements policies and procedure; prepares and maintains handbooks on policies and procedures; recommends and sits in on bargaining committee for union negotiations; addresses and responds to union grievances.
  • Assists in keeping associates and/or union informed of all changes in policies, counsels with associates on policies and on personal problems.
  • Assist in managing workers comp claims.
  • Assists in the solutions and appropriate adjustments to complaints received from associates and management.
  • Collaborates with Regional HR Recruiter to, assure that properly qualified associates are recruited and hired for positions within the assigned facilities.
  • Safeguard and maintain confidentiality where required or where appropriate and exercise the utmost degree of professionalism and discretion in all HR matters.
  • Collaborates with facility supervision in disciplinary or termination proceedings including completion of termination checklist and supporting documentation to reduce liability and ensure fairness.
  • Reviews and authorizes applicant's pre-employment; work, criminal and educational history to ensure qualifications and compliance with policy on hiring criteria.
  • Coordinates, recommends and participates with facility supervision in disciplinary or termination proceedings including completion of termination checklist and supporting documentation
  • Protects interest of associates and company in accordance with company policies and governmental laws and regulations. Identifies legal requirements and governmental regulations and monitors exposure of the company.
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Learning and Development to administer in-house management training programs that address needs of the facility and/or company. Keeps Director of Human Resources informed of significant problems that could jeopardize the achievement of the company.
  • Work with Vice President of; Benefits, Compensation and Collective Bargaining, on all legal claims ie; lawsuits, civil, EEO, etc.
  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Collaborates with each facility to make progress and follow-up on their Associate feedback (ASK) Program.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or other related field.
  • 5- 8 years HR experience, HR implementing programs, working with organized labor and coaching management.
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Generalist background with a broad knowledge of employment, compensation, organization planning, employee relations, bargaining units, and training and development.
  • Strong writing skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Comfortable with performing complex projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with diverse personalities on all levels of the organization. Be tactful, mature and flexible.
  • Good reasoning abilities.
  • Possess a participative management style. Advocate the team concept.
  • Be results and team oriented, but have sound judgment to balance all considerations.
  • Resourceful and organized.
  • Service oriented, but assertive and persuasive.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule.

Auto Warehousing Company, including its subsidiaries, is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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