Director of Human Resources

Salt Lake Brewing Co

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Full time

Jan 29

Director of Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Human Resource department, including policies, procedures, and benefits for the company. Leading efforts for recruiting, onboarding, payroll, benefits, training, employee relations, performance management and employee rewards to ensure top performance and retention of strong performers. Ensures compliance with state and federal employment law while supporting the company’s values, and culture. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Leads and directs the Human Resources department and team in supporting the employees and managers to success.
  • Manages and holds the HR Generalist position accountable and supports its work efforts and responsibilities.
  • Advises leadership on best practices in all areas of HR to promote a positive work environment.
  • Providing insight and options compliant and consistent with company philosophies, policies and culture.
  • Develops and responsible for maintaining employee policies, procedures and practices.
  • Establishes internal policies and controls of all HR programs and processes.
  • Ensures the accurate execution of bi-weekly payroll.
  • Manages all health benefits including medical and prescription drug, dental, vision, and supplemental policies.
  • Maintains benefit broker relationship and coordinates all aspects of benefit plans, annual rebids and open enrollment. Recommends benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on available benefits for employees.
  • Maintains compliance with ACA regulations.
  • Administers the company 401(k) plan and ensures compliance with federal regulations.
  • Executes and manages the performance evaluation process, including training and coaching managers to ensure fairness and efficiency in the process.
  • Investigates, documents, and resolves employee relations issues and grievances.
  • Supports management of workers’ compensation claims and reporting.
  • Monitors Human Resource metrics and makes recommendations to leadership on identified trends.
  • Coaches managers in workforce planning, recruiting, and staffing.
  • Ensures continuous and comprehensive training and development for staff.
  • Maintains a fair and competitive compensation structure.
  • Ensures all mandated reporting is completed in an accurate, thorough, and timely manner.
  • Ensures legal compliance with all federal and state laws by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements.
  • Seeks and secures legal advice when necessary.
  • Supports periodic review and revision of the organization’s employee handbook.
  • Ensures employee records are complete, accurate, and confidential.
  • Oversees the exit process and makes recommendations based on identified trends.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Participates in interviewing and evaluating management positions.
  • Supports succession planning.
  • Promotes safety in the workplace.
  • Assists with reporting and audits as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current Human Resources policies, practices, record keeping, and employment law.
  • Knowledge of benefit administration.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources information system administration.
  • Skill in time management.
  • Skill in organization.
  • Skill in leadership and coaching.
  • Skill in effective communication.
  • Skill in responsible decision making.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical conduct and confidentiality.

Physical & Mental Requirements

Must have the physical and mental strength and endurance to be able to perform duties, in at times extreme environments, as well as the ability to handle stressors of the position in operational and administrative situations. Required to frequently lift and move 10-25 pounds. Expected to stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, talk, hear, taste, smell, see, and operate objects, tools, and controls.

Position Snap Shot

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Exempt

Pay Type: Salary

Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer

Manages Others: Yes

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required

Minimum Certification: PHR preferred

Minimum Experience: 10 years

Age Requirement: 21 years or older

Required Travel: Less than 20%

Driving Requirements: No

Tools & Equipment Used: Standard Office Equipment

The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position as a result of evolving business needs.

Diversity Statement:

Salt Lake Brewing Company values a diverse and inclusive workplace and embraces and supports our employees’ differences in age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, primary language, nationality or national origin, family or marital status, physical, mental, and developmental abilities, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, skin color, social or economic class, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, military service, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

Equal Opportunity:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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