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Pacific Northwest HR Business Partner

Ref ID: REF14213T
Department: Human Resources
Location: Kelso, WA
Employment Type: Full-time
Shift: Day

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Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description


HR Business Partner will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in the Pacific Northwest sites in Washington and Oregon.  The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues; successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.


Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)

Consult with supervisors/management, provide HR guidance when appropriate. Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. 

Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective and objective investigations

Recruit exempt and non-exempt employees to ensure best candidates possible are selected. Manage and coordinate Foster Farms, enterprise-wide, college recruiting programs

Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day to day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. 

Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies

Additional Functions:

Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.

Identify training needs for business units and individual coaching needs.

Additional projects as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.

2+ years of Human Resources experience.

Knowledge of performance management, employee relations, safety practices, talent acquisition, and compensation strategy, with the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law.

Change agent with excellent interpersonal skills.

Strategic thinker with proven ability to drive continuous improvement and results.

Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated experience utilizing HRMS.

Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

Must be able to submit and pass a criminal background check.

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Must have consistent and reliable attendance


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.