HR Generalist

Website North Coast Seafoods

The HR Generalist will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resource expertise to our business while assisting with the hourly recruiting effort onsite. This is both a strategic and hands-on role, doing everything from coaching managers, to answering HR related questions and requests, to on-boarding employees. They will play a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on recruitment, terminations, performance management, employee relations and HR best practices, while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and the leadership team. They will need to understand the culture at North Coast and work hard to promote a positive employee experience.

The HR Generalist will lead our recruitment effort utilizing our applicant tracking system to post jobs, screen candidates, schedule interviews, manage applicant flow, and process onboarding. Helping to ensure we are hiring the best candidates for production, shipping, and other hourly support roles.

They will process payroll for the entire company, weekly, through ADP WFN and assist in implementing key functions of ADP over the next 6 months such as electronic onboarding and benefit administration.

The HR Generalist will spend 70% of their time working on general HR functions and the remainder on recruiting.


  • First point of contact for general employee questions around policies and procedures
  • Coordinates the hiring process, posting jobs, scheduling interviews, communicating with new hire
  • Facilitates employee onboarding, orientation, background checks and drug screens
  • Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, and communicating benefit information to employee
  • Communicates HR initiatives and ensures employee assessments are completed and administered on schedule
  • Assists with some training and development functions
  • Acts as the main point of contact for the recruitment effort


  • 3+ years of Human Resources experience
  • 1+ years of recruiting in manufacturing required; food or seafood industry, preferred
  • Bilingual English & Spanish or Portuguese, required
  • Employee relations exposure
  • Familiar with basic HR policy and procedure
  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • A knack for problem solving, using sound judgement
  • Growth-oriented and adaptable to change
  • Experience with ADP workforce now
  • Willingness to work a part-time schedule that fits the needs of the business
  • Proven ability to successfully work with individuals at various levels of the organization
  • Business acumen – you understand what drives our business and see how HR programs can best support, and are seen as a credible resource to our local leadership team

North Coast Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


At North Coast, employees are considered part of a family where everyone works together to ensure the founding mission and values of the company are upheld every day. We offer an inclusive work environment spearheaded by an approachable leadership team who believes in the idea that it’s not just about the work we do, it’s about what the work allows us to do for our loved ones.

We foster the opportunity for real growth and long-term employment. Most members of our leadership team started out on the floor and through mentorship advanced into their current roles. We are currently looking to build the next generation of leaders.

We offer competitive compensation packages including comprehensive health care coverage, vacation and 401(k) to all full-time benefit-eligible employees. Employees also have access to the highest quality seafood at cost.

This position is considered full-time, exempt.

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