HR/Office Manager

Our Company:

Tanimura & Antle is an employee owned family farming business with a four-generation legacy and a passionate commitment to growing premium quality produce.  As one of the largest independent vegetable growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 36,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh conventional, organic and greenhouse grown produce products throughout the nation.

We are looking for employees that fit into the Tanimura & Antle culture and want to have an impact on our growth and success.  We believe in, and are committed to, creating a sustainable future through innovation throughout our operations.

Our Mission:

To “Consistently provide our customers fresh and healthy premium produce with superior customer service that meets and exceeds their quality and value expectations”

Our Vision:

To “Operate as a highly innovative company, sustainably growing, while enhancing the lives of all through employee ownership and customer inspired partnerships”

The Role:Office/HR Manager responsible for overseeing all HR/Payroll functions with some financial responsibilities for our Tennessee operations. Someone who thrives in a fast paced, collaborative work environment. Self-motivated and energized about continuously improvement and adding value Prioritizes workload and looks to improve efficiencies Enjoys working with people.

Location:  Livingston, TN

Pay Range: $50,000 to $80,000 per year

Areas of Responsibility:

  • HR functions including:

      • Works directly with the local leadership team and the Corporate HR team to support organization goals.

      • Process employee actions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics.

      • Ensures the effectiveness of the recruitment and onboarding processes.

      • Develops and updates job descriptions

      • Ensures all local HR policies and practices are aligned with Corporate HR and compliant with state and federal laws.

      • Hiring new employees

      • Coordinating the staffing of temporary help for operations

      • Administering new hire employee orientations

      • Monitoring employee attendance

      • Addressing employee matters

      • Coordinating FMLA / WC leaves

      • Assisting employees with Company benefit related inquiries

      • Enforces a safe work environment

      • Assists with the coordination of weekly/monthly safety tailgate meeting with employees.

      • Handles work related injuries.

      • Handle Payroll, Kronos timekeeping system

      • Recording employee time keeping exceptions (e.g. sick days, vacation days taken)

      • Keeping up-to-date and advising management and supervisors about state and federal regulations

      • Developing programs to boost employee morale, teamwork and employee retention

  • Accounting functions including:

      • Handling A/R, A/P

      • Assisting corporate controller with period close and financial audits.

        – Maintaining employee and vendor files.

        – Assisting the General Manager and other team members on special projects as needed

        – Providing Administrative Support to the facility

        – Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Management with a minimum of 5 years’ experience related to Accounting and/or HR functions

  • 2 – 3 years of experience in a human resources management role

  • Persistent and dependable to deliverables and deadlines

  • Excellent organizational skills to include planning and organizing, communication, problem analysis and problem solving, judgement, decision-making, adaptability, teamwork, negotiation skills, and confidentiality.

  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate/prevent problems

  • Ability to accurately diagnose organization issues, develop solutions, and implement actions plans.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles

  • Society of Human Resources Management Certification, a plus

Ideal Attributes:

  • Thrives in a fast paced, collaborative work environment.

  • Self-motivated and energized about continuously improvement and adding value

  • Prioritizes workload and looks to improve efficiencies

  • Enjoys working with people

  • Possess strong communication/interpersonal skills. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effectively present information and respond to questions from employees.

  • Able to use computer software related to Database management, Internet, Project Management, Excel Spreadsheet, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Capable of implementing designated business objectives.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus

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