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Human Resource Generalist (Temporary)

Company: Constellation Brands
Location: Sonoma
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Company Summary

We're the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirts brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, we're driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, we're the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But we're just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.

Position Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to help drive the people agenda for a growing alcohol beverage company? Do you enjoy developing relationships and growing the organization's capabilities, while ensuring compliance is met? If so, this may be the role you've been seeking!

This is a temporary position (4-6 months) where you will play a vital role in the functional, and transactional support of several client groups; including: administration of day-to-day policies and procedures, general client customer service and HR administration, staffing & recruitment, employee relations, and compliance. In addition, you will have the opportunity to assist with special company-wide human resources projects, as needed. Your client group will include 5 winery locations and our Vineyards teams in Sonoma and Napa County, CA. This role will be primarily based in Napa, but occasional travel to Sonoma County is required.


  • Perform all HR responsibilities including day-to-day support of employee relations, employee engagement, employee development, and partnering with centers of excellence to ensure true HR business partnership and customer service.
  • Assist in the design of presentations and facilitation/training to client groups including arranging training logistics.
  • Ensure Company locations are in compliance with current labor law postings.
  • Manage recruitment efforts for seasonal and regular, full-time non-exempt positions. This may include posting open jobs internally/externally, maintaining recruitment file/records, scheduling interviews, tracking the status of background checks, and partnering with supervisors, managers and external agencies on status updates and needs.
  • On-boards and off-boards new hires and seasonal harvest staff, ensuring all policies are reviewed and required and that documentation is collected and submitted correctly.
  • Assists employees with general HR questions routing requests to ECC, Payroll, Benefits Administrator or HR and ensuring timely follow-up.
  • Advises HR Manager of employee issues that have arisen and needs to be addressed.
  • Prepares all employment documentation needed for entry into HRIS, such as new hires, department transfers, salary changes, terminations, etc. Obtains approval from HR Business Partner and submits to HRIS Administrator for processing.
  • Follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member's safety.
  • Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of HR or Administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in a fast-paced, supporting multiple locations
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to accomplish assignments.
  • Experience in full-cycle recruitment.
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality in all employment matters.
  • Intermediate proficiency in computer applications, including MS Office.
  • Valid CA Driver's License.
  • Willing and able to travel within Sonoma County
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with Workday preferred, but not required.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • SHRM-CP or PHR
  • Labor Relations experience
  • Alc/bev or FMCG experience
  • Strong presentation and analytical ability

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Local travel 50% of the time, the majority of which is within Napa and Sonoma County.
  • While performing the responsibilities of this position, the individual is required to have ambulatory skills sufficient to visit various parts of the winery and other locations. Requires the ability to stand, walk, climb stairs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. It also requires sitting, operating a computer keyboard, telephone and other equipment, reading, talking and hearing for extended periods of time.
  • Working conditions in certain production areas of the wineries, warehouses and vineyards can be cold, wet, slippery and noisy.
  • The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities/essential functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential key responsibilities/essential functions.

NOTE: The purpose of this job description is to describe the primary job functions and the level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This job description is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and assign other duties as necessary.


Oakville, California

Additional Locations

Healdsburg, California, Sonoma, California, St. Helena, California

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Human Resources

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

Keywords: Constellation Brands, Vallejo , Human Resource Generalist (Temporary), Other , Sonoma, California

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