Manager, Human Resources

Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.





Job Title:        Human Resources Manager            

Location:        Sylmar, CA             



What we are looking for:


We are looking for a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) who will provide managerial direction to an HR team within our Anthony Division and partner with the Operations Managers to set strategic direction and execute on key initiatives with an emphasis on employee relations among team members. The HRBP will serve as a trusted advisor and partner to business leaders within the assigned areas of responsibility. This role is responsible for the delivery of human resources services and programs and must demonstrate working knowledge of employee relations, compensation & benefits, talent management, risk management and other recognized human resources competencies.


Essential Competencies:


  • Provides for and serves as an effective resource for employees to ensure clear communication and alignment to company employee relations goals and initiatives.
  • Provide consultation to business leaders and employees on aspects of human resources programs and policy.
  • Builds relationships with business leaders, managers, and the HR team to help drive successful people strategies and programs.
  • Identifies key training needs and develops project plans and timelines for design and delivery of training.
  • Identifies opportunities and recommends/drives change management strategies to increase performance, reduce cost, and positively impact both HR and the business.
  • Supports the performance management program for the organization to aid leadership with goal deployment and cascading organizational goals throughout the employee base.
  • Coaches manager’s on the creation and management of Individual Development Plan’s for employees.
  • Partners with key leaders to perform recruiting and talent acquisition duties.
  • Assures that operations are conducted in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct and applicable law and regulation; take lead roles in corrective action necessary to restore conformity with ethical and compliance standards; serves as a role model and actively fosters employee awareness of and commitment to the Code.
  • Supports talent management initiatives including performance management, diversity and inclusion, employee training, organizational development, compensation programs, and succession planning. Ensure efforts are synchronized with corporate organizational development/organizational effectiveness initiatives.
  • Works with the Human Resources Director to maintain effective compensation programs and ensure the accuracy of HRIS and payroll for all facilities.
  • Supports and works with the EHS Manager to ensure safe work environments and timely reporting and management of work related accidents to the Worker’s Compensation Carrier.
  • Performs other various duties as may be assigned.


Minimum Quantifiable Competencies:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or human resources required.
  • Minimum 7+ years Human Resources experience.
  • Fluent in Spanish


Preferred Competencies:


  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Preferably have experience within the manufacturing or refrigeration segments.


Strengths needed for this role: 


  • Working knowledge of employment & labor law, benefits programs and the respective laws that apply.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook).
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to use critical thinking.
  • Ability to quickly adapt in a fast-paced high-energy environment.
  • Professional certification in Human Resources (PHR, SPHR, or GPHR) desired.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to lead and direct departmental work flow, to ensure completion and meeting timelines.
  • Creativity and latitude within scope of work.
  • Domestic travel on a limited basis is possible.
  • Requires a strong attention to detail and focus on data integrity management processes, high proficiency in reporting and data analysis.
  • Employee must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and professional decorum.
  • Delivery of HR programs with good project management skills. Serve as resource to management and support strategic plans to ensure successful workforce planning.
  • Requires a strong client focus, business acumen and results orientation; both a strategic thinker and able to execute tactics.
  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with others across all levels and functions of the business, and collaborate and establish strong working relationships with professional organizations and industry peers.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you? (Comprehensive Benefit Package)


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays








The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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