Silver Bay Seafoods

  • Plant HR Manager

    Human Resources
    Full Time Exempt
  • Overview

    Silver Bay Seafoods is currently looking for a HR Manager for our Sitka, AK facility. This is a year round position in which you will work onsite in Sitka about 7 months a year. 

    The HR Manager will provide leadership and support in all functional areas of human resources including employment, employee records, employee relations, performance evaluations, employee development, training and special projects.  As a key member of the plant management team provide sound advice and coaching to department managers on all HR related areas that impact the plant


    Assist in the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through employee booklets, communications and/or meetings.  Prepare reports in conformance with legal and Company needs. 


    During off season, may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule from home subject to the needs of the Company.


    • Establish and maintain employment practices and procedures in accordance with plant and corporate guidelines and in compliance with all local, state and federal employment laws including EEOC, ADA, Civil Rights Act, and any applicable Affirmative Action Plans.
    • Plan and participate in performance management activities such as disciplinary reviews, terminations, standard employee reviews and succession planning. Documents appropriate information throughout the performance management process.
    • Train staff on topics such as performance reviews, discrimination/harassment, alcohol and drug policy, and participate in orientation training to all employees.
    • Provide proactive employee relations support including coaching, counseling, investigations, and dispute resolution. Responds to employee relations issues including employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints
    • Promote teamwork and interface with employees on continual basis. Coordinates employee special events such as cook-outs and other social events.
    • Plan and participate in plant staffing planning and maintain regular communications and coordination with corporate Recruiting Manager and the assigned Recruiter;
    • Recommend and seek continuous improvement of HR policies, procedures and programs through coordination and consultation with Corporate HR Manager.
    • Respond to unemployment claims related to facility employees
    • Maintain facility level employee files;
    • Other duties as assigned;




    At least 2 years HR Manager experience required. Previous supervisory history desired but not required. Bachelor’s degree a plus. Relevant workplace experience may be a substitute for formal education.


    Builds customer confidence by ensuring expectations and commitments are met.  Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationship with internal and external customers.  Acts with customers in mind, and values the importance of providing high-quality customer service. Read, speak, write and understand English for effective communication. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Physical Demands:

    Travel to facilities in Alaska will be required during processing seasons. While performing duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

    Mental Activities:

    The employee is frequently required to set an example by consistently modeling high standards of honesty and integrity.  Is widely trusted and is a direct, truthful individual who presents information in an appropriate and helpful manner.  Maintains a reputation for honesty, confidentiality, reliability and fairness.  Is willing to admit mistakes, and doesn’t misrepresent him/her self for personal gain. Performs work with energy and drive; values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.

    Silver Bay Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.


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