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Manager, Talent Management

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Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

Position: Manager, Talent Management

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: CHRO

Salary Type: Salaried

Location: Irwindale, CA

Pay: $115,000 - $150,000


What if your job had a real impact?

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables.


Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts®, and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™.


Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

What you will Accomplish (Position Summary):

This is a coveted role for HR professionals who love to drive company culture and performance through a strategic talent agenda. In addition, this is a great opportunity to be part of a Certified B Corporation that has strong values and is purpose driven with people and planet at the heart of what we do everyday. As a B Corp, we are part of a global community of businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental impact. The Sr Manager of talent management manages and coordinates organization-wide efforts to ensure that we have a well developed and executed strategy when it comes to three core areas: capability needs through talent acquisition, talent pipeline through people development and retention and our performance culture through the people management cycle (performance management and annual salary review). This leader will develop and manage programs using a data-driven focus and storytelling that sets priorities for improvements aligned to ongoing strategic imperatives. This position will also maintain effective programs for employee development, retention and succession planning. Lastly, this role leads the HR team in our people impact and contribution to our B!Pact and BCorp positive impact agenda. As part of this role the Talent Management Manager chairs the DE&I Committee for Bonduelle Fresh Americas and is a key contributor to our inclusive hiring program.



What you will do (Primary Duties):

  • Provide professional expertise and support in the design, development and implementation of the talent review process that is required to achieve business goals and results in the creation of an internal bench of top talent. Develop, initiate and maintain effective programs for workforce retention, promotion and succession planning.
  • Participate in global strategic planning and provide leadership for our global people management cycle. Research, assist in the development of and deliver performance management training programs that focus on enabling our people and people leaders to have deeper and more meaningful development conversations based on trust and openness for personal growth. Manage the maintenance and execution of the performance management system, including current job descriptions, standards of performance and performance evaluation instruments and linkage between annual salary review and personal impact.
  • Work closely with the HRIS manager to collect, maintain and coordinate aggregate data and translate those data into insights through data analysis that drives deliberate action plans at the appropriate levels including leadership development and actionable people insights.
  • Project leader for BCorp/BPact agenda for all people pillars working closely with the global group and BFA CSR team.
  • Chair the DE&I committee to create and maintain an environment of diversity and inclusion as a competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan.


By your key position in our company, you will support our environmental and social initiatives to drive progress against our 2025 corporate social responsibility and B Corp certification ambitions.


Join Bonduelle on an incredible and exciting journey to have a positive impact on others and the planet!



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master degree preferred in HR or business. Undergraduate degree required
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of broad HR experience ideally including talent acquisition, generalist, talent management and learning and development functions.
  • Experience leading executive leadership teams through processes to deliver expected outcomes


Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to design and implement full-cycle performance management programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills and leadership presence
  • Previous experience in capturing metrics and producing various people analytics reports and presentations conveying an actionable people story.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate up and down the organization
  • A proven track record of results with a bias for action
  • A passion for learning and a craving to work in a fun culture


Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or