HR Manager

Company Summary

Hampton Lumber is a 4th generation family-owned wood products company headquartered in Portland, Oregon. With over 2,200 employees, we operate ten sawmills in Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. We also manage timberland and operate a wholesale and export division. With 80 years in the sawmill business, we are proud to have cultivated the knowledge and experience needed to grow and prosper, even in challenging times.  We always look to the future and invest in our people, new technologies, and continuous improvement processes.


We are looking for a Human Resource Manager to join our team in Portland. The ideal candidate would manage all aspects of the human resource function for approx. 200 employees in multiple locations. The HR Manager will participate in the development, coordination, implementation and administering of personnel policies, procedures and programs which address: employment process, employee relations, benefits and compensation, affirmative action, state and federal labor regulations (employment law), employee relations, and record management. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.  If you have these skills and want to join a great team, we want to hear from you.

Benefits Highlights

Generous company-paid assistance for Medical and Dental insurance premiums; cost-effective co-pays & deductibles. Vision, Short Term Disability, Roth and pre-tax 401k, with a 2% company match and an additional 5% annual employer contribution, fully vested after three years.


  • Enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating human resources policies, programs, and practices
  • Works with the recruiting manager interviewing candidates; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; and recommending changes
  • Owns and is responsible for new employee orientation and on-boarding
  • Assist with the annual performance review cycle
  • Champions the onboarding process, ensuring the process is up to date and of high quality, providing clarity and connection for all employees and their role in relation to the overall vision
  • Responsible for all aspects of employees relations from coaching managers on written and verbal communication as well as hearing employee concerns and brining all matters to resolution
  • Explains employee benefits programs and informs employees of current benefit
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the organization at hearings
  • Retains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system and keeping past and current records
  • Cultivates professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Responsible for Corporate HR programs and works with outside locations for support and implementation
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or similar work experience required
  • 7+ years of experience in progressively responsible human resource roles
  • 3+ years of experience in Employee Relations
  • Demonstrates excellent full loop communication
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Experience with HRIS and workflow processes
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred


More About Us

Learn more at, or follow us on Facebook: @HamptonLumber.  You can also learn about our company and our priorities by visiting our blog. 

EEO Statement

Hampton Lumber is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.


Disability accommodation available: If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Office for the location you are applying.


For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: EEO is the Law and its accompanying temporary supplement.

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