HR Business Partner

HR · Seattle, Washington
Department HR
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Starting at $85,000

To expedite the review of your resume, please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working at Rebellyous Foods.

About Us: Rebellyous Foods is an early-stage, plant-based food start-up.  As a food production and manufacturing technology company, we are working to substantially increase the volume and lower the price of high-quality plant-based chicken products to effectively replace animal-based meat on a large scale. Rebellyous Foods is a fully vaccinated workplace.

About the Role: Rebellyous Foods is seeking an experienced, conscientious, flexible, and detail-oriented HR Business Partner who enjoys making a difference, being a part of a team, takes pride in working in a fast-paced, constantly changing early-stage startup environment and thrives working in an intense food manufacturing workplace. This person will partner with the Director of HR & Recruiting in implementing new processes, procedures and programs, recruitment and hiring, and provide other invaluable HR support. 

Flexibility, hard work, and keen follow through are critical for success for employees in a startup environment. This role will provide the right candidate an opportunity to stretch his or her capabilities and grow his or her skills.  Working at Rebellyous is an extraordinary opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a fast growing, mission-focused start-up and to help build the company.   


Position Responsibilities Include: 

  • Seek and cultivate opportunities to build relationships across organizational boundaries to strengthen relationships, leverage talents and enhance job satisfaction and performance
  • Function as a change agent, supporting leaders and staff with planning for change and successfully moving teams through the change continuum. Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the Director of HR & Recruiting to assist in developing solutions and programs that support policies that foster collaborative, an equitable and inclusive workforce and support equity programming
  • Facilitate the resolution of complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough, and objective employee relation fact finding investigations to recommend solutions to issues
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of staff, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., leave management, coaching, consulting, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Partner with leaders and the Director of HR & Recruiting to identify and champion performance management and feedback mechanisms for setting expectations, holding people accountable, fostering an environment of continual performance feedback
  • Participate in all aspects of recruitment, including drafting and/or revising job descriptions, managing job postings on both internal and external websites,  candidate sourcing, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks, and managing candidate communications
  • Lead outbound recruiting efforts using tools such as LinkedIn, community job boards, attending job fairs, and other high-impact methods
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive onboarding and training strategy 
  • Assist in the offboarding process including exit interviews/surveys and process development
  • Analyze trends and metrics relating to retention and workforce engagement

Qualifications: Candidates should have all of the following credentials:

  • 3+ years of experience as a HRBP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both WA and federal employment laws
  • Experience working with HRIS and ATS systems, preferably with BambooHR
  • Proficiency in G-Suite applications as well as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a cross functional team atmosphere
  • Compassionate people-skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Experience in a start-up environment is highly desirable 
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and willing to take on any tasks to support team efforts
  • Good research skills and highly organized
  • Capable of making decisions independently and exercising excellent judgment
  • Handles confidential information with discretion
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and personal accountability
  • Ability to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19

Physical Demands: Ability to stand for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, and reach regularly. Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds. Position is located in an intensive manufacturing environment and may require getting involved in manufacturing for training purposes or to meet deadlines. 

Location:  West Seattle, WA. 

Salary: Competitive pay with medical, dental and vision insurance.  Company offers a vacation package, sick leave, and equity package.

How to apply: Apply on our website at  We are genuinely interested in learning more about why you are excited to work at Rebellyous Foods, so please provide a cover letter with your resume. 

Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy:  At Rebellyous Foods, we aim to attract the most qualified and creative problem-solvers to the mission of providing sustainable, affordable meat alternatives. In achieving that goal, RF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our operations. Women, minorities, people of color, and those with non-traditional educational and experiential backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Further, we are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. Discrimination or harassment in any form or based on any of the above factors is prohibited, as is retaliation against a person who has made a complaint or given information regarding possible violations of our policy.

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  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Starting at $85,000