Company Overview

L.A. Gauge is a leading precision manufacturing company specializing in ultra precision machining of components for aerospace, space, and defense applications. Throughout our 70-year history, we prided ourselves on delivering the most advanced hardware to support some of the most sophisticated systems ever designed. We have ambitious growth goals for the company and employees, and we'd like your help!

Job Summary

The Human Resources Specialist will be responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and working closely with senior management. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.

Key Responsibilities

- Administer various human resource plans and procedures for all company personnel.

- Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.

- Conduct or assist in recruitment efforts for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees.

- Manage onboarding processes for new hires, including orientation and training.

- Handle employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.

- Participate in administrative staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars.

- Assist in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of the department in relation to established goals.

- Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.

- Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.

- Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


- 3-5 years of HR experience.

- Strong knowledge of employment law and HR best practices.

- Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.

- Excellent writing skills.

- Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

- Proficiency in MS Office and HRIS software.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Preferred Qualifications

- PHR/SPHR certification.

- Experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

Working Conditions

- This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

- Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

- Needs to be comfortable in a manufacturing environment. Success in this role requires getting on your feet and building trust with the workforce.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience.