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HR Generalist

Company: KeHE Distributors
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Why Work for KeHE?Full-time
Pay Range: $52,920.00/Yr. - $77,616.00/Yr.
Shift Days: , Shift Time:
Benefits on Day 1
Flexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)
Supplemental life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick time
Short term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)
Employee stock ownership (ESOP)
Holiday pay for company designated holidays OverviewGood people, working with good people, for our common good.Sound good?KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about \"good\" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you! Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Human Resources Generalist will assist the Warehouse HR Manager in implementing and maintaining HR policies and practices to help drive business performance, while also supporting a culture centered on caring for our employees. This position will play a key role in administering essential day-to-day HR tasks across a wide variety of HR priorities including but not limited to new hire orientation and on-boarding, employee engagement and culture activities, HR Compliance (policy and procedure), benefits, and employee training. Thorough knowledge of HR principles and practices, including some familiarity with local state law is critical to success in this role.This is an onsite HR role, M-F, normal business hours based in our distribution center in Aurora, CO. Essential FunctionsAssist HR Manager, Distribution Center (DC) leadership and front-line associates with interpretation and understanding of HR practices, policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook and contractsWork closely with HR, T/A, and hiring managers to administer offer letters, pre-employment and on-boarding activities as well as conduct new hire orientation for all new hourly associates ensuring a high-quality candidate and new hire experienceSupport HR Manager as needed on employee relations concerns and/or investigationsProvide guidance and support to Managers and Supervisors on employee performance and/or attendance issues, to include administration of necessary disciplinary actionAssist in the management and administration of all types of employee leaves of absence (FMLA, Workers' Compensation, ADA, etc.) ensuring adherence to internal policy and procedureProvide day to day support of benefit programs and assist in annual open enrollment processCollaborate with HR, Safety and local management on all safety, health and wellness initiativesCollaborate with HR and local management on culture and engagement related activities to help promote a positive and people centric work environmentFacilitate or co-facilitate necessary employee education and/or training sessionsAssist in the administration of occasional and/or recurring employee surveys (new hire, annual engagement survey, pulse surveys, etc.)Represents Company for Unemployment claims and hearings as neededResponsible for accurate and timely Data Entry into the HRIS systemMaintenance of Personnel Records in compliance with state, federal and local lawsMaintain safeguards of confidential company informationOther duties and special projects as requested Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, AptitudeBachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or a related field preferred. Combination of related experience & education will be considered.3-5 years of HR Generalist experience required.Capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints.Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve emotional and complex problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law.Able to work effectively with employees, peers, DC and region leaders as well as corporate HR support functions, and the local operations team in a productive collaborative environment coupled with the ability to be decisive is needed.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.Leave administration/management experience required.Working knowledge of all TX state and federal laws related to the Human Resources Field.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPHR/SPHRDistribution, manufacturing experience within food, beverage and/or retail industry Requisition ID2023-20885 Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, Aurora , HR Generalist, Human Resources , Aurora, Colorado

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