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HR Generalist 9/1/2016

Festival Foods Green Bay, WI

Company
Festival Foods
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29478068
AJE Ref #
576061483
Location
Green Bay, WI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The HR Generalist will deliver all aspects of HR support to the assigned store. This support includes but is not limited to the following areas: payroll, recruiting, employee relations, leave administration, worker's compensation, onboarding, compensation and benefits. The main responsibility of the HR Manager is to advise and support managers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Recruit candidates with the job profile and management expectations for the position
* Maintain associate's time cards to ensure they are paid accurately on a weekly basis using the Kronos software
* Review time cards and other related information to detect and reconcile any discrepancies
* Monitor accruals such as PTO (Paid Time Off) for associates
* Notify Store Director and Regional HR Manager regarding employee relation issues and areas of concern
* Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and the onboarding process of candidates
* Assist with questions regarding company benefits
* Assist assocates with leave administration and monitor associates leave activity
* Conduct new hire enrollment sessions for newly hired associates
* Coordinate all paperwork and reports at the store level
* Review HR documents for accuracy and completeness and submit to the appropriate HR specialty in the support offices
* Maintain store's uniform supply and laundering program
* Coordinate Sunshine Fund gifts and Service Award distribution
* Represent the HR department at store huddle ups, culture building meetings, and safety meetings
* Maintain store communication bulletin boards
* Partner with store leaders on store events such as the United Way Campaign
* Keep current with new and emerging HR trends and communicate them
* Build lasting and positive working relations with all Festival associates
* Assist with HR related duties as assigned by the Store Director or Regional HR Manager

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS
Supervisory Relationships:
* Directly reports to the Store Director
* Indirect reporting relationship with HR Director
* Indirect reporting relationship with Kronos Clerk
Organization Relationships:
* Daily contact with all levels of store management to provide HR policy interpretation and guidance
* Frequent contact with Support Human Resource specialities to gain information, work on joint projects and utilize expertise
* Frequent contact with in-store associates regarding store level matters
External Business Relationships:
* Contact with Human Resource peers through SHRM and other organizations
* Contact with HR interest groups, other companies, consulting firms, and a variety of industrial associates to exchange information and keep abreast of new HR developments, best practices, and market trends

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A Bachelor's degree is preferred. Human Resources or Operations Management experience of at least 2 years is required. PHR is preferred. Strong knowledge required in the following:
* Recruiting
* Employee relations
* Compensation & Benefit program interpretation and training
* Working knowledge of employment law and regulations
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
* Strong level of influence and negotiation skills
* Ability to interact with all levels within the organization
* Upbeat, positive, and energetic attitude
* Ability to work independently and use sound judgment on HR and business issues
* Excellent time management skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
* Sitting at a computer 50% of the time
* Bending, stretching, and occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. is required
* Walking the store is an essential part of this role and is expected each day
* Professional presence and proper phone etiquette is required