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HR Generalist

Company: Associated Wholesale Grocers
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

HR Generalist Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) is a retailer-owned cooperative serving over 3,000 retail member stores with a complete assortment of grocery, fresh meat, fresh produce, specialty foods, health care, and general merchandise items. Through an extensive distribution network and nine distribution centers, AWG and its subsidiaries deliver in over 28 states. In addition to its cooperative wholesale operations, the company also operates subsidiary companies which provide real estate and supermarket development services, digital marketing services, and is a wholesale supply provider of health and beauty care, general merchandise, specialty/international foods and pharmaceutical supply. If you have a passion for retail, the drive to succeed in a fast-paced industry, we can't wait for you to join the team! Make us your Best Choice! SUMMARY: The Human Resource Generalist will perform daily functions that support the Corporate Human Resources (HR) department including: hiring, interviewing, and new employee orientation; administering pay, benefits, and leave; supporting the Learning Management System (LMS); and providing administrative support as needed. This role reports into the HR Manager. The ideal candidate will maintain a positive, open and honest environment with the highest level of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The individual must have the ability to perform the responsibilities listed below. The list is not all inclusive of duties that may be requested by the department head or a member of upper management but are intended for an understanding of the purpose of the position. It is the responsibility of each individual at AWG to provide ultimate customer service to our members to support their efforts in increasing same store sales and profits. Recruits job applicants to fill entry level, professional and technical job openings. Conducts benefit new-employee orientations and works with employees to resolve benefit problems and concerns. Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, and communicating benefit information to employees. Performs data entry of salary and other payroll related changes into ADP, including new hires and terminations. Maintains data integrity and accuracy with HRIS for Human Resources recordkeeping. Performs data entry KRONOS time keeping system as needed. Responsible to track and maintain all appropriate records for all leaves of absences, including working with insurance carrier on short term and long term disability matters. Assists in the implementation of personnel policies and procedures. Supports Learning Management System (LMS) in Alchemy. Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training (e.g., safety training, anti-harassment training). Updates LMS library as needed (e.g., employee handbook, benefit guide revisions) Responds to employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints. Partner and escalate as needed. Supports annual company-wide performance management process (PMP) and Talent Planning Process (TPP). Assist with scheduling, communication, employee training, and other duties as needed. Assist in coordinating employee activities (e.g., company picnic, luncheons) and Corporate employee communications (e.g., Promotions, New Hires, and other AWG events and activities). Maintain all office filing and assure compliance with government and company regulations and procedures regarding record maintenance and retention. Responds to State Unemployment claims on terminated employees. Ensures confidentiality on privacy matters and demonstrates good judgment. Work as a member of the AWG team so the total job responsibilities are met. Actions must always stress a sense of cooperation, integrity, tact and consideration with our members, associates and division management. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. A reasonable accommodation will be considered according to the ADA if it would not impose an undue hardship on the operations of the business without significant difficulty or expense. The accommodation would permit a qualified employee the ability to perform all essential functions of the job within the safety and contractual guidelines of the position. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and SKILLS: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field highly desired. 2-3 years' Human Resources experience and proven experience recruiting. Knowledge and understanding of Federal, and State labor laws required. Working knowledge of HRIS, Payroll and Learning Management Systems (LMS). KRONOS and Vantage ADP experience preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Exceptional conflict resolutions skills and ability to coach others. Strong administrative skills organized and detail-oriented (ability to follow-up). Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and professional discretion. Efficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Proficiency in Google Sheets / Docs / Slides. Successfully complete and pass a background check and drug screen. Bilingual highly preferred Benefits: Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Health Savings Account Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time 401(k) with 4% match along with 3 other contributions Tuition Reimbursement Basic & Supplemental Life and AD&D Employee Assistance Program Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Wellness Program Yearly Holiday BonusJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceWork Location: Hybrid remote in Kenosha, WI 53144

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