Sr. Human Resource Generalist

Kehe Food Distributors Aurora , CO 80041

Posted 1 week ago


Good 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 Responsibilities

The Sr. Human Resource Generalist will be responsible for supporting the human resources needs of all employees at the Aurora, CO distribution center / region and safeguards confidential company information. The Sr. Human Resource Generalist responsibilities include employee relations, FMLA and other leaves of absences, workers compensation and safety, learning and development, recruiting, and employee engagement. This person must drive a progressive, proactive, positive employee relations culture and increase levels of engagement, enablement, and retention.As with all positions at KeHE, we expect that all actions will be consistent with KeHE's Mission, Vision and Values.

Essential Functions

  • Manages all human resources materials, including personnel files, new hire forms, I-9s, W-4s, 401k plan, manuals, and other personnel documents to ensure that files are current, confidential, complete, and in compliance with company and government regulations and deadlines.

  • Disseminates human resources policies, procedures, and programs to ensure that all employees are well informed and work in compliance with policies and regulations.

  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.

  • Administers the benefit program such as life, health, dental, vision and disability insurance, 401(k) vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance. Reconciles monthly insurance billing.

  • Manages employee Leave of Absence program and monitors those employees with either beginning or ending LOA's and/or monitor progress during their LOA.

  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

  • Conducts management and employee training necessary to remain in compliance.

  • Conducts internal workplace investigations, presents facts and ensures proper resolution.

  • Leverages talent acquisition support to source, screen, and interview candidates for open positions.

  • Performs new hire employee orientations while leveraging talent acquisition support.

  • Leverages safety support to administer and manage workers compensation; including reporting and handling claims and collaborating with appropriate parties.

  • Responsible for all data entry into the HRIS system.

  • Maintains working relationship with Union officials and adheres to terms of labor contract by monitoring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours and working conditions.

  • Represents management in investigating, answering, and settling grievances, by arranging and scheduling grievance hearings between union personnel, supervisor and the Management team.

  • Responds to all EEOC and/or NLRB charges.

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years previous experience within food service and/or grocery industry.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and HRIS systems and software required.

  • Must be proficient with MS Office.

  • Knowledge employment law and other government compliance regulations required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or a related field is preferred.
  • PHR, SPHR preferred

Requisition ID2019-4377

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