HR Compliance Specialist

Job ID
Job Category
Human Resources
Nearest Metro Area
MI-Grand Rapids

At Gordon Food Service, "Everyone Is Important"


It's one of the Core Values that makes our company strong.  Our Compliance professionals are here to ensure that we have both the tools and the culture in place to maximize the performance of our people and ensure that they feel valued and recognized.  Divisional HR teams work daily with the business to bring the "people perspective" into the discussion and also to support our employees through their work life cycle, preserving the culture that makes us unique.  In addition, HR teams in our Home Office provide the strategy, processes, and programs that allow us to attract, develop, reward, and retain a workforce of over 19,000 people.   

Position Summary:

Ensures governmental compliance with the support of the Compliance Manager including federal contractor compliance.


Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the HR divisions to ensure essential human resources practices, policies and employment processes are effectively implemented.
  • Trains and provides guidance and communication to the Divisions regarding compliance with SSN verifications, I-9s, Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC), background checks, employment eligibility (via E-Verify), unemployment, drug screening, and other practices, policies and compliance related topics.
  • Administers HR vendor programs;  assists with integrations, implementations and ongoing evaluation of HR vendor programs.
  • Monitors business unit adherence to regulatory, and organizational compliance. Provides  communication, and guidance to divisions to increase awareness and compliance.
  • Administers GFS employee mobility programs including relocation
  • Maintains electronic GFS Human Resources related sites.
  • Reviews policies annually to ensure compliance and accuracy in e-handbook, updates as needed.
  • Provides audit support as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Associates Degree in Human Resources or Related field is required
  • Three or more years experience in Human Resources, Compliance, Audit or other related area or an equivalent combination of education, training, and professional experience.  
  • Strong customer service skills.  
  • Data analysis experience required.  
  • Knowledge of human resources laws and employment practices preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Related field is preferred
  • SHRM certification is preferred

Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.  



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