• Human Resources Senior Generalist

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Human Resources
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • As the Human Resources Sr. Generalist, you'll partner with assigned business leaders and their functional teams to optimize the contributions of their people, and also support our employees throughout their employee experience .   As stewards of the company culture, the HR teams drive competitive advantage wtih our customers through the heart of the company -- our people and our culture.




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    As a Human Resources Sr. Generalist, you'll provide expert level advice and consultation to business leaders in the areas of talent selection, organizational and individual development, employee relations, and cultural experience.  As the HR strategic partner for your functional customers, you'll develop ongoing relationships and represent HR related opportunities and challenges in both strategic and day to day activities, engaging other HR teams (Shared Services/COEs) as needed for support.   


    Every day is different, but you can expect these activities among your responsibilities:

    • Analyzing people metrics/KPIs and providing recommendations and solutions
    • Enhancing our talent through needs definition, sourcing support, and selection guidance
    • Assisting with workforce planning and strategies and initiatives in support of talent management and succession planning
    • Evaluating leadership development opportunities and helping leaders navigate resources and tools to support their employees
    • Coaching both managers and employees on performance management and employee relations issues
    • Supporting Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
    • Investigating reported complaints and determining course of action
    • Assisting leaders by increasing their understanding of HR practices and policies affecting their business needs and employee life cycle
    • Educating employees and leadership teams on benefits available to employees, such as retirement plans, benefits, wellness initiatives
    • Monitoring regulatory requirements and providing guidance to leaders to increase compliance and reduce risk 


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • SPHR or PHR certificate preferred
    • Four or more years of HR generalist experience
    • Advanced knowledge of employment law and regulations
    • Working understanding of affirmative action plans and EEOC compliance
    • Proficiency with office software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations); MS Office, Google tools, or equivalent
    • Familiarity with HRIS applications
    • Ability to work with confidential information

    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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    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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