Area HR Business Partner-Multi Location So Cal -Blended: (Onsite and Remote)
Company: US Foods
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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Leads human resources practices and initiatives across the Area hub
and market distribution centers (DCs) driving a high performance
culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, goal attainment,
recruitment and ongoing development of employees. Oversees human
resources activities of the Area's employee relations matters
including company values and culture, employee/management advocacy,
talent assessment, recruitment and selection. Accountable for
maintaining and impacting human resources metrics that support the
achievement of the organization's business goals.
Blended: The work is a combination of onsite and remote as defined
by the role segmentation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead multi-site Area HR function including coverage of the Area hub
and virtual leadership of HR staff in the market distribution
centers (HR Coordinators / Generalists).
Coordinate and consistently execute HR initiatives across the
Provide leadership, direction, and partnership to the management
team. Establish and maintain partnerships with all staff through
effective counsel on HR and other Area matters.
Maintain a positive work environment, conducting pro-active
employee relations activities such as holding regular roundtables
and structured feedback sessions.
Identify and monitor the Area's culture so that it supports the
attainment of the company's goals/key results and promotes employee
satisfaction. This includes a specific focus on maintaining the
target culture in DCs where the HR presence is limited to an HR
Coordinator. Manage employee survey results and cultural
development to implement targeted action plans and partner with
Area leadership aimed at optimizing employee morale, engagement and
Identify and apply recruiting strategies to ensure a timely
response to filling open positions. Collaborate with Regional HR
Business Partner and Area Leadership to close talent gaps and
improve recruitment, leadership development, and retention plans
that meet business goals. Support outreach efforts by developing
quality relationships with multiple sources.
Provide counsel to managers and employees regarding on-the-job and
formal training opportunities to aide in their development. Assist
in preparing Individual Development Plans and facilitate the
performance management process.
Interact with functional leaders and employees to gain a first-hand
feel for their daily responsibilities and challenges. Form solid
working relationships with the functional leaders, based on
thorough knowledge of the business and HR procedures.
Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the business
and culture. This will require a presence on multiple shifts and /
or ride-a-longs in the field with drivers and sales department
employees on a regular basis.
Partner with Legal to reduce legal risk, ensure regulatory and Code
of Conduct compliance, and encourage a culture of accountability
and speaking up.
Human Resources Coordinator(s), Generalist(s) in DCs
Internal: Area President, Leadership Team, mid-level managers and
supervisors, other Area personnel; Regional HR Business Partner and
Corporate HR partners, Legal and other functions as needed /
External: Job candidates, employment agencies, government agencies,
third-party service providers.
Education/Training: Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work
experience required; professional HR certification desirable.
Related Experience: Minimum five years human resources experience
with at least three in a professional (i.e. non administrative)
role. Experience consulting and advising a large management team.
Prior experience working in a collective bargaining environment
preferred (for Areas with a collective bargaining environment).
Strong understanding of legislation concerning employment (e.g.
ADA, FMLA, OSHA, FLSA, Title VII). Previous supervisory experience
strongly preferred. Prior experience in a Federal Contractor
environment preferred. Ideal candidate has experience that includes
collaboration in a functional matrixed environment and virtual
leadership across multiple sites. Overnight travel may be required
to participate in trainings, meetings, or other company events.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Sense of urgency in addressing
organizational/individual needs. Ability to make timely and
informed decisions and understands when to escalate issues.
Organizational and time management skills. Excellent verbal and
written communication skills. Proven success in building and
maintaining positive and productive working relationships with all
levels of staff, and a demonstrated ability to impact and influence
all levels of management. Ability to navigate an organization
through change, and influence employee engagement and morale.
Experience working with such resources as PeopleSoft, Success
Factors, and TALEO (or similar HR systems) preferred. Presentation
and leadership skills required.
Physical Requirements: NA
***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender
Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***
Associated topics: advisor, business partner, generalist, hrbp,
human resources associate, human resources generalist, officer,
operations partner, professional, representative
Keywords: US Foods, La Mirada , Area HR Business Partner-Multi Location So Cal -Blended: (Onsite and Remote), Other , La Mirada, California
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