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US Foods HR Generalist - Sacramento-“Blended: Onsite & Remote” in Sacramento, California

Join Our Community of Food People!

BASIC PURPOSE

Responsible for the Distribution Center Human Resources practices and policies under the direction of the Area Human Resource Business Partner. Responsibilities include recruitment, policy interpretation and administration, employee relations, training, compensation, leave administration, recordkeeping and other duties as necessary to ensure maximum effectiveness of the Human Resources function. Provides coaching and counseling support to management and supervisors in the areas of employee relations, performance management, training, and policy interpretation. Facilitates timely resolution of employee relations issues while maintaining an appropriate balance between employee and management advocacy. Supports Operations with the administration of the collective bargaining agreement(s) in union facilities.

Blended: The work is a combination of onsite and remote as defined by the role segmentation.

NEW US Foods Facility opening in Sacramento early 2022! Come be a part of our team! Training will take place at the Livermore, CA facility. Travel required for training while commuting to the to the Livermore facility will be covered in accordance to the US Foods travel policy (mileage, hotel stays, meals, and other approved expenses in accordance with the US Foods travel policy).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in the development of department goals and objectives, and execute plans to meet these goals. Advise supervisors and managers on application of Company policies to ensure consistency and accurate policy interpretation interdepartmentally.

Investigate and resolve employee complaints timely using informed decision making skills. Escalate more significant issues to the Area HR Business Partner for resolution.

Counsel managers and supervisors on disciplinary actions, procedures and appropriate documentation. Review performance improvement plans and provide feedback to leaders prior to communicating with employees.

Collaborate with the Area HR Business Partner to develop programs and processes that promote a positive work environment. Conduct pro-active employee relations activities such as Distribution Center structured feedback sessions and employee recognition programs.

Conduct recruitment efforts for Territory Managers, administrative and hourly employees. Meet with hiring managers to review job descriptions and confirm skills required for job openings. Review qualifications of potential candidates responding to job postings and facilitate the selection process. Assist with determining compensation offers. Support recruiting efforts by attending job fairs, college recruiting fairs and trade shows. Arrange for advertising and posting of job vacancies, and notify eligible workers of position availability. Maintain documentation in accordance with OFCCP requirements.

Facilitate new-employee orientation and ensure appropriate onboarding process of new employees.

Counsel managers, supervisors, and employees about on-the-job and formal training opportunities to develop new skills and prepare for advancement. Support managers in preparing Individual Development Plans

Maintain documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, and disciplinary actions. Maintain personnel files.

Participate in interactive discussions with employees in compliance with ADA and support the Workers Compensation Program.

Manage Distribution Center’s annual Affirmative Action Plan. Ensure good faith outreach effort compliance, sharing openings with appropriate recruiting sources and educating managers on proper interviewing, selection and recordkeeping guidelines. Ensure proper administration of the Taleo Applicant Tracking System.

Partner with HR Shared Services to maintain Human Resource Information System records and produce reports.

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Vice President, Local Sales, Vice President Operations, mid-level managers and supervisors, other division personnel; Area HR Business Partner, HR Shared Services

External: Job candidates, employment agencies, government agencies, third-party

service providers

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; SHRM certification desirable

Related Experience: Minimum 4 years HR experience with at least 2 in professional (non-administrative) role. Experience consulting with and advising small management teams. Prior experience working in a collective bargaining environment (union facilities only) preferred. Prior experience with affirmative action requirements at a Federal government contractor preferred. Familiarity with legislation concerning employment such as: ADA, FMLA, EEOC, FLSA, Title VII.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to make timely and informed decisions and understand when to escalate issues. Working knowledge of MS Office software required; HRIS familiarity; experience with applicant tracking programs and dispositioning of applicants preferred; effective presentation skills; ability to interface with all employee levels.

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COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.

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