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Associate Generalist Human Resources

Associate Generalist Human Resources

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 
 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 
 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

 

In this role, you will lead and collaborate with business partners regarding all aspects of HR, including policy interpretation, employee relations and HR programs, performance management and more. You will also be responsible for assisting in driving effective organizational change management strategies, employee engagement programs and leadership development initiatives to foster a dynamic, diverse culture.
 

Responsibilities:
 

• Communicating with employees on policies and procedures while providing counsel to associates to maintain a productive and positive work environment, serving as liaison between associates and management. Manage all employee investigations when required.
• Assisting leaders and managers with performance management issues, retention strategies and employee performance development. Ensure all employees are trained to use tools and resources for effective performance and development evaluations.
• Partnering in recruitment and new hire processes including coordinating position openings, developing job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies, interviewing candidates, reviewing job offers, new hire orientation and acting as liaison with the hiring manager and the Talent Management teams.
• Participating in various projects and project delivery, such as annual merit processes and quarterly HR data reporting and analysis.
• Developing strong collaborative relationships with all members of the HR department and related teams, such as HR Business Partners, HR Operations and other key contacts.
• Fostering an environment of open communication and honest feedback through employee feedback discussions.
• Observing all EEO compliance and Affirmative Action programs, including drafting annual AAP, managing annual employee compliance trainings and reviewing all hiring, training, transfer and promotion practices.
• Maintaining compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to HR matters, including providing direction in audits conducted by government agencies (i.e., OFCCP) as needed.
• Assist the HR Manager with Workers Compensation management and return to work program.
• Other duties assigned by Human Resource Manager. 
 

Requirements: 
 

• Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, Business, or Organizational Management related educational experience preferred.
• Knowledge of state and federal employment law, including HR technical knowledge of EEO, AA, FMLA, ADA, unemployment, and worker’s compensation, investigation processes, compensation practices, benefit programs, and recruitment processes.
• Minimum 1-3 years of HR Generalist experience preferred.
• Demonstrated employee management/relations/communications experience, dealing with difficult employee issues with tact while ensuring that company policies are followed fairly.
• Travel requirement: 10% or less.
 

Skills: 
 

• Systems: Microsoft Office HRIS systems – SAP preferred.
• Ability to work closely with management and leadership teams.
• Strong analytical, mathematical, conceptual thinking, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
• Ability to read, listen and communicate verbally and in writing to drive impact.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, be detail-oriented and have the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with a sound sense of urgency and time management to be able to meet deadlines.


 

REQUISITION ID

141594 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.
 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.
 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. 
 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. 
 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

Position Summary

 

In this role, you will lead and collaborate with business partners regarding all aspects of HR, including policy interpretation, employee relations and HR programs, performance management and more. You will also be responsible for assisting in driving effective organizational change management strategies, employee engagement programs and leadership development initiatives to foster a dynamic, diverse culture.
 

Responsibilities:
 

• Communicating with employees on policies and procedures while providing counsel to associates to maintain a productive and positive work environment, serving as liaison between associates and management. Manage all employee investigations when required.
• Assisting leaders and managers with performance management issues, retention strategies and employee performance development. Ensure all employees are trained to use tools and resources for effective performance and development evaluations.
• Partnering in recruitment and new hire processes including coordinating position openings, developing job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies, interviewing candidates, reviewing job offers, new hire orientation and acting as liaison with the hiring manager and the Talent Management teams.
• Participating in various projects and project delivery, such as annual merit processes and quarterly HR data reporting and analysis.
• Developing strong collaborative relationships with all members of the HR department and related teams, such as HR Business Partners, HR Operations and other key contacts.
• Fostering an environment of open communication and honest feedback through employee feedback discussions.
• Observing all EEO compliance and Affirmative Action programs, including drafting annual AAP, managing annual employee compliance trainings and reviewing all hiring, training, transfer and promotion practices.
• Maintaining compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to HR matters, including providing direction in audits conducted by government agencies (i.e., OFCCP) as needed.
• Assist the HR Manager with Workers Compensation management and return to work program.
• Other duties assigned by Human Resource Manager. 
 

Requirements: 
 

• Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, Business, or Organizational Management related educational experience preferred.
• Knowledge of state and federal employment law, including HR technical knowledge of EEO, AA, FMLA, ADA, unemployment, and worker’s compensation, investigation processes, compensation practices, benefit programs, and recruitment processes.
• Minimum 1-3 years of HR Generalist experience preferred.
• Demonstrated employee management/relations/communications experience, dealing with difficult employee issues with tact while ensuring that company policies are followed fairly.
• Travel requirement: 10% or less.
 

Skills: 
 

• Systems: Microsoft Office HRIS systems – SAP preferred.
• Ability to work closely with management and leadership teams.
• Strong analytical, mathematical, conceptual thinking, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
• Ability to read, listen and communicate verbally and in writing to drive impact.
• Must have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, be detail-oriented and have the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with a sound sense of urgency and time management to be able to meet deadlines.


 

REQUISITION ID

141594 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.
 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.
 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Arlington, VA, US, 22209


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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