Position Title:Sr. Human Resources Manager
Date Posted: January 30, 2018
Job Location: Kenosha
Company Name: Associated Wholesale Grocers
Contact: Sarah Smith
5000 Kansas Ave
Kansas City, Kansas 66106
(913) 288-1582
Description: Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) is a retailer-owned cooperative serving our retail member stores with a complete assortment of grocery, fresh meat, fresh produce, specialty foods, health care and general merchandise items. Through an extensive distribution network and eleven distribution centers, AWG and its subsidiaries deliver to over 3,800 retail outlets in 30 states. With annualized wholesale sales of approximately $10 billion, AWG is the largest retailer-owned grocery distributor in the U.S.

To support this growth, AWG is searching for a Human Resources Manager for our Great Lakes Division. While not an exhaustive list, duties and responsibilities of this position include:

Position Responsibilities

  • Timely employment and placement of quality new hires and internal candidates for all positions in a cost effective manner to meet operational demands and objectives. To include: recruiting, interviewing, and selection of candidates for hire/promotion.
  • With the division leadership team, support and maintain appropriate staffing levels within a positive culture and environment.
  • Effective multi-tasking in a high volume, matrix environment with ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Strong written communication skills. Solid presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Participate and lead all employee relations issues, maintaining regulatory and contract compliance.
  • Local coordination of benefits, payroll processing, performance review and compensation assessment for exempt and non exempt employees.

Position Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all federal and applicable state employment laws.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in HR or management
  • Seven - ten years HR Generalist experience in a management role.
  • Proficient computer skills, especially in the Microsoft Office suite is required. Experience with ADP Vantage a definite plus.
  • Excels at building effective relationships across a diverse population and all levels of the organization.

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