HR Generalist

Coborn's Support Center - Belle Plaine, MN

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $59,000 a year
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Coborn's Wants YOU

Coborn’s, Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic and confident Human Resource Generalist who is passionate about people! As a Human Resource Generalist, you will be responsible partnering with your assigned store and department leaders to provide human resource expertise on all aspects of talent acquisition and human resources. If you are ready and willing to jump in and be a contributor to the growth and success of Coborn’s, Inc. then we would love to talk to you! This position will support our stores in Belle Plaine and New Prague, Minnesota.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of the Human Resource Generalist may include any combination of the below duties (and more!):

Champions a positive guest culture with a “Say Yes to the Guest” approach, where each of our internal and external guests are treated as our most important guest.
Proactively builds the candidate talent pool by seeking out and building relationships with top talent for current and future job openings. Includes direct calls, networking, posting and engaging on social media, sourcing candidates from various groups, hosts in-store job fairs, attends external job fairs, etc. Is a key player in bringing on the right talent in the right jobs.
Provides Human Resources advice, support, consultation and guidance, including application of HR policies and processes, with leaders and employees. Navigates and recommends resolutions on employee issues; leads employee relations initiatives and investigations to ensure a positive and fair work environment, while maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations.
Continually partners with leadership to build positive employee outcomes by establishing and maintaining connections with leaders. Helps shape a remarkable work environment by staying abreast of current trends and anticipating impending employee concerns or needs. Participates in employee recognition initiatives and events.
Conducts an engaging new hire orientation that mirrors our dynamic company culture.
Maintains timekeeping records and submits to corporate payroll according to deadlines.
Facilitates development training programs to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of all employees and leadership. Assists with succession planning to further develop high potential employees.
Assures and maintains general compliance with state and federal regulations for all human resources practices while also maintaining and tracking various reports and HR metrics.
Responds to government requests for unemployment information and hearings.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position:
is a high-energy, enthusiastic, and confident human resource “rock star” with excellent communication and relationship building skills;
has proven experience in human resources;
possesses a detailed knowledge of human resource best practices;
is able to work with internal employees and external candidates as well as with all levels of leadership;
is self-motivated and possesses excellent organization, planning, and time management skills, and is able to multi-task across multiple projects with varying deadlines; and
has a working knowledge of all employment laws, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act, FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, and Harassment (preferred).

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field is preferred. One to three year of experience as a human resource generalist is preferred. Must be able to travel locally (day trips) between stores and work outside of normal business hours as needed.

Overview

At Coborn’s, Inc. we go all out to “Be Remarkable.” Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We’re growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Join our grocery teams and connect with guests in a fast-paced retail position with advancement opportunities where you are encouraged to shine as you use your guest service skills. If you're friendly and dependable and you like to work with terrific guests, we'd love to talk about an opportunity on our team.

Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located in the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn's, Cash Wise, Marketplace Foods, Hornbacher's, and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's, Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Subway and Erbert and Gerbert's.

Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity one guest at a time. With a vibrant and fun work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefit packages, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.

Here’s a list of some of the many benefits that we offer:
Vacation Pay
Holiday and Sunday Premium Pay
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
401(k) plans
Voluntary Benefits
Additional benefits available to full time team members

Because we value our people and know our employees enjoy shopping our stores, we offer an employee discount on a variety of private brand items when employees use their MORE Rewards account at the checkout of your local Coborn’s-owned grocery store.

Because we know everyone needs a coffee break to recharge from time to time, employees who work in a store with a coffee shop receive a discount on their purchase!

In addition to this list, we also offer flexible scheduling. We understand that many of our employees are trying to juggle school, practice, family time, errands and personal hobbies, all with only about 16 hours of “awake time” in a day.

We celebrate a culture of recognition, encouraging employees to recognize and thank one another for remarkable behavior. We even have an app for that!

We’re always looking for motivated, high-potential employees who want to be part of our next generation of leaders! There are opportunities to grow within our company to positions you may not yet even know exist. Coborn’s, Inc. offers a variety of development programs for employees who want to grow their careers with us.

Finally, we believe that building a team of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and perspectives inspires fresh thinking and opens us up to new possibilities. We are an EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply