Compass Group, North America HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER - FOODBUY in Charlotte, North Carolina

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER - FOODBUY 9/27/17North Carolina-Charlotte

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Job ID: CB09201781179Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

Our associates' experience and knowledge are our greatest asset. Continued positive growth is a necessity and we remain committed to providing our associates access to the best opportunities for career development and advancement.


Ready for a career adventure- a chance to add fresh idea and enthusiasm to our growing and dynamic team? Foodbuy is looking for aFlexible,Optimistic,Resourceful, andTransparent candidate for this unique role.

Who is Foodbuy?

We are the industry leader in procurement and supply chain solutions. We are the subsidiary to the 6thlargest company in the world (Compass Group PLC), yet Foodbuy’s CEO knows all associates by their name. We pride ourselves on our ability to source and provide a variety of products and services that help our customers more easily, and cost effectively, run their businesses. We work with clients in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Healthcare, Education and Entertainment industries, and of course we support Compass Group-- which is the world’s largest contract food and support services provider.

Are you “the One”?

If you are an energetic Human Resources professional with generalist knowledge, enjoy thinking outside the box, have strong business acumen, and desire to take HR objectives to the next level—then you could be the one. In this position, you would be responsible for delivering against Foodbuy’s people strategies in the areas of recruitment, onboarding and orientation, learning and development, talent planning, compensation, associate engagement, people analytics, legal compliance and employee relations.

Why Foodbuy?

We care about our associates, our clients, and our community. We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers. Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong. Our compensation packages are competitive. And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates’ careers to grow along with us. We have an open and modern work environment, believe in flexibility, and promote a collaborative open door environment.

Additionally, we follow a value system called FORT, which stands for Flexibility, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent. FORT is the foundation for everything we do at Foodbuy. It is how we behave and interact with our clients, business partners and fellow associates.

What Will You Do?

While each day will be different--- the key responsibilities are providing generalist support for your assigned internal clients in the areas of:

  • Hiring, Onboarding, & Orientating of New Associates

  • Liaison with recruiting team to ensure positive candidate experience

  • Facilitate panel interviews and support with interview structure & decisions

  • Draft offer letters, oversee completion and organization of new hire paperwork and personnel files, including ensuring compliance with background check and Form I-9 and E-Verification processes

  • Support the creation of tailored training plans and execution of Company’s onboarding program

  • Input associate information into SAP and maintain information as it changes (from address changes, tax withholdings, name changes, to pay increases)

  • Employee Relations & Employee Engagement

  • Interpret and communicate various HR policies and procedures and ensure consistent and fair execution across teams

  • Coach associates and management through performance and employee relations issues. Provides guidance to management on appropriate disciplinary action if needed

  • Maintains and coordinates associate recognition and Be-A-Star programs

  • Supports associate engagement survey interpretation/feedback process

  • Identify critical need areas related to retention and takes appropriate steps to rectify problems

  • Learning & Development

  • Support managers and associates with the creation of thoughtful and effective Personalized Development Plans and Training Plans

  • Oversight of HR SharePoint platform where HR program documents are housed and utilized by managers and associates

  • Talent Planning

  • Work with leadership team to complete succession planning, and potential/performance calibration studies. Use data to assess team needs, specifically making recommendations on associate development and strategies for building bench and increasing associate retention

  • Internship & Rotational Undergraduate Program

  • Provide coordination and facilitation for the Company’s Internship and Undergraduate Rotational programs

  • Provide support to HR Director in areas of compensation studies, bonus and merit process facilitation, annual performance appraisals, and other HR projects

Got the Goods? (aka “requirements”)

  • 5+ years human resources generalist experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required; Master’s degree a plus.

  • PHR or SPHR designation strongly preferred

  • Previous experience as part of a centralized HR environment, preferably in a corporate setting

  • Ideal candidate has experience providing HR support for a professional associate population

  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective communication and ability to collaborate with a broad range of individuals

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Prezi, Adobe, and Visio preferred

  • Strong presentation skills required

  • Ability to travel approximately 15%

Great People. Real Opportunities.

Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Career LevelManagement (Manager/Director)SectorFoodbuy, Compass CorporateAreas of InterestHuman ResourcesEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleNorth Carolina-CharlottePreferred LanguageEnglish