Employer: Ace Hardware
WA - Moxee
Can-do attitude? Motivated? Helpful? You’ve come to the right place. At Ace, we’re a place where you can make an impact. A place where your help is not only wanted, it’s encouraged and celebrated. A place focused on the future, looking for new and better ways to compete in today’s marketplace. A place with an iconic history, a promising future and a competitive spirit. We like to win. Sound like a place where you’d like to be? But wait, there’s more!
Our people are the foundation of what makes Ace great. We’re looking for the best people to help us fulfill our vision of being the most helpful hardware store on the planet. Join a competitive, fast-paced and friendly work environment and gain a sense of ownership, building on Ace’s continued success, and your own. Ace Hardware corporation is a retailer-owned cooperative of more than 5,000 independent Ace stores in all 50 states, and 70 countries, with 14 distribution centers throughout North America. Ace’s distribution network is one of the cornerstones of the corporation’s success. By utilizing advanced technology and an integrated team approach at our distributions centers nationwide, we’re able to consistently deliver one of the highest service levels in the industry to our retailers. This commitment to excellence carries through to each employee at our distribution centers.
The impact you can have
As a strategic partner, the HR Business Partner (HRBP) aligns business objectives with employees and management. The HRBP serves as a consultant to management on Human Resource related issues. Successful HRBP will act as employee champion and change agent. HRBP assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively to the HR Manager, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The HRBP formulates partnerships across the HR function, in both the RSC and Ace Corporate to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the retail support center’s financial position, its goals and objectives and its culture as well as outside trends that may impact the business.
What you'll do
Lead, support and encourage Ace Values: Winning, Excellence, Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility and Teamwork.
Develop and maintain successful working relationships in order to influence and provide effective HR processes, advice and support. Under guidance, provide proactive coaching, consultation and direction to management in areas of staffing, employee relations, policy administration and performance management. Consults with HR Manager to ensure solutions comply with policies and laws.
Conducts less complex employee relations investigations and determine and/or recommend the best corrective action for each situation with consultation from the HR Manager to ensure solutions comply with polices and laws.
Create a positive employee relations environment which enhances strong employee relations and high-level performance and lead by example.
Provides day-to-day performance management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, terminations, and goal setting).
Conduct New Hire Orientation, 15/30/45-day new hire check-in’s, stay interviews, and STOP observations.
Provides recruiting support for exempt and non-exempt roles
Manage tuition reimbursement and Dock to Driver program.
Manages leave of absences and worker’s compensation claims for the retail support center.
Manages the annual performance review tracking for hourly employees.
Demonstrate knowledge of current employment laws and maintains compliance.
With the guidance from corporate benefits, conduct new hire benefits orientation, process life events, organize open enrollment, 401(k) questions, notifications and doctor’s notes
Turnover reporting. Responds to unemployment claims.
Responsible to post Ace Online communication and articles.
Assist with the coordination of employee events and events to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Manages travel Per Diems and makes travel arrangements for emergency response.
Flexible to deal with issues that arise outside of normal business hours.
Other duties as assigned
What you need to succeed
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
Minimum 2-5 years progressive HR experience
Passionate "does whatever it takes" attitude.
Ability to multitask and work well in the high-pressured environment.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to create effective relationships throughout the organization with both rank & file as well as upper management.
Successful and demonstrated HR generalist experience with proven track record in compensation practices, organizational development, employee relations, diversity, performance management, federal and state respective employment laws.
Project management skills
Proven presentation and training experience, focus group facilitation
Solid knowledge and experience with investigative / interviewing techniques
Excellent consulting skills
Strong conflict management skills
Develop strong trusting relationships in order to influence, gain support and achieve results.
Effectively envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address business issues.
Be self-directed and motivated.
Take initiative to identify and anticipate business needs and make recommendations for implementation.
What can Ace offer you?
· Comprehensive health coverage and life benefits are available. Prescription drug, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts are also available.
· Generous 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan includes a company match, and other company contributions.
· Tuition reimbursement – Interested in continued self-development? Let Ace give you a hand!
· Merchandise discount – After 30 days you are eligible to purchase product from the warehouse at a discounted rate.
· Dress code – Be business casual every day!
We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.
Location: Moxee, WA
Base Pay: DOQ