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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Wine Warehouse California
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Wine Warehouse is a multi-generational, family owned and operated, wholesale distributor of fine wine, beer and spirits. With an award winning premium portfolio, we have something for everyone. We offer a strong family culture, and are committed to cultivating a positive and inclusive workplace experience. Quality, family and integrity are the pillars of our company, and we are seeking individuals who share these values.

Position Description:

Under general supervision, performs a wide range of Human Resource functions including but not limited to recruiting, new-hire onboarding, workers compensation, leave of absences, and general correspondence. Responsible for the overall day to day functions of the H.R. department in the Richmond office.

The overall responsibilities also include preparation of routine announcements and memos. Provides assistance to the Executive Vice President and HR team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other related duties may be assigned or requested:

Posts job openings both internally and externally for warehouse and support functions.
Screen candidates, coordinate interviews, and partners with the Human Resources Business Partner to send out offer letters and provide status updates to candidates.
Partners with department managers and supervisors to recruit and onboard temporary and seasonal workers.
Under direct supervision, administers the use of third party agencies

HR Operations
Provides basic guidance to employees and managers related to policy, procedure, PayCom, and benefits.
Partners with Human Resources Manager for more complex employee relations issues.
Partners with Human Resources Manager to ensure compliance in the Richmond office, including, but not limited to, time & attendance, poster compliance, and legal updates.
Under direction of the Human Resources Manager, leads the safety program for the Richmond office, including, but not limited to, safety training, safety checklists, and ordering safety supplies.
Partners with the Benefits Manager to collect enrollment forms and coordinate Open Enrollment meetings for the Richmond Office.
Prepares and communicates company quarterly newsletters
Partners with the Human Resources Business Partner on recognition programs.
Works closely with the Human Resources Manager to support the exiting process for employees in the Richmond office.
Create and communicate employee movement announcements.
Other Ad Hoc projects as assigned

Workers Compensation
Handles all Workers Compensation claims for the Richmond facility in a timely manner
Sends authorizations to the licensed clinic for employee evaluations and reviews results daily
Acts as main contact for employees, managers, and insurance companies for Richmond claims
Partners with HR Manager to train Richmond management on proper procedures

Leave of Absences
Manages Leave of Absences for the Richmond office, including being a liaison between the employee, the manager(s), payroll, and IT
Accurate tracking of all Leave of Absences for the Richmond office and staying compliant with notices and medical certification requests
Manage accommodations and return to work processes for Richmond

New Hire On-Boarding
Partners with the recruiting team to conduct new hire orientation and safety training for warehouse and support function new hires in Richmond and Commerce.
Partners with Human Resources Manager to draft and communicate new hire announcements on a weekly basis

Position Requirements:
Minimum three 2-3 years' experience in Human Resources, emphasis on HR Operations and/or recruiting preferred.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Intermediate to Advance level in Excel and Word.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - flexible, understanding, and discrete in compiling confidential and sensitive information.
Command of written and spoken English.
Proficient in writing and/or editing business correspondence
Ability to effectively coordinate projects with a diversity of individuals at all organizational level
Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities

Physical Standards:
The employee must be able to walk, climb stairs, bend, reach, and lift if necessary, up to 25 pounds. To successfully perform the essential job functions, an employee must meet the physical demands required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential job functions.
Individual may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lift as required when filing documents or storing materials through the work day.

Competitive salary
Benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401 (k) matching, and paid vacation and holidays

Wine Warehouse is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Wine Warehouse is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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