Sr. People Generalist

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About Imperfect:Founded in 2015, Imperfect Foods, a Certified B CorporationTM (B CorpTM), is the leading online grocer at the forefront of eliminating food waste and building a better food system. We work directly with farmers and producers to rescue, redistribute, and develop goods across multiple grocery categories, and to date have rescued more than 150 million pounds of food from lesser outcomes. Our customers enjoy a customizable service that is more affordable and more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store.

Mission: At Imperfect Foods, we're on a mission to eliminate food waste and build a better food system for everyone.

Net Zero Carbon Commitment: Imperfect Foods pledged to become a net-zero carbon operation by 2030. To do that, we’re working to optimize every part of our business operations and supply chain to mitigate waste, and are switching to 100% renewable energy in our fulfillment centers and vehicle fleet by 2027.

Please consider completing the optional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) survey below. Doing so will help keep us accountable for the DEI commitments we have made as a company. By choosing to disclose elements of your identity, you are informing us about our candidate pool and the ways we can continue to improve making Imperfect Foods an inclusive company for everyone. Responses will in no way affect your candidacy for the position you apply for.  Information collected will be kept secure and confidential and will be used solely to evaluate our DEI efforts. We thank you in advance for helping us to become a better company for people of all backgrounds.

About the Role:

The Sr. People Generalist will assist our People Business Partners (PBP) and local leadership with the employee lifecycle of HR activities including onboarding, administration, and employee relations. The Sr. Generalist should demonstrate a passion for HR and be energized by the challenges involved with a fast-paced, growing organization.Responsibilities:Support of administrative duties which may include: full-cycle recruitment, new hire onboarding, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations, employment separations, employment verifications, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance, and HRIS management Provide day-to-day performance management guidance and coaching to leadership such as communication strategy, people processes, employee engagement, interviewing, and systemsWork closely with leadership and employees to improve work relationships, increase morale, productivity and retentionResponsible for benefits administration, which includes tasks such as conducting benefits meetings, assisting with open enrollment, managing leaves of absenceReports and manages workers’ compensation and injury claims including any work accommodations, referrals, and updating OSHA logsMaintain both the active and inactive personnel filesConduct exit interviews and determine trendsSupport other duties and initiatives as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:At least 2+ years of Human Resources experience, including working knowledge of HR services (employee relations, performance management, recruitment, and employment law)Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or another related field preferred SHRM-CP or PHR preferredExceptional analytical, problem-solving, project management, and collaboration skillsDetail-oriented and highly organizedDemonstrated proficiency in communication (written and oral)Must be able to work independently and on a teamProficient in basic Microsoft Office and/or Google suiteAnalytical, problem-solving, project management, and collaboration skillsBilingual English/Spanish is highly preferred

About You:You’re level-headed: you are a creative problem solver with a knack for critical thinkingYou’re people-driven: as an Imperfect Foods representative and often people’s first point of contact, you can’t wait to share our mission and our valuesYou work efficiently and calmly within tight deadlines and can juggle multiple projects at onceYou’re detail-oriented: Organization, task prioritization, and logistics all fall in your comfort zoneYou’re adaptable: Needs change quickly and you have a great attitude about itYou have an “own it” mentality: You thrive on learning opportunities and new challenges. While knowing when to ask for help, you also move quickly to get it doneYou’re a self-starter: You see something that needs to be done, and you take responsibility for it, no task is too smallYou’re passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for allYou have a strong interest in the field of HR

Details of Position:Full-time exempt position reporting to the local People Business PartnerOn-site position based out of our local facilityExposure to a refrigerated environmentCompetitive benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401K, paid parental leave, and a recurring discount towards your Imperfect account!

Imperfect's commitment to DEIImperfect Foods is steadfast in its commitment to being an actively anti-racist company.We understand that it is necessary to take ownership and accountability for building an equitable workplace where all members of our organization can truly belong. It is our responsibility to ensure that every department at every level of our business reflects the diversity of the world we live in. We aim to achieve this through our hiring practices and by championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programming that fosters a supportive work environment where everyone can thrive and have connections across teams.

DEI programming is available for all employees and we highly encourage staff participation. It is only with everyone’s unique perspectives, experiences, and beliefs that we can help shape a culture of belonging and create an environment where all Imperfectionists are celebrated.

U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Visa Sponsorship: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States, however, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.

COVID update for on-site employees: All Imperfect Foods employees must be fully vaccinated to be on-site or at company functions. For roles that require an employee to be on-site to fulfill their job functions: job offers are contingent on providing proof of vaccination (e.g., a copy of a vaccine card or other similar official document confirming vaccination status). Apply for this job

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