HR Manager - Supply Chain

JC Penney   •  

Manchester, CT

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

The HR Manager will develop and execute HR initiatives designed to advance the performance for the Manchester, CT - Logistics Center.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with the recruiter to execute staffing strategies resulting in high quality hires and achieving retention goals.
  • Serving as the point of contact for all distribution center associates to resolve problems or provide consultative advice in the areas of associate relations, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives in key human resources areas such as retention, performance management, PDP & PIP development, employee satisfaction, strengthening of the front-line supervision and HR processes.
  • Administering and assisting in the development and implementation of the performance management cycle. Providing guidance anddirection to associates with emphasis on maintaining a high performing work environment (emphasis on coaching, counseling, policies, procedures and standards).
  • Conducting internal investigations as appropriate.
  • Managing associate relations to ensure alignment with company policies, procedures and employment laws. Will take appropriate action in dual role of associate advocate and management coach.
  • Evaluating and/or supporting the evaluation of company human resources-related programs and activities to help ensure that human resources policies are implemented.
  • Identifying and sharing best practices with HR partners across assigned areas to improve performance and leverage lessons learned.
  • Reviewing all termination decisions prior to implementation to ensure all policies and procedures have been adhered to. Conducting exit interviews and sharing feedback with Business partners to establish/correct trends and identify any problems which may be occurring.
  • Maintaining the centers compensation programs to ensure market competitiveness and monitoring salary adjustments to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Providing new hire orientation and communicating benefit changes.
  • Coordinating the annual open enrollment process.
  • Facilitating annual associate engagement survey process, including data collection, feedback sessions with employees, and assisting in coordinating action plans for all departments.
  • Conducting training for center as needed.
  • Managing data entry and administrative duties of the Senior HR Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred. PHR/SPHR preferred.
  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience as a generalist.
  • Experience working in an HR retail environment preferred.
  • Peoplesoft, Workday or other HRIS system experience.
  • Drives connectivity, takes initiative, proactive in impacting engagement.
  • Strong, demonstrated proficiency with communication skills, influence, adaptability/flexibility, and building relationships.

Job ID: 1083895