US Foods HR Generalist in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The HR Generalist is responsible for supporting, managing and implementing human resources strategies, programs and processes for the Corporate Supply Chain function and under the direction of the Sr. Director of Human Resources or HR Manager. They will provide professional advice and consultation to department management in the daily execution and delivery of Human Resources programs and initiatives including the areas of employee relations, compliance, performance management, employee development, employee engagement and retention, training, compensation, staffing, and policy interpretation


Collaborates with leaders in the creation and implementation of short and long-term talent initiatives designed to assure the highest levels of performance, as well as attainment of business unit and corporate goals. These plans may include strategies associated with talent attraction, engagement, retention, development, compensation or performance management.

Advise supervisors and managers on application of Company policies to ensureconsistency and accurate policy interpretation.

Facilitates timely resolution of employee relations issues while maintaining an appropriate balance between employee and management advocacy.

Counsel managers and supervisors on disciplinary actions, procedures and appropriate documentation. Review performance improvement plans and provide feedback to leaders prior to communicating with employees.

Provides counsel to managers, supervisors, and employees about development tools and opportunities to develop new skills and prepare for advancement. Supports managers in preparing Individual Development Plans.

Partners with HR Centers of Excellence regarding strategies for filling roles with top talent, building talent capabilities, and compensation reviews.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; SHRM certification desirable

Related Experience: Minimum 4 years HR experience with at least 2 in professional (non-administrative) role. Experience consulting with and advising management teams. Prior experience with affirmative action requirements at a Federal government contractor preferred. Familiarity with legislation concerning employment such as: ADA, FMLA, EEOC, FLSA, Title VII.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to make timely and informed decisions and understand when to escalate issues. Effective coaching, performance management, and presentation skills;Demonstrated ability to build strong client relationships, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster cultural change;

ability to interact with all employee levels.Experience working with MS Office and Workday (or similar HR systems) preferred.


Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Generalist

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No