Human Resources Manager

2 months ago
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
Store Leadership

Job Summary

Job Title:                HR Manager

FLSA Status:          Salary

Reports To:           HR Director/HR Assistant Director


Under the direction of the HR Director/HR Assistant Director; deliver all aspects of HR support to the assigned store(s). Support and administer the HR programs and competencies in the development of associates and managers.

Job Description


Recruit candidates with the job profile and management expectations for the position. Work with the hiring managers to determine appropriate screening questions and requirements for the role.

  • Maintain associate’s time cards to ensure they are paid accurately on a weekly basis using the Kronos software
  • Review time cards and other related information to detect and reconcile any discrepancies and policy violations
  • Adjust associate’s time cards as directed by department managers
  • Monitor accruals such as PTO (Paid Time Off) for associates
  • Notify Store Director and Regional HR Supervisor regarding employee relation issues and areas of concern
  • Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and the onboarding process of candidates
  • Conduct new hire enrollment sessions for newly hired associates
  • Coordinate all paperwork and reports at the store level
  • Review HR documents for accuracy and completeness and submit to the appropriate HR specialty in the support offices
  • Coordinate store’s uniform supply and laundering program
  • Coordinate Sunshine Fund gifts and Service Award distribution
  • Represent the HR department at store huddle ups, in-store meetings, and safety meetings
  • Maintain store communication bulletin boards
  • Partner with store leaders on store events; Boo Fest, United Way Campaigns, Bunny Hop etc.
  • Assist with HR related duties as assigned by the Store Director or HR Generalist



Organization Relationships:

  • Daily contact with all levels of store management to provide HR policy interpretation and guidance.
  • Frequent contact with Corporate Human Resource partners to gain information, work on joint projects and utilize expertise.
  • Frequent contact with in-store associates regarding store level matters.

External Business Relationships:

  • Contact with Human Resource peers through SHRM and other organizations.
  • Contact with HR interest groups, other companies, consulting firms, and a variety of industrial associates to exchange information and keep abreast of new HR developments, best practices, and market trend


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A Bachelor's degree is preferred. Human Resources or Operations Management experience of at least 2 years is required. PHR is preferred. Strong knowledge required in the following:

  • Recruiting
  • Employee relations
  • Compensation & Benefit program interpretation and training
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Interacting with all levels within the organization
  • Upbeat, positive, and energetic attitude
  • Excellent time management skills



The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Sitting at a computer 40% of the time
  • Bending, stretching, and occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. is required
  • Walking the store is an essential part of this role and is expected each day
  • Professional presence and proper phone etiquette is required


The HR Manager is a full-time salaried position. The work schedule will include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Festival Foods serves guests in over 25 full-service, state-of-the-art supermarkets throughout Wisconsin. At Festival Foods, we're not simply selling groceries, we're on a mission!  Every business decision we make is based on our "Boomerang Principle"--empowering our associates to make decisions and take actions that will "Bring the Customer Back". We are proud to be a family and employee-owned company.


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