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Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. We also own and operate a growing manufacturing base right here in the United States, proudly producing nearly all of the upholstered furniture and much of the lighting sold through our brands. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you are an expert in global logistics, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources, or home delivery and have a passion for quality and customer service, our Supply Chain Organization may just be the place for you.
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Senior HR Generalist
Summary
Title:Senior HR Generalist
ID:328239
Shift::Day
Location:South Brunswick, NJ
Description

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Company Overview


Since it was founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams’ single store in Sonoma, California, into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and west elm. That growth continues today. Our Global Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company and key to its success.

Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you have a background in distribution, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources or home delivery – and are looking for a job with a strong opportunity for gaining new skills and for advancement – our Supply Chain Organization is just the place for you.

We employ thousands in our regional distribution operations and in our over 600 retail stores, customer care centers and corporate headquarters. That’s why we work hard to support the community, including the institutions that are important to our employees, such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Provides human resources support for assigned areas including Associate Relations, dispute/conflict resolution, EEO, benefits, compensation, FMLA administration, training & policy development and implementation. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Critical employee relations and EEO support and related on-site training. 

  • Provides guidance and coaching to associates on employee relations issues. 

  • Administers and communicates FMLA regulations to associates. 

  • Assists in coordination of associate activities and is well acquainted with the workforce. 

  • Maintains knowledge of the new legal issues in the Federal and State HR arenas. 

  • Stays mindful of acceptable legal practices in the daily work place and diligently enforces policies in a manner consistent with the laws. 

  • Provides guidance and consultation to management in the resolution of staff complaints, performance coaching and counseling. 

  • Maintains overall awareness of EEO laws and regulations and responds to any issues or complaints of staff. 

  • Conducts investigations, prepares reports and makes recommendations as required. 

  • Participates in cross-functional teams responsible for the development and implementation of HR initiatives. 

  • Uses strong oral and written communication skills to explain complex regulations to all levels of staff. 

  • Provides HR support to other facilities as needed. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Need to be available to work Tuesday-Saturday 10am-7pm 

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in related HR function areas. 

  • Bachelor?s degree in a related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. 

  • Strong knowledge of employee relations, compensation and benefits and FMLA regulations. 

  • Experience of working in a distribution environment is preferred. 

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills. 

  • Ability and willingness to work 1 weekend every month to support a 7 days a week operations. 

  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. 

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