HR Specialist

Website Shaw's Supermarkets

About the company 

Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. With a fixation on raising the bar with innovation and building belonging through our culture, our team is rallying our company around a unique purpose: to create joy around each table and inspire a healthier tomorrow for every community.

Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with over 2,200 stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Our well-known banners include Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen, Carrs, Kings Food Markets, and Balducci’s Food Lovers Market. We support our stores with 22 distribution centers and 19 manufacturing plants.

Bring your flavor

Building the future of food and well-being starts with you. Join our team and bring your best self to the table.

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What you will be doing/Main responsibilities

• Professionally interact with associates, provides HR admin duties

• Responds to inquiries that require specialized knowledge of the function / department to respond

• Works with multiple computer programs / systems

• Collaborate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs.

• Researches and interprets a variety of information (e.g. missing product, video review, etc.)

• Sorts, files and maintains invoices, receipts, contracts, or other special department documents

• Conduct interviews, screen candidates, and coordinate the hiring process.

• Maintains complex records, logs and files, searches and investigates information found in files

• Frequent communication with management and associates.

• Maintain employee records and ensure accuracy and compliance with legal requirements.

• Handle HR-related documentation such as employment contracts, policies, and procedures.

• Assist in payroll processing, benefits administration, and leave management.

• Assist in disciplinary actions and performance management processes.

The position will be based in Wells, ME.

What we are searching for 

• Reading, writing and communication skills at a proficient level

• Ability to follow verbal or written instruction

• Intermediate keyboarding proficiency

• Intermediate computer skills: word processing and/or spreadsheet

• Math skills at a specific level (i.e. one step: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division or two step percent calculations or more advanced)

• Detail oriented, organized with and analytical skills

• Ability to multi-task

• Scheduling flexibility to cover absences

• Ability to adhere to deadlines

• Physical Environment

• Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment

• Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal

• Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday

• Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties

We believe the successful candidate has these qualifications and experience: 

• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field (preferred).

• Proven experience as an HR Specialist or similar HR role.

• Strong understanding of HR principles, practices, and employment laws.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

• Proficiency in HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) and MS Office suite.

• Attention to detail, organizational skills, and problem-solving abilities.

What is it like at Albertsons? 

Our 290,000 associates have a passion for great service and building lasting relationships with our customers. Through a companywide focus on innovation, we are continually enhancing our digital and product offerings, making it easy for customers to get what they need, wherever they are.

Albertsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

This Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Consistent with applicable state and local law, the Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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