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Human Resources (HR) Generalist - Payroll & Benefits

Augusta, Maine
Job Type
18 Sep 2022
Are you a HR Professional that is ready for the next move in your Career with a national, growing company?

This is YOUR chance!

The HR Generalist will be primarily responsible for the Benefits and Payroll function for our location.

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Assist the site management team in staffing and development of qualified personnel and other Human Resources (HR) functions while ensuring compliance with government regulations and corporate policy. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Manage the Benefit and Payroll function for the Operating Company. Work with Corporate and Regional Associates as needed for these functions.

Manage new hire orientations to include but not limited to benefits, policies and procedures, company history and other pertinent information.

Facilitate associate relation issues during absence of VP, HR. Gather necessary information, researches, and discusses with appropriate parties as necessary. Assist with finding solutions. Stay abreast of situations to ensure problems are resolved. Keep VP, HR abreast of all situations. Assist with creating, implementing, maintaining and updating human resources policies and procedures.

Assist with providing benefit information to associates, by directing associates to PFG's Benefits Center. Encourage timely benefit elections. Ensure necessary information is input into the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)in a timely manner.

Ensure fair pay practices for all associates. Manage the bi-weekly Payroll process to ensure timely and accurate processing occurs. Work with local, regional and corporate Associates as necessary.

Manage the Leave of Absence process for all Associates - ADA, FMLA, STD, LTD

Maintain and ensure legal compliance of associate personnel files and HRIS database. Assist in maintaining the HRIS system. Attend training as required and necessary. Provide ad hoc reports as requested.

Help maintain accurate information regarding annual HR audits (e.g., new hire, disciplinary action, termination, etc.). Provide necessary reports, logs, files, etc. as requested during audits.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Schedule is generally regular office hours, Monday - Friday. However, one evening per week is required to work until 6pm to support night shift Associates. Other hours (early mornings, evenings, weekends) may be required based on Associate support needs. Must be willing and able to work necessary hours to support the organization and complete tasks in a timely manner.

We are looking for someone who specializes in thinking on their feet and thrives in an active and busy environment.

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience

4 - 6 Years Human Resources generalist experience with three (3) years in Benefits and/or Payroll Management. Current and thorough knowledge of employment law.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors Human resources, business or related area

6 - 10 Years Human Resources generalist experience with three (3) years in Benefits and/or Payroll Management. Current and thorough knowledge of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts employment law.

Senior / Professional in Human Resources (SPHR or PHR) certification is desirable.
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.
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  • Job Reference: 715492091-2
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2022
  • Location: Augusta, Maine
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent