Human Resources Manager - Jacksonville, FL Distribution Center

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32218-2261

Company: Grainger Businesses


Jacksonville, FL

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

As the Human Resources Manager for the Jacksonville, Florida Distribution Center and Bulk Warehouse you will report to a Senior Director of Human Resources.  You will focus on understanding then aligning important business and people strategies to ensure we have a productive environment that provides people solutions with emphasis on Strategic HR Planning and Change Management within our Distribution Center operations.  

This specific role focuses on consulting with partners to determine and build people strategies to promote a positive culture while meeting needs and positions our talent at a strategic advantage.  As a Human Resources Manager, you will be a strategic partner to the Enterprise HR Leadership Team. You will sit onsite at our Jacksonville Distribution Center.


You Will:

  • Develop HR related strategy plans. 
  • Help guide and communicate our strategy through knowledge of the business and the marketplace. 
  • Partner with DC Operations to create and execute a Non-exempt DC Associate recruiting plan. 
  • Create the human capital strategy; partner across human resources and the business to implement to close gaps and create competitive advantage. 
  • Ensure outstanding execution of cyclical HR processes that touches and shapes a great experience for Grainger team members. 
  • Work with the business to ensure we have great people and successors for all senior and essential roles. 
  • Improve engagement by ensuring our plan is well understood by all. 
  • Identify our needs and process improvement opportunities; work with Center of Excellence and Shared Services to assess and develop solutions to improve results. 
  • Support workforce analysis and measurement to assess the health of the organization and talent. 
  • Solicit employee feedback to assess the state of the organization; demonstrate the value of the feedback through action or acknowledgement; communicate in a meaningful way. 
  • Support employee relations matters. 
  • Ensure appropriate learning and growth opportunities are identified and acted on for individuals and teams. 
  • Coach the business through the appropriate change management steps to ensure successful execution of important projects. 


You Have:

  • BA/BS or equivalent preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience in related field preferred. 
  • Professional working proficiency in Spanish preferred.
  • Consulting skills with the ability to link business strategies with people strategies. 
  • Experience promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. 
  • Experience in a leadership liaison role and the ability to guide complex change. 


Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) contribution each pay period with no personal contribution required
  • Education assistance, including financial counseling, tuition reimbursement and low-cost degree options
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more


DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.