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HR Operations Specialist (Lake Forest)

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500 company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

You Will

The HR Operations Specialists support a wide range of programs and processes and may specialize in one or more areas:
-Supports talent and enterprise business processes, including but not limited to requisition creation, offer management, interview scheduling, processing hires and transfers, coordinating onboarding activities, executing organizational changes, processing terminations and audit activities
-Administers benefits and talent programs, including but not limited to background checks, relocation, employee referrals, educational assistance, unemployment, employment verifications, assessments, ad hoc benefit programs, or other
-Administer technology support such as loading and troubleshooting data loads, updating communications, loading courses, managing cohorts,
-Supports CI initiatives by identifying, suggesting and implementing changes to HR procedures/processes and policies Duties listed for HR Operations Associate as needed
-Escalation point for the HR Operations Specialist
-All other duties and tasks assigned

You Have

-Understanding of HR and talent policies, programs and processes
-Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective relationships with internal/ external customers, business partners, and colleagues.
-Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to work independently
-Exceptional customer service skills while managing multiple priorities
-Strong communication skills, both written and orally, with team member at all levels
-Excellent project management, event planning, organizational and facilitation skills with strong attention to detail and minimal amount of direct supervision.
-Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks in an interrupt and deadline driven atmosphere
-Demonstrated ability to improve processes and create work efficiencies
-Strong technical abilities to navigate and update systems and tools
-Thrives as a team player in a fast-paced, high-energy, change-oriented environment and has an ability to work with a sense of urgency and resourcefulness
-Demonstrated commitment to delivering the highest quality professional work and service
-Ability to work on cross-functional teams and foster team commitment to tasks.
-Maintains confidentiality and privacy (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996) of all personal, payroll or sensitive data in all interactions
-Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
-Proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems and associated functionality and processes; proficient with technology
-SAP HR / Payroll and SuccessFactors experience is highly desired
-Undergraduate degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
-3-5 years of experience in related field or applicable experiences
-Familiarity with SuccessFactors and SAP is highly desired
-Ability to work independently and make unsupervised decisions to respond to customer (Grainger learners at all levels and candidates) issues immediately.
-Ability to prioritize work independently and manage stakeholder expectations
-Identify trouble spots, customer service issues and/or gaps in service and raise recommendations to close those gaps.

-Able to work with all levels of leadership and team members and maintain confidentiality where appropriate

DE&I Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status