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HR Operations Specialist

Date: Sep 20, 2022

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

Company: Grainger Businesses

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.

Hours of Operation are 8-5 for the role. This position typically does not work evenings or weekends.

You will report to the HR Operations Lead. 

You Will

Support talent and enterprise business processes, including requisition creation, offer management, interview scheduling, processing hires and transfers, coordinating onboarding activities, implementing organizational changes, processing terminations and audit activities

  • Administer benefits and talent programs, including 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,
  • Support CI projects by identifying and implementing changes to HR processes and policies
  • Tasks listed for HR Operations Associate
  • Escalation point for the HR Operations Specialist
  • All other duties and tasks assigned

You Have:

  • Understanding of HR and talent processes
  • Establish relationships with internal/ external customers, business partners, and colleagues.
  • Customer service experience
  • Excellent project management, event planning, and facilitation skills
  • Improve processes and create work efficiencies
  • Technical abilities to navigate and update systems and tools
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996) of all personal, payroll or sensitive data in all interactions
  • Proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems and associated functionality and processes; proficient with technology
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in related field or applicable experiences
  • Identify trouble spots, customer service issues and gaps in service and raise recommendations to close those gaps.
  • Work with all levels of leadership and team members

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility 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) company contribution each pay period
  • 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.