Graybar Human Resources Advisor in Wilmington, Massachusetts
Make a difference.
As a Human Resources Advisor, you will advise employees and managers on Human Resources (HR) strategies, policies, practices, and procedures to assist with effective business operations.
In this role you will:
Provide human resources guidance and counseling to managers and/or employees on the effective application of the Company's HR policies, practices, and procedures in the areas of recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee development, training, compensation, and benefits.
Assist in the implementation of Company-wide HR strategies that support successful business outcomes.
Participate in change management efforts and complex communication initiatives.
Serve as a liaison between the field and corporate to support and deliver communication and roll out Company initiatives across all areas of HR.
Ensure facility compliance with federal, state, and local employment and labor regulations. Conduct investigations and/or reviews of employee, management, or third-party concerns.
Oversee branch recruiting, onboarding, employee engagement, recognition, and performance management activities.
Stay abreast of local, state, and federal laws, advise management of changes, and ensure branch compliance and take remedial action when necessary.
Conduct diversity and college outreach.
Help managers create training and development plans for employees.
What you bring to the table:
8 years of experience in Human Resources or related area required
Experience in a large organization with complex systems and multi-site responsibilities preferred
Four-year degree in Human Resources or related field of study preferred
HR certification preferred
Strong knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
Knowledge of sales, operations, and financial processes
Experience with continuous improvement techniques and practices
Experience with Workday and other information systems used in human resource applications
Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Interpersonal skills; able to coach and counsel many levels of employees through complicated legal and employee relations issues
Time management and organization skills
Ability to influence multiple levels within the Company
Ability to maintain confidentiality and respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
Able to travel 25-50% of the time
Why should you join Graybar?
At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.
That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.
Apply now and find out what’s next for you.
At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Not the right fit? Let us know you're interested in a future opportunity by clicking Introduce Yourself in the top-right corner of the page or create an account to set up email alerts as new job postings become available that meet your interest!
Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.