Job ID 2020-18388

Human Resources Manager


Human Resources



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Our Human Resources Team partners with our business leaders and their functional teams to optimize the contributions of their people, and also support our employees throughout their employee experience .   As a steward of the company culture, the HR teams drive competitive advantage wtih our customers through the heart of the company -- our people and our culture. Be part of it!

The Human Resource Manager supports the Regional Human Resources Director with the management of day to day Human Resource services for Gordon Food Service (GFS) division. This role will coordinate best practices in employee relations, compensation, training and development, benefits, recruitment, succession planning and leadership development along with building other effective tools needed by GFS management. 


How will you make an impact?

Recruiting and Onboarding

  • Manages various aspects of the recruiting and selection process including securing a variety of advertising venues, and delivering interview skills training to managers. Supports the orientation process for new hires and managers. 

Performance Management and Employee Relations

  • Educates and consults leadership on the Performance Management process, understands and leverages the Talent Management Suite, coaches employees and managers on employee relations performance, practice or policy issues,  promotes the open door policy. 
  • Responds to, investigates and determines course of action for complaints from GFS employees or others in regards to Gordon Food Service. 

Learning and Development

  • Educates and assists leaders on the GFS Leadership Development initiatives. 
  • Facilitates training and monitors required leadership training and development for completion. 
  • Monitors effectiveness of  training by periodically auditing employee knowledge. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Understands GFS compensation practices and policies and ensures leaders understand how to properly implement.
  • Assists with the process for annual compensation changes and bonus payouts. 
  • Plans and supports benefits enrollment processes as well as educating employees and leaders on GFS retirement plans, benefits and wellness initiatives. 

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Understands and promotes GFS Diversity and Inclusion Vision and Guiding Principles. Confirms AAP compliance. 

Absence Management

  • Supports the administration of Workers Compensation, short and long term disability and FMLA using applicable software to manage processes. 

Employee Events Coordination

  • Plan and implement employe events that perpetuate Gordon Food Service Culture

Manages Team

  • Interviews, hires, trains, and retains staff.  Conducts performance monitoring of staff, initiates follow through with disciplinary action and termination in consultation with Human Resources when appropriate for the department.  Mentors, motivates, and develops staff and serves as a role model and resource to them
  • Develops and manages capital and operational budget for the department. 

Leading Candidates will differentiate themselves with these strengths:

  • Five or more years human resources experience with prior leadership or management experience required or an equivalent combination of education, training, and professional experience.
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, business, or related field. 
  • Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred. 

Career Area

Corporate Functions

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We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.


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