• Kmart HR Lead (Chehalis, WA)

    Sears HoldingsCHEHALIS, WA

    Job #65272067

  • Requisition ID 118407BR Job Title Kmart HR Lead (Chehalis, WA) Business Stores - Kmart Job Function Human Resources State or Province/City WA Chehalis Requisition Type Non-Exempt Job Description General Summary: This highly motivated individual will both implement and coordinate human resources functions within Kmart stores. He/she will have responsibility for store HR administration, associate screening, onboarding, and training, as well as employee engagement. This position reports to the Store Manager. Non Negotiable(s)/Critical Success Factors: . Collaborates with and supports store management to strategically build and foster a fun, team environment for store associates that reflects the mission and values of Kmart. . Coordinates hiring process in collaboration with the store manager and assistant store manager(s) to ensure store has qualified candidates to fill openings. . Maintains associate documents and files in compliance with company policy. . Actively communicates and builds relationships with store associates to drive associate engagement. . Ensures all associates receive appropriate orientation and training in accordance with specific job needs as well as company policies. . Maintains working knowledge of Kmart's employment policies and practices and ensures awareness and compliance throughout store. . Escalates issues of importance to store management and district, regional and corporate partners if necessary. Leadership Behaviors: Customer Focused - . Coordinates associate recognition programs including birthday and anniversary recognition. . Regularly updates associate communication bulletin board. . Maintains an open-door\" policy to effectively address associate needs. Leadership/People Oriented: . Leads by example by exhibiting a positive attitude and a sense of collaboration. . Responsible for coordinating and facilitating associate orientation. . Initiates annual hourly employment review process by providing managers with necessary tools. Holds managers accountable to deadlines to ensure evaluations are completed within the appropriate timeframe. . Adheres to privacy requirements and maintains confidentiality of associate information. Process Thinking - . Ensures all necessary new associate paperwork is submitted in accordance company guidelines. . Maintains compliance with regard to associate drug testing and background check policies. . Ensures store compliance for monthly HR Review process. . Responds to associate inquiries on policy, benefits, and compensation; understands proper methods and resources available to obtain information or direct associates and/or managers regarding non-routine inquiries. . Responsible for maintenance of online application system. Effectiveness/ Attains Results - . Understands HR Scorecard and assists management in holding associates accountable to meet defined goals. . Proactively monitors ongoing associate training completion to meet 90% minimum monthly requirement. . Processes and reconciles weekly time sheets; follows up with employees to ensure accuracy. . Ensures that HR administration is completed in accordance with company guidelines. . Maintains the online application system to ensure adequate candidate flow for hourly store openings. . Maintains associate information in labor and scheduling tool to aide in optimal staffing with in store and compliance with federal, state and local labor laws. Effective Decision Making - . Assists in resolving associate issues; escalates issues to store manager or appropriate management as necessary. . Conducts candidate pre-screen interviews to provide store with a qualified candidate pool to fill open positions. . Maintains working knowledge Kmart's employment policies and practices and ensures awareness and compliance throughout store. Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Education/Training . High School Diploma required. Experience . 3-5 years experience in a retail environment preferred. . Some human resources experience preferred, but not required. Skills/Abilities . Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, changing environment. . Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. . Ability to set priorities and effectively manage time. . Proven ability to build teams and encourage/model collaboration. . Prior experience and high comfort level with computer programs and systems. . Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently. . Strong decision making skills. . Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and build a high level of trust. . Ability to effectively communicate with both management and associates. . Effective oral and written communication skills. The duties, responsibilities and requirements presented in this job description should not be construed as an exhaustive list of roles or responsibilities. Years Experience 2 - 5 Years Experience Preferred Minimum Education High School / GED Travel Requirements None Physical Location 07331: CHEHALIS, WA

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