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Employee Engagement Specialist

Green Chef

Green Chef

Aurora, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Employee Engagement Specialist

**This role will be based onsite at our distribution center M-F.**

You will …

  • Become the face of the growing Culture & Engagement Team locally and be part of a broader National team to streamline initiatives across our different Brands and Distribution Centers.
  • Own & support daily initiatives in all Factor Distribution across the Chicago Area (Aurora, Burr Ridge, Lake Zurich, Lyons, Juliet).
  • Coordinate and host Monthly Engagement Events for both hourly and exempt populations.
  • Be responsible for a budget of up to $50,000 on Monthly Engagement Initiatives throughout the site.
  • Launch & manage our current Recognition Programs and help develop and rollout out new initiatives in partnership with local site operations and HR teams.
  • Build and streamline local site programs to support an inclusive environment promoting effective and engaging two-way communication by leveraging various vehicles from TV and video to flyers, text messages, postings, and in-person meetings.
  • Assess the effectiveness of programs for continuous improvement - identify gaps in systems and processes so you may propose/build solutions to meet our employee's diverse needs best.
  • Work directly with employees to collect feedback and find local ways to improve the culture.
  • Foster strong partnerships cross-functionally and work closely with Operations teams to support them in owning and improving the employee experience on their teams.
  • Partner with the local HR team to ensure all processes operate efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Support on ad hoc projects from the Human Resources or Operations Team
  • This role is 100% on-site in the Distribution Center.

You are…

  • Someone with strong organizational skills and a goal-oriented approach to work;
  • A collaborator who focuses on relationship building and working closely with other members of the team and the business;
  • A self-starter who can work independently while also contributing to a high-performing, global team;
  • Creative and innovative, with the ability to efficiently execute against several competing tasks and projects;
  • Focused on effective and inclusive teamwork with the capability to thrive in an autonomous environment working with a diverse set of stakeholders;
  • Customer service focused - hospitality and a contagious positive attitude are key;
  • Able to self-manage on a day-to-day basis based on your roles and responsibilities, but not afraid to ask questions and escalate quickly when you need assistance

At a minimum, you have...

  • Exceptional communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal, and problem-solving skills;
  • 2+ years of work experience in a related field, HR, customer service, and/or coordinator position;
  • Proficiency with Google Apps (i.e., Gmail, Docs, Slides, Sheets), Microsoft Suite, and video conferencing;
  • Experience supporting general HR functions is strongly preferred;
  • GED/HS diploma required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and integrity;
  • Ability to commute to and work from a field Distribution Center location 5 days a week, with the ability to travel to additional local DCs as needed.
  • Bilingual/Multilingual candidates preferred

You’ll get…

  • Competitive salary, 401k with company match that vests immediately upon participation, and company equity plan based on role
  • Generous PTO and parental leave of up to 16 weeks
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits with options at $0 monthly, effective first day of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Up to 75% discount on subscriptions to HelloFresh meal plans (HelloFresh, Green Chef, Everyplate, and Factor_)
  • Access to 6 different Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including those for minorities, women, veterans, parents, and LGBTQ+
  • Inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company that is growing exponentially year over year