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HR Generalist/Manager - Bilingual

Job Summary

The HR Generalist will work directly with our Distribution Center employees and management to provide a variety of generalist services and manage the day-to-day human resources activities including: administration of HR policies and procedures; recruiting/staffing; benefits (including STD and FML); salary/pay administration; performance management; employee relations (including progressive discipline procedures, as needed); coaching; and training and development. You must be knowledgeable with HR concepts, practices and administrative procedures.  You will work directly with the HR Director and with Corporate HR for various initiatives. You will also prepare and deliver internal employee communications, as well as have oversight of the HR Assistant who is responsible for processing Payroll. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Employee Relations & Legal Compliance - Provide support and advice to the DC management and employees regarding any employee relations matters that arise and interpret company policies and procedures. As needed, may conduct internal investigations and, if necessary, work with the HR Director and/or Corporate HR or internal and/or external counsel to resolve such matters.
  • Recruiting/Staffing - Sourcing, recruiting and selecting of non-exempt and exempt employees for the DC.  May act as liaison for on-site representatives of temporary agency (ies) to ensure the adequate temporary staffing levels and capabilities.  Ensure legal compliance of all applicable laws and policies concerning recruitment, employment and staffing.  Work with DC management to support and assist with cost control measures and analysis of staffing activities.
  • Benefits & Compensation Management - Support administration and communication of benefit plans (i.e. medical, dental, STD & LTD, 401K, life, tuition reimbursement, etc.), and the company's compensation plan. Assist with employee benefit and compensation questions.
  • Training and Development - Support development and design of management and/or employee development & training materials, often building from corporate initiatives.   Research subjects, suggest/develop relevant curriculums and presentations; recommend/acquire any necessary training materials. Conduct seminars/training. Oversee training objectives for management and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned - Support implementation and communication of policies and procedures; may document standard operating work procedures; work with the HR Director and Corporate HR to suggest updates to policy and departmental procedures; act as a liaison with Employee Activities Committee; provide departmental administrative support; prepare necessary reports, etc.

Required Qualifications

Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years progressive HR experience
  • Distribution Center, Warehouse, Manufacturing, or similar work environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • In depth knowledge of HR legal issues/requirements, benefits, employee relations, and human resources concepts
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an outstanding ability to communicate and represent a professional presence
  • Possess a high sense of ethics and discretion
  • Ability to work with confidential information and guard such information without fail
  • Ability to be responsive and persuasive at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • General knowledge of payroll and benefits administration 

Preferred Qualifications

Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Communications, business or another related field
  • PHR
  • eTime or other Time & Attendance systems

The Bradford Group is a world leader in direct to consumer marketing and provider of gifts, collectibles, home décor, and jewelry.  Founded in 1973, we have an unyielding commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service which has helped us become one of the premier direct marketing companies in today's international economy.   

Benefits: Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.

We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!

The Bradford Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Adem Tahiri at 847.581.8529 or

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