Position Detail

Human Resources Business Partner

Apply Location: Tracy, California

We at Crate and Barrel want to ensure we help our customers, love, how they live, in the moments that matter.  At our Distribution Centers, we begin to instill that feeling with every package we carefully pick, pack, and ship to our customers homes and into our award-winning stores. Our assortment includes more than 13,000 SKU's between each of our 3 brands; Crate and Barrel, CB2, and Crate and Kids. We are curious and ask ourselves is there a better way to do this? As part of the team here, you'll ensure every product we sell online or in-stores is delivered on-time and with quality, ensuring our customers are amazed and delighted with their selection. 

What you'll do: 

  • Partner with the human resources and business leadership teams to provide strategic and tactical HR support, ensuring alignment with corporate direction, strategic initiatives and human resources best practices. (e.g., talent recruitment, development and training; associate engagement; succession planning; performance management; legal/regulatory compliance; compensation, safety and benefit policies and practices).

  • Provide safety and workers compensation guidance and support and consistency throughout the DC/CC to reinforce the Company’s culture of safety.

  • Educate, support and follow up with leadership team regarding execution of human resources policies, processes and initiatives, and handling associate relations issues.

  • Under the guidance of the HR Manager, execute associate relations investigations, including associate/leadership interviews, documentation and follow up, supporting the administration of appropriate consequences as needed.

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to leadership on all appropriate matters, and facilitate escalation, as needed.

  • Provide operational support to leadership as needed with human resources-related functions (e.g., unemployment hearings, negative background checks, accommodations, leave of absence coordination, etc.)

  • Consistently administer human resources policies and procedures for all associates, with attention to confidentiality,timeliness, privacy and fairness.

  • Possess and maintain acomprehensiveknowledge of distribution jobs and stay up to date with industry trendsthrough regular communication, walking the DC/CC floor to observe job performance and attending operational meetings.

  • Proactively recommend and assess strategic talent and organizational development initiatives that address the evolving needs of the business. Partner with the leadership team and Training Specialist regarding associate and management development needs, identifying and facilitating activities to improve skills, encourage career development and build bench strength.

  • Mentor leadership on effective performance review process to ensure consistency, fairness and timeliness.

  • Establish best practices with the campus/network HR team to develop and coordinate programs and events

What you'll bring: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Highly motivated and well organized

  • Excellent reading, oral and written language skills (English)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) prefered 

  • Creative, flexible thinking

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills

  • Honest and collaborative team-player with exhibited ability to work independently and collaboratively with flexibility to move between projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-confident with a strong sense of personal accountability

  • Ability to embrace and leverage current and new technology to support the business; participate in ongoing training regarding technology upgrades and new systems applicable to the position

  • 3-5 years human resources experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Professional in Human Resources certification preferred (E.g: PHR, SHRM-CP)

  • Human resources experience in supply chain and/or distribution center environment preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft office products, Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Gmail and Google Suite

Job ID 2021-9364 Date posted 04/07/2021 Position Type Full-Time

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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