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HR Generalist

City of Industry, California
Human Resources

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Company: FreshPoint Southern California
Location: US-CA-City of Industry
Zip Code: 91744
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:  

At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.


JOB TITLE:   Human Resources Generalist                                     


FreshPoint is SoCal largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce.  At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce!  As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel. 

 Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint.



Supports HR Manager and HRBP to successfully implement local initiatives, and execute regional and corporate programs. Help to create an environment to attract, develop, retain, and engage talent throughout the OpCo to deliver business goals.  



  • Assists with administering company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with stated corporate objectives and federal and state legal requirements.
  • Supports aspects of the payroll process and insures compliance with federal wage and hour laws.
  • Partners with centralized recruiters and coordinates interview scheduling with the hiring manager.
  • Responsible for background and drug screen results.
  • Execution of transactional core HR processes (e.g. coordinate and conduct new associate orientation, unemployment claims processes, onboarding and exit interviews, transitional return to work, leave administration, OSHA reporting, etc.)
  • Maintains the Guardian Online I-9 portal for Compliance. 
  • Insures new employees have an understanding of company policies and procedures and benefit programs.
  • Helps direct employees to resolve benefit questions, orients newly eligible employees, and provides updates and training on benefit changes.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to associates and supervisors regarding  policy and procedure 
  • Prepares and maintains human resources and employee benefits data and reports.
  • Provides the Safety Manager with administrative support as it relates to safety programs and initiatives and prepares related reports as needed.
  • Assists in coordinating with managers and health care professionals’ accommodations, return-to-work, light-duty, and other responses for injured or disabled employees.
  • Administers FMLA program.
  • Maintains HRIS program.
  • Coordinates with managers to schedule temporary workers as needed.
  • Support and maintain payroll system and payroll-related activities 
  • Support HRBP to drive an inclusive and diverse culture 
  • Administer programs to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction levels 


  • Follow all SQF principles pertinent to the position as specified by the SQF Practitioner.
  • File and maintain employee’s personnel files.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:   The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
  • Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Experience in recruiting is beneficial.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office and various HRIS.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm.


  • 1-3 years of experience in Human Resources.
  • Bachelor's degree with major or emphasis in Human Resources, Business Administration or a closely related field 


This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  

  • Office environment with strong exposure to warehouse environment.
  • Must be able to do limited travel to Sysco facilities or operating companies.  
  • Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers,   scanners, telephones, and calculators.   
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
  • Must be able to work in various indoor and outdoor climates and driving conditions


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 81942