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Associate Engagement Coordinator

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


3026 South 24th Street - Omaha, Nebraska 68108

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Associate Engagement Coordinator is dedicated to driving the employment life cycle for the store they are assigned. They will primarily be responsible for the creation and execution of internal employee engagement initiatives to drive a people first culture. This position plays a vital role supporting the hiring process, orientation, training, safety, compliance, and drive excellent store communications.

Here's what you’ll do:

  • Manage the full cycle recruiting process in workday. Posting jobs, conducting interview, and coordinating final interviews with store leadership. Completing job offer and on-boarding processing through workday.

  • Setting up and conducting orientation for store as needed.

  • Will own partnership with local HR Business partner to post or add hiring events or added resources to staff as needed.

  • Manage the first 90 days of employment for a new hire to validate training and drive engaged team. Will be measured by early stage retention.

  • Full ownership of store engagement programs that include recognition that is conducted on a daily, weekly and period basis.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite and strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Compliance ownership at Store/location level. Will own processing of timely terminations at store level, I-9 processing, Minor Binder (Work Permits) current and compliant, support scheduling and Kronos reporting.

  • Will own the off-stage locations in store for the associate experience. Break rooms, office, training spaces, etc. (Associate engagement)

  • Based on volume and need for location may serve in the capacity of the Person-In-charge for portion of weekly schedules.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High School Diploma (Required)

  • College degree or college course work in Business Administration, Human Resources or related area preferred.

  • One-year Human Resources administrative support experience or Human Resource college coursework required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and customer service skills; ability to interact with associates at all levels.

  • Must have attention to detail, strong data entry skills and effective organization, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources is highly preferred.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required, and prior experience with HRIS/HRMS preferred.

  • Ability to manage in a fast paced and energetic environment.

  • Provide exceptional service to our internal and external customers and will lead by example.

  • Attention to details and a commitment to timely responses as needed.

  • Lives our core values of we serve, we have fun, we create solutions, and We win.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. The associate is required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and may bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is subject to a typical retail store environment (varied temperatures) and is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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