Don't let our casual and fun work atmosphere mislead you (we proudly wear jeans and t-shirts to work), we are wicked smart people focused on achieving results. How else would our company have grown to annual sales of over $4 Billion in 2018? Enough about the past though, our future is compelling. In addition to maintaining our US leadership position we are focused on growing and enhancing our global business. We have a fantastic leadership team that prides itself on focusing on individuals' strengths, treating people like people and not as objects and delivering both results while enabling rewarding careers. The Ottawa Distribution Center is comprised of 700+ associates, over 1,500 during peak, and 4 shifts.
An entry-level position to ensure our company strategies are attained and our business needs are supported through consistent attraction and retention of outstanding talent. Provide HR support for a high-volume DC workforce whom facilitate the processing and distribution of merchandise in a cost effective, safe and customer service oriented manner for fulfillment to 81 countries globally. Execute people and culture initiatives to enable company and distribution center goals; specifically, manage internal and external talent acquisition as well as other generalist duties. Additionally, act as the distribution center's first contact for the general public while representing the corporate culture and brand.
Show Passion, Innovation and Teamwork through a focus of People and Integrity - AEO's core values!
Maximize the first impression in order to promote the AE culture and take the first step in retention of associates
Assist in the development and ongoing onboarding initiative
Oversee and maintain in partnership with IT department DC Kiosks; application process, Kronos/ADP/Nest
Assist the Ottawa HR department in carrying out recruitment efforts, onboarding and HR programs
Greet applicants and pre-screen potential candidates
Facilitate DC tours as needed
Work with operations team to schedule onsite interviews
Process background/drug screen testing
Assist HRBP with creating and extending offers
Prepare New Hire paperwork - reviewing, tracking, forwarding to payroll and benefit departments
Prepare orientation and benefit packs and facilitate orientations
Organize and host weekly Walk-In Wednesdays & Stop-In Saturdays
Assist in the development and execution of HR departments overall goals
Maintain and oversee the interest to move process and communicate necessary changes
Assist HR department with administrative functions:
Maintain, organize and prepare HR general files, department files and Associate files
Maintain confidentiality of associate personal information
Assist DC associates with questions regarding policies, benefits, payroll, etc.
Associates Degree is required but the ideal candidate will have an Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Public Relations or a related field
2+ years of previous human resources or related experience is required
Open to work schedule to meet needs of daylight, evening, and weekend shifts
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment, with critical attention to detail
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Excel, Outlook, and other internet applications