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Verified Pay $96000 - $120000 per year
Hours Full-time
Location Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania

About this job

About This Role

The RSC Human ResourcesManager leads and administers the organization's HR programs and policies and is accountable for all employment law compliance, talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management practices, community relationships and guidance of consistent practices and processes for the RSC. This role leads a team to ensure a high level of HR service is met to strategic operational partners throughout the RSC. They will have oversight and manage the employee services function at the RSC as well. This includes CMN as well as other company and community events. Additionally, the position will participate in recruiting and onboarding all senior manager roles within the RSC with guidance from the Retail Support Manager (RSM) and Regional HR Manager.

The RSC HR Manager will also act as the strategic business partner with Operations within the RSC. This will include all exempt and non-exempt talent acquisition, employee relations, policy administration and assistance with employee services and events for the RSC.

What You'll Do
  • Collaborates with and assists the RSC Regional HR Manager with RSC specific HR strategy. Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to ensure continual improvements and efficiencies with RSC.
  • Lead and administer organization's HR programs and policies as they apply to employee relations, comp, bens, safety, performance, and staffing.
  • Manages day to day operations of the HR team within the RSC
  • Oversee talent acquisition and employee on-boarding process for RSC population, compensation equity and compliance, unemployment administration, leaves of absence administration, workers comp administration, benefits administration, personnel file administration
  • Partners with Regional HR Manager on strategic direction of the department and creates goals for team based on direction
  • Responsible for planning and managing the business within General Admin cost center
  • Partners with operations to train, develop and mentor RSC exempt staff
  • Investigate employee relations issues within the RSC and determine the best corrective action solution for each unique situation.
  • Participate in final termination decisions, respond to all employee relations issues/concerns and conduct employee relations investigations as required
  • Provide guidance to exempt staff on employee relations/performance issues; consult on the development of performance goals; editing performance appraisals; drafting constructive criticism or development feedback for inclusion in performance appraisals
  • Collaborate with operations team to create and oversee employee recognition programs, employee events and other activities to help create a positive and highly engaged environment.
Ace Hardware is committed to promoting and maintaining a safe, healthy and injury-free environment for all team members. This is our number one priority, and we will support programs and initiatives that focus on this commitment. It is critical that all team members take responsibility for their safety as well as the safety of others to ensure that Ace Hardware is a world class safety organization.

What you need to succeed:
  • Be a safety champion by promoting a safe and productive workplace through your own actions, including the proper use of PPE, safe operation of powered equipment and safe lifting techniques as determined by the role.
  • Be an active participant in contributing to a successful safety culture in the facility.
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field
  • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred
  • 5 years HR management experience
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communications, research, negotiations, persuasion, analytical, problem solving, resourcefulness and influential staff development skills.
  • Detail orientated self-starter able to handle heavy, priority shifting workload with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a high-pressure environment.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to create effective relationships throughout the organization with both rank & file as well as upper management.
  • Successful and demonstrated HR generalist experience with proven track record of increased responsibility.

Compensation Details:

$96000 - $120000 per year

Why should you join our team?

We live our values - W.E.L.I.G.H.T (Winning, Excellence, Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility, and Teamwork). Gratitude. Humility. Love. You don't often see values like these in most corporate statements, but Ace is different. These things are important to us. They represent our commitment to the company, our employees, to Ace retailers and to the Ace brand.

In addition to providing our employees a great culture, Ace also offers competitive benefits* that address life's necessities and perks, many of which expand and improve year after year, including:
  • Semi-Monthly Pay
  • Incentive opportunities, based on role/grade level (rapid company growth over the past 5 years resulted in incentives being paid out at an average of 126% of your target opportunity!)
  • 18 days of vacation immediately available (prorated in the first year) and up to 9 paid holidays depending on the month of hire
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision and disability – up to 26 weeks short-term disability and long-term disability) & life insurance benefits for you and your dependents.
  • Generous 401(k) retirement savings plan with company contributions, averaging 9.6% per year of eligible earnings over the past 5 years
  • Ace invests in every employee we hire, with a key focus on development and coaching. We offer on-site classes, facilitator-led courses, and a generous tuition assistance program, plus a performance management approach that goes beyond the typical annual review.
  • Your career at Ace is more than just a job. It's a chance to be part of something meaningful. We help locally-owned businesses thrive and make an impact in their communities – and we support our employees in doing the same by offering our employees opportunities to help Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the Ace Helpful Fund through the Ace Foundation.
  • Employee discounts on Ace merchandise (including top brands like Weber, Traeger, Yeti, Craftsman, DeWalt and more), travel, fitness, computers and thousands more.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – access to free visits to therapists and lawyers, guidance on financial matters, elder and childcare, and assistance with tickets to entertainment events.
  • Birth/Adoption bonding paid time off
  • Adoption cost reimbursement
  • Identity theft protection
* Benefits are provided in compliance with applicable policies.

We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.


The pay range for this position starts as listed in the job posting, but could be higher based on education and experience. Please note, compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each opening. We take into consideration the minimum requirements outlined in the job description, such as an individual's education, training and experience, the position's work location, required travel (if any), and external market conditions when determining the final salary for potential new hires.

Be aware that salary estimates published via alternate online job boards may not be a true representation of the actual pay range offered for this position. Please refer to the Ace position description for the accurate starting pay range information and feel free to discuss this with a Talent Acquisition professional if you are chosen to move forward with an interview.

This written "Position Description" is not intended to cover all aspects of the position listed. It is meant to cover the basic/general essential job functions of a particular position. Ace Hardware Corporation reserves the right to change job duties, including essential job functions, according to business necessity.