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Sysco HR Generalist in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Job Summary:

The HR Generalist role is critical to support the Corp HRBPs and all Corp functions. The HR Generalist directly manages employee relations and performance management concerns, as well as supports workforce planning initiatives. The HR Generalist leads HR projects in support of HRBPs. This role is an expert in HR systems, and analyzes key HR metrics to identify progress and opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise and provide coaching to leaders on employee relations, performance management, HR policies and other related topics.

  • Analyze HR data for insights and actions.

  • Partner with leaders and HRBPs on initiatives and org changes, including workforce planning.

  • Supports HRBPs on annual HR initiatives, including engagement survey and action planning, compensation processes, talent review, etc.

  • Identify and recommend continuous improvements to HR programs and processes to drive efficiencies and enhance associate experience

  • Lead various HR projects as directed by HRBP team.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major or emphasis in Human Resources, Business Administration or a closely related field required for external candidates but preferred for internal candidates degree

Experience Required:

  • 5 years HR experience in large, complex organization

Experience Preferred:

  • Proficient in HRIS systems – Workday preferred

Licenses/Certifications Required:

  • HR Certification (SPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP) preferred

Technical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, and a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organization (executive to associate level)

  • Analytical skills, including intermediate level Excel and PPT skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience delivering presentations and facilitating workshops to various levels

  • Knowledge of HR federal and state laws and regulations

  • Strong project management skills


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June and July 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

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’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider 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.