C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) in Hatfield, Massachusetts

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers 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.

Position Overview

As a Human Resources Business Partner , you will be responsible for providing HR support to a department or location. This includes performance management, leadership coaching and training, employee engagement, employee relations, and progressive coaching support.

You will work both strategically and hands-on to deliver results for the business/functional groups. An HR Business Partner engages the resources of the broader HR organization to enable the execution of this strategy, including leveraging the functional expertise and resources of the Centers of Expertise (COE’s) and HR Operations Center.


  • Implement HR programs that support the business objectives and key performance priorities of the business unit

  • Partnering with Supervisors and Managers, serve as a trusted advisor on any people, organizational, or capability implications of our business strategy

  • Coach and advise Supervisors and Managers on talent development and performance management

  • Support key HR initiatives including talent management, training, succession planning, workforce planning, performance management, and salary reviews

  • Participate in the annual talent review process and partner with Supervisors and Managers to create Individual Development Plans

  • Coordinate HR and Company initiatives that enhance engagement, performance and retention (e.g., company surveys, community events, recognition)

  • Manage and resolve employee relations issues

  • Depending on the complexity of the business you support, HRBP may also provide administrative and operational HR support to a business unit, such as new hire orientation, supporting time and attendance systems, maintaining employee files and bulletin boards, coordinating company initiatives like surveys, community events and recognition.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related field required, or equivalent work experience

  • 3 - 5 years of Human Resources experience as an HRBP or HR Generalist

  • Working knowledge of Human Resources related laws & regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility and influence Supervisors and Managers

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus

  • Drive to deliver outstanding results across the organization

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), negotiation, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively across divisions, functions and levels

  • Project management, analytical and organizational abilities; ability to use data to inform insights

  • Ability to identify and handle priority and/or sensitive issues with discretion, and a commitment to confidentiality

Requisition ID 10657

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Human Resources