HR Generalist - Corporate and Supply Chain Functions

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Job Summary:

The HR Generalist provides support to the HRBPs for the global Corporate and Supply Chain functions consisting of Finance, Information Services, Legal, Human Resources, Supply Chain and Corporate Manufacturing.

Key accountabilities of the HR Generalist will fall in the areas of reporting and analytics, talent management and performance management, employee relations, total rewards and organizational data management. In addition, the HR Generalist will play a role in the execution of key strategic projects in the above functions.

The HR Generalist will work collaboratively with their respective clients, HR COE partners, and cross functional leadership to deliver value in service of the HR and Enterprise agendas.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Talent Management - In coordination with the Director of Talent and HRBP, supports in the execution and quality outcomes of all talent management related processes (development plan updates, talent action follow-up, succession plan refreshes, retention evaluations, calibration support). In addition, serves as the HR Talent Council representative for Supply Chain and Finance. Consults and provides feedback to drive to the right outcomes in service of the functional talent agendas and Hershey's talent philosophy.
  • Reporting & Analytics - Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources. Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns in line with line-level strategy and external marketplace. Makes recommendations for key strategic and operational decisions.
  • Total Rewards - Servers as the first point of contact for all manager and below role evaluations (new or changed) as well as employee inquiries on compensation and mobility matters.
  • HRIS Org Management - Processes all HRBP recruiting related actions, internal moves and position updates in SuccessFactors HRIS.
  • Manager Coaching & Performance Mgmt. Assistance - Provides basic coaching to first-line managers. In addition, provides support and guidance in preparing related documentation including reviewing performance improvement plans.
  • Strategic Project Support / Other Duties as Assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • 3-5 years of progressive HR experience with strong generalist focus in some / all of the below:
    • Analyzing data from a variety of sources to gather insights and identify opportunities for improvement
    • Supporting core HR processes specifically performance management and talent management
    • Coaching/influencing senior leaders
    • Handling sensitive Employee Relations matters
    • Total Rewards support (compensation & mobility focused)
    • Organizational data management

Additional Skills Required:
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced skills in quantitative and qualitative analytics and data manipulation
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Strong critical thinking skills with a methodological approach to problem solving. Understands the underlying issues and components of a problem or opportunity and perceives complex cause-and-effect patterns.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with and influence the decision making of HR and senior business leaders
  • Global mindset - understands and adapts to business differences across regions
  • Works cooperatively as a member of a team, formal or informal, and is committed to the overall team objectives rather than own interests
  • Strong desire for personal and professional development


The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans