HR Generalist (Hybrid)
Denver CO
Full Time


Denver CO

HR Generalist

About the role

The HR Generalist is responsible for supporting our HR Business Partners and HR leaders in driving, and enhancing HR related programs and processes for their designated customer groups. Responsibilities include supporting the execution of overall human resources initiatives and programs including on-boarding and off-boarding, company policies and practices, employee relations, engagement, reporting, talent acquisition, talent management and Workday Management. This role will also support efforts in analyzing and reviewing data and programs to support our HR people initiatives to include DE&I.

To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency
  • Deal with and drive change
  • Organize, prioritize and be accountable for multiple tasks at a given time while meeting and exceeding deadlines
  • Utilize complex problem-solving skills to translate business needs into organizational solutions that enhance team member capability and satisfaction
  • Ability to flex between thinking strategically and executing tactically
  • Focus on living the value of serving through collaboration across many teams, levels, and situations
  • Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner

Your Responsibilities

  • 50% HR General Support
    • Support leaders and teammates in HR practices
    • Document policies, procedures, and be a resource to train admin managers
    • Drive usage of HR programs and processes throughout the organization
    • Execute offboarding tasks including exit interviews
    • Complete onboarding requirements and monitor I9 compliance
    • Support manager questions regarding core HR practices and act as liaison with recruiting team
    • Assist with and/or handle appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
    • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local labor laws
    • Other duties as assigned
  • 25% Data Analytics
    • Determine trends and gaps in our people through data and insights
    • Support reporting and analysis of project and program work
    • Collect, clean, analyze, and interpret data to identify opportunities and advisable actions that optimize talent and drive business results
  • 25% Workday Management
    • Administer activities within the Workday system to support programs and projects
    • Update, educate and provide guidance to team members needing support on policies and procedures regarding HR practices
    • Administration and understanding of Workday core HR processes
    • Coach and assist internal team and HRBP’s on use of system standards
    • Partner with HRIS team to manage system upgrades, system changes and related technical requirements
    • Execute and update procedures in Workday (employee transactions)
    • Participate in testing within the system to support enhancements and configurations
    • Support with change management and cascading communication to the broader audience regarding system changes
    • Provide recommendations for new or changes in system functionality
    • Be an active participant in Workday community and research

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of HR experience or a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 5 years of HR experience
  • Thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills to coach and guide the management team and to support and to motivate staff
  • Experience with Workday HRIS System
  • A solid understanding of employment and labor law
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and project management skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good to have:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Labor Relations experience is highly desired
  • Prior experience with Workday
  • Human Resources experience with companies supporting 250-500 or more associates
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong prioritization skills

Other Considerations:

Ardent Mills is headquartered in Denver, CO. This role will be based in Denver and will operate under a hybrid structure of part-time in-office and part-time remote.

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not.  Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position.  It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills


Denver Office CO


1875 Lawrence Street, Denver CO, 80202

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Employment Type:

Full time

Additional Information:


We provide market-driven base pay, based on skills, abilities, and level of experiences. Our salary ranges are broad, and individual salary will be market competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of skills and level of experience. The starting range for this position is $69,590.29 - $92,816.06, with additional earning potential possible commensurate with experience. Additionally, we believe that our team members are the reason for our success and all team members are incentive eligible with a target based on contribution, company performance, and individual results achieved. While the specific bonus plan and target amount will be determined based on the role and breadth of contributions, the targeted bonus plan and targeted percentage amount for this role is Bonus - MIP, 5% Annual.


At Ardent Mills we offer a wide range of benefits to our team members and their eligible family members. Some of our great benefit programs you may be eligible for include: • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage• Health and Dependent Savings Accounts • Life and Disability Programs • Voluntary Benefit Programs • Company Sponsored Wellness Programs • Retirement Savings with Company Match • Team Member and Family Assistance Program (EAP) • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays • Employee Recognition Program with Rewards (RAVE).

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