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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr. 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 Senior Manager, HR Business Partner , you will be responsible for providing strategic support to the business and an HR team. You will be accountable for defining business requirements, and developing and executing a human resource plan that is aligned to the business strategy and organizational goals. You will manage a team of HR Business Partners and provide guidance and support.

You will work both strategically and hands-on, as needed to deliver results for the business/functional groups. Through engaging the resources of the broader HR organization, you will enable the execution of this strategy, including leveraging the functional expertise and resources of the Centers of Expertise (COE’s) and HR Operations Center. In this role, the primary area of responsibility will be Warehouse and Transportation with some office staff support.


  • Build and maintain trusting positive relationships with all levels

  • Identify, develop and implement HR programs that support the business objectives and key performance priorities of the organization.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor on any people, organizational, or capability implications of our business strategy

  • Coach and advise leaders on talent development and performance management.

  • Drive key HR initiatives including talent management, succession planning, performance management and salary reviews

  • Work strategically and in partnership with the business to develop and implement focused workforce strategies ensuring alignment with both business and HR objectives.

  • Identify key business trends and work in partnership with HR cross functional resources to develop solutions, programs and policies to aid in achievement of organizational goals.

  • Ability to identify training needs and gaps, assist with training development and facilitation of training (adhoc skill builders or formal classroom)

  • Oversight of onsite hourly recruitment and onboarding efforts

  • Play a critical role in imbedding a talent management mindset and executing a talent agenda that aligns with critical business priorities

  • Participate in annual talent review process and partner with business leadership and COE’s to create Individual Development Plans and functional talent review action plans.

  • Lead and develop an HR team

Some travel will be required



  • Four-year degree in related field required.

  • PHR, SPHR preferred


  • 5+ years of HR experience

  • 2+ years managing others

  • Fluent in both English and Spanish preferred

  • Warehousing/ Transportation support experience

  • Working knowledge of HR related laws/regulations

  • Ability to establish credibility at all levels within the organization

  • Strong internal and external customer service focus

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization

  • Ability to influence and drive change

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Results oriented

  • Self-motivated with the ability to operate independently, work proactively, and to achieve results without close supervision.

  • Demonstrated practical, hands-on, “can-do” approach, and the ability to work efficiently and creatively.

  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills.

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

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Requisition ID 12661

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Human Resources