17 days old


Wakefern Corp.
Bel Air, Maryland
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time



Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland, a retail supermarket company and member of the Wakefern Food Corporation (cooperative), is seeking qualified candidates to serve as the Director of Human Resources. Klein’s employs more than 1300 (non-union) associates at its nine (9) locations in and around Bel Air, Maryland.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with Operations executives, develops and executes the HR and talent strategy to support business objectives
  • Identifies and oversees people-related projects designed to increase the employee value proposition; influences and educates mid and senior level stakeholders
  • Leads team of HR specialists (including employee relations, talent attraction, HR operations, benefits/risk management, learning & development and payroll/compensation) to align outcomes with HR/business strategy Ensures HR and talent initiatives are successfully transitioned to and adopted by field leaders, associates and HR Coordinators
  • Is a champion and role model of the company’s Open Door Policy; ensures leaders are trained and adhere to open door principles so that associates questions and concerns are handled in a timely manner and employee relations investigations are completed and outcomes align with company practices and culture
  • Ensures adherence to HR policies, practices as well as compliance with both State and Federal employment laws.
  • Consults with the Company’s VP and Director of Operations, as well as with principal shareholders on all significant personnel issues.
  • Regular attendance at committee meetings with other HR professionals, and the implementation of Wakefern’s “best practices” at the Klein’s “member” level.


Qualifications include a Bachelors degree with PHR/SPHR certification or a Masters degree in Human Resources, strong leadership skills, exceptional organizational skills, solid verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes. Retail experience is a plus.


The ideal candidate will have lead a full-function HR team and have at least 10 years of leadership experience in Human Resources management.


Please email your resume to: p7recruiter@wakefern.comand indicate “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line of your email. Please include your salary requirements. We regret that only those being considered will be contacted.


The Klein’s ShopRites of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers highly competitive pay and a full range of health and welfare benefits, including 401(k), short- and long-term disability, vision, dental, and life insurance.  




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