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Human Resources Generalist

Misfits Market

Misfits Market

People & HR
Walnut, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023

Misfits Market is a mission-driven company creating the affordable online grocery store of the future. We’re a high-growth startup whose north star is making high-quality food more accessible to more people. By tackling inefficiencies in the food system, we’ve created a new supply chain that brings value to farmers and food makers, fights food waste, and saves our customers an average of $25.17 per order. Since 2018, our passionate and motivated team of problem solvers has built a full online grocery marketplace and rescued more than 228 million pounds of food. With each new zip code we serve (we’re up to 38,000 now!), we’re one step closer to our goal of eliminating food deserts in America by 2025.

The Human Resources Generalist partners with local Distribution Leaders to assist with the operations of the west region distribution network. This role will be in-house in Walnut, California. The HRG delivers on strategic initiatives for the business on all things team member related. The focus is on operational activities supporting team members and leaders of the assigned client group(s), such as employee relations, performance management, and ensuring compliance with appropriate local, state and federal regulations. In addition, the HRG will facilitate key processes that drive company priorities such as workforce planning, talent management, change management, company culture, and transformation initiatives.

You will:

  • Responsible for aligning business objectives with HR solutions in the organizations they support
  • Form effective relationships with area Distribution leadership, department heads, managers, and team members, providing HR guidance
  • Mentor and coaches’ FC leadership and HR direct report
  • Analyze trends and KPIs in partnership with the HR Ops group to develop solutions, programs, and opportunities for FC efficiency
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations
  • Work closely with leadership to improve team member work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide guidance and input on business strategy
  • Partner with the talent acquisition team and hiring managers to ensure Federal and State labor employment laws are complied with
  • Travel up to 50% to regional cross-docks as needed

You are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or equivalent field preferred
  • At least 3 years of Human Resources experience, including working knowledge of HR services (team member relations, labor relations, performance management, compensation, talent management and recruitment, organizational development, employment law) preferred
  • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving skills, project management, collaboration, and matrix management skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication (written and verbal)
  • Bilingual is preferred
  • HRIS systems (UKG Ready), Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite
  • Overall business acumen, ethical decision making, and relationship management skills


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Free Misfits Market subscription
  • Multiple health, dental, and vision plan options
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Commuter Benefits