McLane Specialist, Human Resources in Baldwinsville, New York

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .


This position is responsible for coordinating the daily functions of the Human Resources Team.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Assist and observe in various training programs in order to comply with McLane Company training practices and federal laws.

  • Facilitate mandatory harassment/substance abuse training, and arrange special classes for teammates.

  • Monitor and track FMLA and STD eligibility and attendance records.

  • Initial interview and subsequent follow up of Worker's Compensation; work status reports, light duty restrictions, and monitoring light duty activity and hours.

  • Monitor Educational Reimbursements and payroll deductions.

  • Coordinate special events such as: CMN, United Way, Health Fair, teammate parties, etc.

  • Support HR Manager as needed.

  • Ensure that the McLane Company employment process is carried out within legal guidelines and that each applicant is treated fairly and consistently.

  • Manage requisitions and develop appropriate recruitment strategies with managers (i.e.: advertisements, internet).

  • Coordinate and attend career fairs, receive, review, and screen applications and resumes, communicate application status to applicants, approve background checks and verify drug test and physical results.

  • Manage outside vendors (temp services, lunch vendors, vending machine, janitorial services, etc.).

  • Provide onboarding for new frontline leaders.

  • Maintain and manage schedules for department, approve time off, and validate time and attendance.

  • Promote teammate morale through open lines of communication and policy interpretation.

  • Develop monthly training for frontline leaders based on current needs.

  • Be responsible for Teammate Connectivity and maintaining compliance.

  • Be responsible for the issuing and tracking of safety violations for the division.

  • Coordinate teammate meetings, assist in facilitation of New Hire Orientation, and interact daily with teammates and managers.


A teammate in this position must:

  • Have a bachelor degree.

  • Have 2+ years experience in Human Resources.

  • Possess hands on experience in training and coaching.

  • Understand safety practice guidelines.

  • Have strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel. PowerPoint will be useful; Peoplesoft experience preferred.

  • Be able to identify and work through problems and conflicting issues in a clear and diplomatic manner.

  • Be able to review and interpret data, transactions, policies, and business practices.

  • Be an effective communicator (verbally and written) with teammates at all levels.

  • Be able to work in diverse and fast paced environment.


  • Office environment.


McLane offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k).

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .