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Senior Generalist, Human Resources

Requisition Id:  272742
Business Unit:  Last Mile

Sacramento, CA, US, 95834


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Senior Generalist, Human Resources, you’ll be responsible for Human Resources (HR) activities, employee engagement program management, and assisting with HR administration. We’ll look to you to champion our values, ensuring a differentiated and engaged workforce. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re excited about the challenge of working for a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you at XPO.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Work closely with the operations team and provide counsel and guidance regarding policies, procedures and state and federal regulatory compliance requirements
  • Assist functional department teams with performance management, including delivering disciplinary action for employees
  • Energize HR initiatives as it relates to performance management, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, program development and roll out
  • Successfully manage employee relations/ethics issues within a timely manner
  • Coach leaders through performance management process and effectiveness
  • Provide training as required to support learning and development team
  • Establish relationships with functional department teams to provide guidance on staffing and strategic workforce planning initiatives
  • Energize employee engagement and satisfaction throughout the team.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of HR experience, including compensation, HRIS administration, HR management, and employee relations with at least 1 year of professional recruitment experience
  • Experience working in HRIS and time/attendance systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Demonstrated expertise in advanced internet searching, researching candidates 
  • Professional HR certification
  • Experience in working in manufacturing/warehouse facilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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