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Employee Relations Specialist

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Lidl US is currently seeking an Employee Relations Specialist to join our corporate headquarters HR family. The Employee Relations Specialist will also provide support to the Employment Law department in areas of Diversity & Inclusion and unemployment cases. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to take their HR career to the next level or perhaps even build a career within HR. 

What You’ll Do

  • Provide support for tracking, reporting, and analysis to the Regional Employee Relations Partners for internal case management, corrective action, exit surveys, and stay surveys
  • Consult with Employee Relations Partners and other departments such as Benefits, Compensation and Classification, and Legal and Compliance to assist employees within the organization
  • Assist the Employee Relations team with projects and the identification of process improvements and efficiencies
  • Collaborates on Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and projects including mentorship, affinity groups, events, and training
  • Participate in the development of surveys, policies, focus groups and presentations for the Employee Relations Team
  • Act as the point of contact for the unemployment claims process and drive management training and claims analysis
  • Manage the Reasonable suspicion drug testing program
  • Track and prepare appropriate communications for employee departures, organizational changes and other departmental projects

What You’ll Need

  • Associates Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • In lieu of degree, 2+ years of human resources experience will meet the education and related experience requirements listed above
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of HRIS systems
  • Ability to work independently with supportive direction
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and synthesize information and data from multiple sources
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a highly professional manner and escalate issues when ap-propriate
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituent groups such as senior management and peers
  • Prior experience in Employee Relations and/or Diversity and Inclusion Preferred

What You’ll Receive

At Lidl, we know that in order for our people to do their best, they must be at their best. That’s why as a company, we offer one of the most generous benefits packages in the industry.


All our Lidl employees are eligible to receive the following benefits:

  • Medical | Dental | Vision coverage
  • Paid Holiday & Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • 401k Plan (+ 5% company match and no vesting schedule)
  • And so much more, visit our benefits page for more details and the latest updates


In addition to the great benefits above, our Full-Time employees receive these additional benefits: Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness and/or Accident Insurance, Parental Leave – 100% pay for birth mothers and non-birth parents, Additional Paid Time-Off  & Sick Time. 


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3500 S Clark Street
Arlington, 22202

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