HR Generalist in Knoxville, Tennessee
Posted 09/14/21

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 



  • Largest Publicly traded logistics company in North America with 97,000 employees, 1,500 locations and over 50,000 customers in 30 countries
  • Portfolio includes less-than-truckload (LTL), freight brokerage, last mile, intermodal, drayage and global forwarding services
  • Operating approximately 800 warehouses with 200 million square feet of space they are the second largest third-party contract logistics provider globally
  • Multi-billion dollar business model that embraces a fast-paced and innovative culture with heavy growth by way of acquisition



  • Company offers upward mobility and promotion from within
  • Excellent benefits and team oriented work environment
  • Global company with an outstanding reputation and great tenure



  • Knoxville, TN


  • Provide employee relations guidance to employees and management within scope of position; identify and actively respond with sensitivity to the needs of employees and business unit leaders
  • Oversee the day-to-day support of Human Resources (HR) transactions in collaboration with a shared services team
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations; assess, communicate, interpret and administer updated HR policies and procedures to assigned area
  • Deliver benefits information to employees based on company handbook/policies and procedures; ensure fair, equitable and consistent application of all company policies and procedures
  • Assist with investigating a variety of employee-related issues, incidents and complaints; resolve disputes and recommend appropriate/remedial actions
  • Support HR Recruiting team and hiring managers by interviewing, presenting offers, facilitating candidate logistics, scheduling onboarding and administering the training/orientation process
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs or information regarding HR policies, procedures or information
  • Support a values-driven environment through consultation and service regarding employee engagement activities



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience as a HR generalist or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with basic business and customer service principles, including planning and organizing, resource management and leadership skills
  • Experience with FMLA, LOA and other state and federal employment laws
  • Experience supporting employee relations and strategic HR initiatives; handling sensitive, complex and confidential information
  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of payroll software, HRIS programs and Microsoft Office
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend work; travel 25-50% of the time

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
  • PHR/SHRM certification
  • Experience building strong partnerships with leadership


  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Date Posted: 09/14/21
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