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Date:  Dec 1, 2022

Maryland, MD, US, 21017

Human Resources Generalist DC

Job ID215988 
Location Name: Maryland Distribution Center
Address: 4622 Mercedes Drive, Maryland, MD 21017, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular
Job Function: Human Resources
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Position Title: Human Resources Generalist  

Departments:  Human Resources 

Function:          Human Resources Management  

Grade:               P07 

Reports To:      (Sr) Human Resources Manager 

FLSA Status:     Exempt 

Location:          Distribution Centers 


This position is supporting our weekend operations and requires availability Fri-Mon 10am to 8pm (unless otherwise specified). 

Sephora Human Resources 

At Sephora, our people create and drive our success. We know that bringing the best beauty products, services, tools, and experiences to our clients means finding, training, and engaging the absolute best talent in the industry. Our HR teams invest heavily in our talent, both at our corporate headquarters and in our stores. We strongly believe (and our actions prove it!) that our people are our best asset, and we work every day to arm them with the knowledge and tools not just to get the job done, but to feel inspired and fearless while doing it.  


Your Role at Sephora... 

The HR Generalist provides leadership and partnership to Sephora Distribution Center management and employees to deliver a spectrum of strategic and tactical HR support and programs which are aligned with the Supply Chain business initiatives.  In this role you will manage employee relations matters to ensure all employees are treated fairly, provided with competitive wages, benefits, and sound working conditions. The HR Business Partner is a constant champion for Sephora’s principles-based culture and core values and drives HR functional excellence and process improvement. 


Plan & Align. Act as a resource for and ensure an open line of communication is maintained with business partners for fair and consistent interpretation and application of company policies and procedures. Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment laws. 


Engage & RetainDrive engagement efforts aimed at creating and maintaining a positive work environment. Assist in the performance evaluation program and provide feedback and recommendations to business partners. Partner with appropriate leadership team members to provide coaching and counseling to employees to resolve performance issues. Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.


Drives Results. Conduct investigations regarding discrimination, sexual harassment and employee disputes. Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programsincluding but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development. Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. 


Demonstrate our Sephora values: Passion, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect, Teamwork, and Initiative. 


 We would love to hear from you if have… 

  • Three or more years of related human resources experience. HR certification strongly preferred 
  • MS Office Suite with strong MS Excel skills, MS Access, and Visio. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills 
  • Ability to effectively give and receive feedback in a professional and respectful manner that sets an example to others 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills 
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines 
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills 


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…  

  • Beauty & Beyond: Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence

positive change. Together we inspire our clients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.   

  • Endless Evolution: You will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field.

As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you’re empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless.  

  • Creativity Unleashed: At Sephora, you’re encouraged to explore, innovate, and have

fun while working with diverse clients, teams, and leaders. You won’t just partner with iconic brands; you’ll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we’re defining the future of beauty.  

  • Bold Authenticity: Being bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail

leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you. You are what sets us apart.  

  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: We pledge to create a beauty community where

everyone’s uniqueness is celebrated, respected, and honored. We will drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our business—ensuring that our employees, brand partners, suppliers, and our clients feel a sense of belonging in store, online, and in our workplaces. We

believe in demonstrating our values with action!  

  • Meaningful Rewards: Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous

vacation and holiday time off, commuter benefits, “Summer Fridays” for FSC (half-days every Friday between Memorial and Labor Day), an employee discount, free beauty product gifts from brand partners, and so much more. Details about our company benefits can be found at

the following link: 


 Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.   


Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.  



SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.

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