Employee Engagement Generalist II


Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDI’s most valuable asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training & Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive culture we’re known for.

In this role the Employee Engagement Generalist II will be responsible to develop a company-wide action planning framework while working in collaboration with business partners to develop action plans based on employee feedback. The ideal candidate will have experience developing strategic action plans, designing employee programs, and managing large-scale projects. The objective(s) of this role are to establish an environment that engages and retains employees. Designs, manages, and implements engagement programs, initiatives, and action plans to support ALDI’s engagement framework and strategy while driving a positive employee experience.

Position Type: Full-Time

Work Location: Batavia, IL

This role is eligible to participate in ALDI’s Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week (i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Ensures program alignment with ALDI’s Employer Brand and partners with teams on engagement content and communication.

* Applies a consultative approach to maintain partnerships with leaders to build organizational

* capability through the development of solutions that address root causes to engagement issues.

* Advises on any changes or actions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team.

* Informs management of recurring issues or when additional team training may be required.

* Manages key components of the employee engagement strategy and framework, including recommending, developing, implementing, and evaluating current policies, toolkits, governance, guidelines and templates.

* Creates and administers cost-effective programs that provide services, amenities and tools to

increase engagement, recognition and retention.

* Acts as a project manager on high priority employee engagement projects and initiatives by identifying dependencies and understanding how outcomes affect other areas of the business.

* Evaluates reporting needs with the Employee Experience Team for assigned projects, collaborating to determine ROI for leadership and various business partners.

* Leads identification and development of appropriate project documentation, effectively

communicating the status and potential organization impact that may result from the project’s completion.

* Assists in training and developing team members to retain a motivated and professional workforce.

* Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.

* Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility.

* Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

ALDI Acts Competencies:

Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.

* Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a collaborative and high performing working environment with peers and managers.

* Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the “extra mile” and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.

* Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers.

* Focuses on Quality: Takes an efficient, analytical approach to solve problems or produce outputs in an accurate and timely manner. Ensures quality and accuracy of results.

* Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in order to efficiently and effectively “get the job done”.

Job-specific Competencies:


* Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.

* Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.

* Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.

* Works cooperatively and collaboratively within a group.

* Understands the history, strategy, organizational authority, interdependence of job duties, products, systems, and services of the company.

* Advanced project management skills to handle complex projects simultaneously from start to finish.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, consistently meeting deadlines and remaining calm under pressure.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Education, Communications or a related field required.

* A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in designing company-wide employee engagement, change management and culture transformation initiatives required.

* Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Physical Requirements:

* Work may be performed in an office, remote office or a combination of both where a computer and other office equipment may be used as needed to perform duties.

* Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.

* Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.

* Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.


* Minimal travel required as needed for job related duties such as training, project work and administrative tasks.

ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

* 401(k) Plan

* Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

* PerkSpot National Discount Program

In addition, eligible employees are offered:

* Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

* Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays

* Up to 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave at 100% of pay

* Up to 2 Weeks Paid Caregiver Leave at 100% of pay

* Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

* Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

* Voluntary Term Life Insurance

Click here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offer

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI’s receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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