HR Generalist


We are looking for an  HR Generalist to join our growing team on the West Coast!  This role can be based in either SF or LA. 

The HR Generalist will be the representative for our growing west coast regional business, responsible for employee relations, compensation, payroll, absence management support, benefits, HRIS and training. The ideal candidate will be able to juggle multiple things at once and to take initiative in troubleshooting and finding solutions. This role will partner directly with HR Business Partners and sit within our People team.


  • Advise and provide coaching to first-time managers on employee relations, systems implementation, performance management, company policies, and other related topics
  • Partner with your region or functions HR Business Partner on larger projects and org changes
  • Provide on-the-ground HR support for the west coast region
  • Identify and recommend continuous improvements to HR programs and processes to drive efficiencies and enhance the employee experience
  • Conduct exit interviews and support administration of employee offboarding
  • Stay up to date on US HR laws (payroll, benefits, compliance, terminations, leave of absences, etc.)
  • Manage employee relations and respond to all questions regarding benefits, systems, performance, company programs and policies

  • 5 years of HR or related experience in fast-growing organizations
  • Knowledge of HR federal & provincial laws and regulations
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and navigate in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Strong communication abilities with demonstrated experience influencing and collaborating cross-functionally and remotely
  • Experience with being the face of HR, representing policies and practices to managers and employees across the organization
  • A BA/BS degree
  • An analytical mindset and can think critically
  • Experience with Workday, ADP or similar HRIS



Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart shoppers offer same-day delivery and pickup services to bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada. We have partnered with more than 350 beloved national, regional and local retailers to deliver from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America, and are available to more than 85% of U.S. households and 70% of Canadian households. Instacart's cutting-edge enterprise technology also powers the e-commerce platforms of some of the world's biggest retail players, supporting their white-label websites, applications, and delivery solutions.

We believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck-everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you.

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