Human Resources Manager (PM) at Blue Apron
New York City, NY, US
About Blue Apron

Headquartered in NYC with fulfillment centers in New Jersey, California and Texas, Blue Apron’s mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone—from the novice cook just getting started to the experienced chef. We send millions of meals to customers with all the pre-measured and perfectly proportioned ingredients they need to prepare delicious and healthy meals at home. We introduce our members to new ingredients, flavors, and cooking techniques with seasonally-inspired recipes that are always delicious, fun and easy to prepare. We make fresher, healthier food available at better prices by rethinking the grocery supply chain from the table all the way back to the farm.


The Human Resources Manager will support our Jersey City, NJ Distribution and Operations teams. In this role, the HR Manager will be responsible for partnering with teams on all activities from employee relations, performance management and compensation, organization support, talent acquisition, learning and development. The successful candidate will also serve as a forward-thinking leader, responsible for identifying, developing and implementing key human resources initiatives that will substantially enhance the success of our business.

The Human Resources Manager will demonstrate sound moral character and judgment: decisions come from a fact-based and informed position. S/he will possess outstanding skills of influence and diplomacy and shall be challenging, proactive, courageous and inspiring. Key to success in this role is an eye for innovation and an adaptable and nimble approach.


Guide management through organizational development and change management initiatives including organization design, evolution, development, etc.

Actively pursue knowledge of business practices, policies, organization structure, roles and responsibilities to better understand the business.

Build relationships with employees at all levels; assure that new recruits integrate effectively into the organization.

Support the compensation review process to ensure consistent and fair decisions are made in regards to promotion, bonus and salary increases; provide training and counseling on the performance management process.

Identify and lead workplace planning needs

Participate in interview process for exempt level recruitment

Provide information to leadership team regarding HR metrics (turnover, average days to fill open jobs, attendance, number of associates on disciplinary action, EEOC)

Lead and manage work assignments for HR Generalist, Specialists and Administrative Support team members

Participate in and provide support for all associate inquiries related to payroll, benefits and employee relations

Play strategic role in identifying areas of improvement for the facility and support growth within the building through effective succession planning

This position will work the PM shift, 4pm to midnight and needs to have availability to work weekends.


Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years of progressive Human Resources experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment.

Demonstrated business acumen: intellectually curious about organizational systems and structures, business strategies, and informed about emerging industry trends.

Verifiable track record of success partnering with management, serving as a credible and trusted resource.

Demonstrated strategic thinking: able to envision, distill, communicate, develop and implement short and long-term human resource/change management initiatives.

Outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated influence and diplomacy at all levels.

Technologically astute with experience with HRIS systems, project management tools and integration of systems to support the business.

Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Flexible and adaptable to changing business requirements.

Creative problem-solving abilities.

Unwavering commitment to service and quality.