• Human Resources Generalist

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    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Penske Motor Group, LLC
    US-CA-El Monte
  • Overview

    Are you passionate about engaging team members, recruiting exciting talent, developing future leaders, and making a difference every single day?

    Do you want to work at a place where your success is our success?

    Is “doing the right thing” important to you? If so, we want you on our team!


    We are looking for the ideal candidate that is self-motivated, creative, and energetic to join our team as our HR Generalist. This is a full time position that requires this person to be adaptable, transparent, a quick learner, and have the ability to effectively work in a fast pace environment. We seek a best practices team member who will uphold the values of the Penske Way and operate close to the business and our team members.

    Penske Motor Group (“PMG”) is the shared services entity for an industry-leading, privately owned group of five automotive dealerships in California and Texas. The group includes Longo Toyota (the largest dealership in the world) and Longo Lexus, both on the same campus (El Monte, CA - 14 miles East of Los Angeles). It also includes Lexus of Stevens Creek (San Jose, CA), Mercedes-Benz of Marin (San Rafael, CA), and Longo Toyota of Prosper (Prosper, TX - just North of Dallas). In total, we employ almost 1,300 employees. PMG’s business office is located on the Longo campus.


    We want someone committed to maintaining PMG’s reputation as one of the best places to work for, as proven by our over 90% “recommend a friend” and 98% CEO approval ratings on Glassdoor. We love our team members and want to take care of them.  We are looking for a front-runner who will champion this mission.


    • Planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies and programs
    • Monitoring compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws as well as company policies and procedures
    • Supporting recruitment initiatives and participating in recruiting and on-boarding efforts
    • Overseeing pre-employment procedures such as new hire orientations and training programs
    • Reviews Company website and applicant tracking system for accuracy and current information
    • Develop and deliver training to managers and team members on a variety of management and customer service related topics; including delivering human resources policies to clarify purpose, goals, and seek compliance and understanding
    • Supports and champion Employee Opinion Survey process ensuring proper follow-up and action planning from management staff
    • Leads the performance management process for management team and team members (coaching, counseling, career development, performance appraisals)
    • Helps drive Human Resource compliance by ensuring standardized and consistent Human Resource practices and policies are followed
    • Assists in promptly addressing employment-related complaints by completing thorough investigations as directed by Senior HR Manager and VP / General Counsel and taking the appropriate next steps to resolve the issues in a fair and equitable manner
    • Advises on compliance with state/federal laws, benefit laws, company policies, procedures and guidelines. Keep all Company communication boards updated with proper compliance posters and necessary Team Member communications
    • Maintains and make necessary updates to employee handbook 
    • Provides compensation guidance: pay for performance culture and support compensation planning process with pay plans
    • Assists in managing and maintaining the Employee Rewards Program
    • Provides support to team members for benefits, workers compensation and leave of absence questions. Overall understanding and ability to track FMLA, STD and other leaves
    • Prepares and maintain accurate records, files and reports, including responsibility for maintaining personnel records
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of staff and management
    • Demonstrate skills critical for managerial success including leadership, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgment and have the ability to work at all levels of the organization
    • Assist GM with Team Member activities that are fun, engaging and enjoyable for all to participate
    • Ability to travel to other Company locations in order to facilitate trainings and participate in HR projects and initiatives
    • Provides other human resources services and support functions as needed


    • 3 years minimum of HR Specialist or Jr. HR Generalist experience; customer service/luxury retail background preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field
    • Bilingual Spanish, multilingual skills highly desired
    • Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be organized, action oriented, see big vision and collaborative with all levels of organization
    • Strategic short/long term thinking capabilities with a focus on providing excellent employee and guest service
    • Proven leadership and change management skills to direct performance of Team Members and achieve desired results
    • Ability to conduct and oversee needs assessments with well-developed project management skills
    • Must have strong computer and database application skills (Excel, Word, Power-Point, etc.)
    • Position requires experience and demonstrated competency in
      • Facilitating and training of managers and employees
      • Staffing
      • Employee & Labor relations
      • Compensation
      • Leadership Development
      • Employment Law (Affirmative Action and Employment Equity Programs)
      • Business partnering
      • Relationship building
      • Time management
      • Must be able to use consulting skills to identify goals and overcome obstacles

    Why Penske Motor Group


    • Full Suite of Medical Benefits to include Health, Telemedicine, Dental and Vision Insurance.
    • Retirement Program with a Wells Fargo 401(K) that includes a generous Company Match.
    • Company Discounts on New / Leased Vehicle Purchases, Parts and Service. 
    • Corporate Partner Discounts with companies such as Yeti, Oakley, Ray Ban, General Electric, Microsoft, Quicken, Dell Computers, PC Mall, Verizon Wireless, AAA Insurance and many more.
    • Tuition Reimbursement.
    • Tuition Discount with our education partner at Drexel University.
    • Service Award Program with Tiffany.
    • Free Employee Parking
    • Access to our Health & Wellness Program which includes access to a Wellness Coach, gym discounts, monthly wellness events and more.

    Headquartered in El Monte, CA, PMG's flagship store, Longo Toyota, is the world's largest dealership and the #1 Toyota retailer in the U.S. since 1967 with a diverse workforce speaking over 40 languages and dialects. Longo Lexus serves as the #1 Lexus dealership in the Western U.S. since 1990 and Lexus of Stevens Creek, located in San Jose, CA is the #1 volume luxury retailer in Northern California. Mercedes-Benz of Marin, located in San Rafael, CA is a repeat recipient of the Best of the Best dealership award for excellence in sales, guest satisfaction, and service quality, presented only to the top 15% of dealers in the Mercedes-Benz retail network. Longo Toyota of Prosper is our newest location and rapidly expanding.

    PMG’s mission is to deliver amazing guest experiences that create lifetime partnerships.

    Our team strives to be your automotive dealer of choice for sales, service, parts, and collision repair.

    But we won’t stop there...

    Community Partnerships are very important to us - our goal is to make a difference in the cities we live and operate.

    And, we firmly believe in transperency with everything that we do and in being a TEAM; some of the reasons that our average Team Member has been with Longo for more than 9 years.

    We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team!

    Are you eager, well-rounded, and ambitious? 

    Do you value exceptional guest service? 

    Are you ready for the new adventure in your career? 

    Then apply with us today!





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