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Sr. HR Generalist

Newport Beach, California 610 Newport Center Drive, 92660
Sr. HR Generalist (22020985)



The Sr. HR Generalist, in partnership with Vice President, Talent and Culture, RSC People Experience Partners and other key stakeholders, will support Leaders to execute people strategies that enables the organization to meet its strategic business priorities. This role will conduct employee relations investigations and provide coaching support to resolve employee concerns and data analytics. The incumbent will also be responsibilities for HR related programs such as immigration/sponsorship, DE&I program creation and execution, and programs that support employee culture and compliance.



In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with People Experience Partners, conduct timely employee relations investigations and make recommendations on the appropriate course of action
  • Partner with the People Experience CoEs and business leaders to ensure the execution of the annual people experience cyle including following up on completion of engagement survey action plans, completion of merit input, etc.)
  • In partnership with the Vice President, Talent and Culture and outside counsel lead the immigration process including conversations with employees regarding their status, timely completion of documents, partnership with PEPs, Leaders and Talent Acquisition to ensure we are making sponsorship and hiring decisions aligned with our policy.
  • Review and analyze data that helps us understand employee trends that impact our culture and employee retention; making recommendations to PE CoEs and PEPs to ensure we are creating and implementing programs that will achieve our business priorities, people and talent strategies (including DE&I)
  • Partner with the Vice President, Talent and Culture to create and execute employee engagement and DE&I programs (e.g. The Real Scoop with Marissa and Chip Chats), including creating and implementing the communication strategy for each initiative
  • In partnership with key stakeholders, support the implementation of key compliance training including partnership with communications and tracking completion



  • Associated Degree, Bachelor’s preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Business or Human Resources
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and re-prioritize as necessary to meet simultaneous deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters appropriately.
  • Excellent customer services skills.
  • Self-starter - take initiative.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
  • Project management skills
  • Assist with employee onboarding and offboarding including processing I9, new hire paperwork, conducting employee exit conversations, participating in new hire orientation and partnering with payroll to ensure proper payment of final wages.
  • Responds to employee and manager questions regarding policies and company programs.
  • Ability to complete account reconciliations and analyze sales data



Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle had over 3,000 restaurants as of March 31, 2022, in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.


Primary Location: California - Newport Beach - 9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)

Work Location:
9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)
610 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach 92660

Job Human Resources Job Posting Jul. 12, 2022 Job Number 22020985

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