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Diversity, Equity & Belonging and Community Engagement Specialist in Horsham, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 6/18/2022

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.


This position is eligible to work remote.

Position Summary:

The Diversity, Equity & Belonging and Community Engagement Specialist will serve as a key member of our Diversity, Equity and Belonging function within BBU. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the design, development and effective implementation of our Diversity, Equity and Belonging (D,E&B) strategy and initiatives. The DE&B and Community Engagement Specialist also acts as a subject matter expert utilizing data driven insights and leveraging cutting edge best practices to provide recommendations and solutions that further embeds Diversity, Equity and Belonging into our organization’s culture.  

Key Job Responsibilities:

•         Provide subject matter knowledge to help design, implement and manage initiatives and programs that advance our diversity, equity and belonging strategy.

•         Create, analyze, interpret and report diversity data/metrics specific to business areas and functions to help them identify trends, issues and opportunities while supporting plans to improve metrics.

•         Track and perform analysis of key diversity metrics to measure program effectiveness against established goals and initiatives.

•         Provide support to the Regional D,E&B Councils by guiding and advising on key D,E&B priorities. This includes establishing a regular cadence of connection and communication, along with ongoing support to ensure alignment with the overall D,E&B strategy.

•         Support the development and ongoing implementation of Business Inclusion Groups (BIGs).  Serve as a resource to coordinate and discuss activities, concerns and strategies; ensure programming and efforts to positively impact the business.

•         Partner with internal collaborative partners (Corporate Affairs, Talent COE, and HR teams) to ensure our Diversity, Equity and Belonging commitments are carried out through all business processes such as recruiting, performance management, leadership development, talent management, onboarding, associate engagement and internal communications.

•         Support the curation, deployment and management of D,E&B educational programming and training curriculums for salaried and hourly associates.

•         Partner with Corporate Affairs and internal planning teams to communicate and support organization wide D,E&B programs and events.

•         Manage and maintain relationships with external organizations and professional development networks for ongoing associate participation and engagement.

Job Requirements

Education and competencies

•         Bachelor’s Degree

•         At least 5 years of experience managing programs or projects and 1-3 years of experience in related field, such as but not limited to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Cultural Change Management.

•         Experience in planning and implementing innovative D,E&B initiatives and events.

•         Highly skilled at translating data and analytics in a visual manner to share insights, tell stories, drive decisions and measure impact.

•         Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to include: demonstrated ability to communicate complex issues succinctly, create and conduct effective presentations and ability to inspire change with individuals at all levels.

•         Excellent project management skills: ability to plan, coordinate, execute and achieve results on time.

•         High-performance / results orientation; ability to prioritize tasks and adjust quickly to new circumstances with strong sense of urgency.

•         Strong change management skills coupled with exceptional relationship building and influencing skills, ability to deal tactfully and persuasively with a wide variety of associates including Senior Executives

•         Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams to meet shared objectives without reporting relationships.

•         Ability to work independently, with all levels and within a team environment

•         Strong facilitation, consensus-building, and listening skills

•         Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point are required.

Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:

  • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency 
  • We have 18 ENERGY STAR® Certified facilities
  • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
  • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel – propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.