Workforce Analytics & Recruiting Analyst

Location 433 W Van Buren Street
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time
Scheduled Days Off
6-Saturday, 7-Sunday

This Is Who We Are

Founded in 2013, Home Chef is the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence. Available online at and in retail at more than 2,100 Kroger grocery stores, Home Chef is committed to inspiring and enabling more people to cook simple, delicious meals, no matter how busy they are.

Home Chef is thrilled to introduce our new brand, Tempo! Tempo features a rotating selection of ready-to-heat meals delivered directly to your door. These meals are better-for-you versions of familiar favorites, designed to save you time and reduce stress while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our Tempo menu includes options that are protein-packed, fiber-rich, calorie and carb conscious, keto-friendly, and dietitian-approved.

Similar to our recipes, we recognize that variety is the spice of life, and therefore, our employees also bring their uniqueness and color to our fantastic team. We’re eager to work with humble team players and pragmatic next-level thinkers to innovate on Home Chef’s offerings.



As an Analyst on Home Chef’s HR team, you will play a crucial role in supporting the HR function by creating data-driven insights, tools, and processes to enhance the performance and experience of our company’s most important asset: our people. You will be responsible for analyzing large data sets, implementing best practices, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive initiatives that positively impact employee performance, talent acquisition, and overall organizational effectiveness.


Labor Planning & Forecasting 

  • Own the development of novel approaches to improve talent acquisition at our production facilities through data-driven insights
  • Build robust and actionable tools/models and supporting processes to unlock value in the HR function (e.g. temp agency scorecard)
  • Understand current business needs, developing and presenting labor demand forecasting
  • Serve as SME on business volume and labor impacts throughout the year 

Drive HR impact with advanced analytics, insights, and value creation

  • Develop dashboards to monitor and analyze people data, performance, and optimization opportunities
  • Create and maintain comprehensive reports on key HR metrics
  • Utilize HR data to generate actionable insights and trends

Other Duties as Assigned 

  • Assist in the development of a positive candidate experience
  • Support advancement of Home Chef People Team policies and procedures
  • Provide recruiting support as needed (e.g. job fairs)


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or other characteristics needed for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Self-starter, eager to learn, collaborative, and seeking to gain valuable hands-on experience 
  • Intellectually curious and data-driven, with a strong interest in the food/CPG industry
  • Results driven, active problem solver with a natural desire to get things done
  • Professional communication and relationship building skills, ability to work effectively with cross-functional partners and external partners
  • Strong aptitude in conducting analyses using tools including Excel, Google Sheets, ATS systems (e.g. iCIMS), and Looker

Salary Range: $68,000 - $75,000

More About Us

Perks and benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – benefits start the 1st day of the month following your start date
  • Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) for qualified Medical, Dependent Care, Parking, or Transit expenses
  • Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy, holidays and sick time
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • State-of-the-art office in the historic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago, close to multiple Metra and CTA options, and amenities such as a food court, onsite gym, and communal rooftop space
  • Discounts on Home Chef meal kits and at Kroger stores
  • Casual dress in a fun, friendly, and collaborative work environment

Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!


How We Work Together


We are humble team players.
We are warm and gracious with team members and customers. We seek feedback to improve ourselves - and respectfully listen to and accept input.


We are pragmatic next-level thinkers.
We come up with novel and unique ideas. We explore new strategies to avoid being constrained by conventional thinking.


We take ownership.
We approach ambiguous problems, prepared to dive in, get curious, and learn more. We are results-driven, always challenging ourselves to exceed goals.


Be at Home at Home Chef

We all show up authentically at Home Chef. Our team includes individuals with a variety of identities, backgrounds, and perspectives. You can trust that you’ll be able to bring your whole self to an inclusive and enjoyable workplace.


We welcome people of all races, colors, religions, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual identity), age, physical or mental disabilities, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged/sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.


Home Chef is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Home Chef will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our People team at


Home Chef is an equal opportunity employer.


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