simplehuman is hiring a

People Operations Associate

Torrance, United States

The role…

simplehuman is seeking a People Operations Associate to join its People team.  The People Ops Associate is a human resource generalist who will play a key role in culture, employee relations, leadership development, HR compliance & training, benefits administration, and recruitment.  S/he will work closely with the Dir of People and its senior leaders to drive people initiatives that support the strategic goals of the business, and foster increased employee engagement, retention, and satisfaction.  This is a great opportunity for an HR specialist to take their career to the next level and step into role with high potential for growth. 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • HR compliance and education
  • Benefits administration
  • HR documentation
  • Company culture & event planning
  • Onboarding/Offboarding
  • Immigration petition management
  • Point person for all things people/HR related
  • Recruiting coordination and planning



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of human resource experience
  • Some HRIS experience a plus
  • Personable, firm, clear-minded, mature, trustworthy & discreet
  • Ability to operate highly independently
  • Extremely organized and responsive, with the ability to handle many projects at one time



We create tools for efficient living.  Through innovation and new technologies, we find ways to streamline simple tasks – ones that are so basic that we take them for granted.  We make gorgeous trash cans that respond to voice commands, mirrors that speak with Alexa, and soap pumps that dispense with a wave of the hand.  At simplehuman, we value ingenuity, precise communications, fast iteration and scrappiness.  We’re laid-back, but work hard.  And we only build products we love to use ourselves.

  • Tight-knit team with work hard, play hard tradition – we take pride in individual and team success and push boundaries to make the best products.
  • Cool office with full-court gym + fitness activities/classes (basketball, yoga, volleyball, badminton, krav maga, more) + weight room
  • Free Friday breakfasts + birthday celebrations + holiday parties/trips + juice club
  • Great benefits + competitive compensation