The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for effective coordination of the hourly recruitment and onboarding process, consistently administering HR policies, overseeing the temporary labor program and other projects as assigned. The successful candidate will also take an active role in promoting a safe, positive culture and work environment by coordinating employee relations activities, safety initiatives, finding solutions to opinion survey results as well as many other HR & safety related activities.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Overseeing hourly staffing process by recruiting, coordinating interviews, extending offers of employment, processing new hire paperwork and coordinating new hire orientation and onboarding of all new hires
Evaluating and analyzing site compliance to policies and ensuring consistency
Consistently applying federal, state and local labor laws
Interpreting company policies, training and applying policies safety programs and benefits
Processing payroll on a bi-weekly basis and partnering with supervisors to ensure timecards are reviewed and approved
Overseeing agency associate program, fill rates, reconciliation of billing, labor reports, etc.
Overseeing leave management program working with employees requesting leave, providing necessary paperwork and leave tracking to include Family and Medical Leave and Disability
Serving as point of contact regarding employee benefits and providing resolution/guidance to benefit questions during open/new hire enrollment and thereafter
Addressing employee relations concerns in partnership with HR Manager, supervisors and managers
Assisting in maintaining working relationship with state agencies such as Unemployment and handles any issues or hearings that require local involvement.
Assisting in keeping current EEO/AAP reports, attendance, disciplinary summary reports, turnover analysis, and analyze other metrics using HRIS systems.
Will take an active partnership role in the safety program at the factory including training, compliance, audits, workers compensation and other duties as assigned
Lead efforts to continuously develop and improve the plant I AM Safety Culture, safety initiatives and enhance safety performance
Required Competencies & Knowledge:
Knowledge and experience with Kronos, MS Office (Word/Excel/Power Point) and Ceridian a plus
Knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local employment laws
Solid understanding of the role of HR in balancing employees and business objectives
Some knowledge of Federal/State OSHA regulations
Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, ability to be flexible in constantly changing work environment.
Strong generalist background, strong computer skills (MS Office - Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Kronos, Excel),
Presenting a variety of HR/Safety related topics in all factory settings
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Successfully multi-task and juggle multiple priorities with varying timelines
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team
Ensure positive and collaborative relationships with industry, trade, other associations,
regulatory agencies and Hearthside employees
Lead 'best in class' behaviors with focus on safety, quality, and policy application
Ability to deescalate situations and take a non-confrontational approach to resolving them
Work effectively with all levels of the organization
Meet timelines and drive results appropriately and professionally
Proficiency in: MS Office Suite, Kronos, and Excel; ADP a plus
Work is primarily done in an office setting.
Must be willing to visit night shifts to ensure positive employee relations across departments and shifts occur
Will frequent production environment which includes exposure to noise, dust, moving machinery, fork lifts, and fluctuations in temperature.
Sitting at a work station for extended periods of time
Stand, walk, climb stairs on an infrequent basis
Must be able to lift 20 pounds on an infrequent basis.
Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Safety, or related Business field or combination of education and experience.
1-2 years HR/Safety experience supervising and managing a high-performance ISO or World Class Manufacturing environment preferred
Experience with Lean Manufacturing and TMS a plus
PHR or SPHR certification a plus
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Pay Type Salary
Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
Please see job description for required skills.