Human Resources Generalist

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Responsible for managing our company’s greatest asset – our associates – by providing expertise and a high level of service in the areas of: recruiting, on-boarding, associate engagement, benefits administration, daily administration of human resource policies and procedures, and recordkeeping.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruiting:
• Manage recruitment process for non-exempt positions; this includes sourcing, screening, offers and onboarding candidates
• Coordinate with outside staffing agencies to fill and manage temporary assignments
• Represent Res in the community and foster positive community relations
 Participate in relevant job fairs and campus recruitment activities
 Foster relationships with area schools/colleges to assist with promoting manufacturing careers
HR Administration
• Assist in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures
• Participate in the development and establishment of department goals, objectives, and systems that directly impact HR strategy and overall business plans
• Manage the FMLA process
• Coordinate and conduct exit interviews
• Maintain internal associate files
• Coordinate/communicate company events

Associate Relations
• Provide a high level of customer service to associates
• Maintain a highly visible, respected presence in the organization

Benefits
• Facilitate benefits administration including new hire onboarding and ongoing customer service
• Coordinate annual benefit enrollment

Payroll
• Maintain non-exempt associate records with the third party payroll provider
• Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll

Safety
• Serve as a member of the safety committee, participate in safety meetings
• Facilitate day-to-day Worker’s Compensation processes

POSITION CHALLENGES:
• Maintaining an atmosphere conducive to making Res Manufacturing an employer of choice
• Protecting company and associate interests with governmental law and regulations changes

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
• None

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
• Internal – Regularly interact with all associates
• External – Regularly interact with human resources vendors/partners and candidates

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field
• One year related work experience (minimum)
• Thorough understanding of Human Resources and employment laws and regulations
• Ability to multitask
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
• Demonstrated skills in associate relations w/ good analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work independently and use sound judgment in decision making
• Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
• Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve objectives
• Strong detail orientation
• Strong customer service ethic and orientation

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in a manufacturing setting
• PHR certification

Required Behavioral Competencies – Companywide:
• Adaptability – open to and actively solicit new ideas and opinions
• Communication – demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional work groups both verbally and in writing; Demonstrates excellent listening, verbal and presentation skills
• Energy – has the stamina and endurance to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce
• Initiative – proactive and takes action without being prompted
• Learning agility – continuously seeks new knowledge, creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity and learning; Flexible to change, and learns from failure; Seeks to improve processes and products
• Problem Solving & Decision Making – identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment
• Self-Discernment – knows personal strengths and limitations and works toward improving weaknesses
• Team Player – respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger legitimate organizational agendas
• Visual Communication – appreciates the value of drawing a “story” to convey a message to others as opposed to using formal documents and verbal explanations

Required Competencies – Position Specific:
• Assertiveness – readily offer opinions and take action even when their position may be unpopular.
• Coaching & Counseling – effectively instructs associates at all performance levels and enjoys helping team members grow, sharing authority and providing resources and support that empower; Offers clear, direct, and timely feedback.
• Composure – maintains emotional control, even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances while continuing to perform steadily and effectively
• Conflict Management – support and manage differences of opinion; Use consensus and collaboration to debate and resolve issues
• Diplomacy – skilled at handling situations without arousing hostility; Forge coalitions
• Influence & Positive Impact – skilled at persuading, motivating, and energizing others at all levels; Passionate, personable, and self-confident; Able to flex style and direct, collaborate, or empower as the situation requires; Able to establish a personal power base built on mutual trust, fairness, and honesty
• Mission Focus – understands and supports Res’ mission; Believes in the mission, values it, and is committed to it; Frequently refers to the mission and incorporates it into daily activities
• Organization & Planning – manage time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks
• Positive Impact – skilled at persuading, motivating, and energizing others at all levels; Passionate, personable, self-confident, and likeable; Able to flex style and direct, collaborate, or empower as the situation requires; Ability to establish a personal power base built on mutual trust, fairness, and honesty
• Potential – capable of assuming more responsible roles within the organization
• Presentation Skills – written and verbal
• Results Orientation – maintains appropriate focus on short- and long-term goals; Motivated by achievement, and persists until goals are reached, conveying a sense of urgency
• Sensitivity – values and respects concerns and feelings of others; Communicates empathy towards others, respect for the individual, and appreciation of diversity among associates

Culture: Possess Res Values & Beliefs

Travel: Overnight travel based on business need

Computer Skills: In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office required

Safety and Housekeeping: Belief in Res safety and housekeeping standards and procedures

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