HR Generalist

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HR Generalist

Overview:

Imagine a role where your HR expertise meets the buzzing energy of a manufacturing floor. As a HR Generalist, you will be at the forefront of managing diverse HR activities that propel our organization toward excellence and that create a great place to work. Your mission? To foster a workplace culture that not only meets but exceeds employee expectations and embraces a continuous improvement mindset.

You Will:

HR Policies and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing-related employment laws and regulations.
  • Develop, update, and communicate HR policies and procedures, taking into account the specific requirements of the manufacturing sector.

Talent Acquisition:

  • Collaborate with manufacturing managers to understand staffing needs and develop effective recruitment strategies tailored to the industry for direct labor (full-time and contingent).
  • Conduct interviews, assess candidate qualifications, and participate in the selection process, with a focus on skills relevant to manufacturing roles.
  • Manage the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a seamless integration into the manufacturing environment.

Employee Relations:

  • Maintains a high level of visibility, accessibility, and interaction with manufacturing team members.
  • Coach and counsel employees, front line leaders and managers on employee relation matters, performance management and conflict resolution.
  • Utilize an empathetic approach to understanding employee concerns, answer questions and help employees through organizational change.
  • Conduct investigations into employee complaints, providing recommendations for resolution.
  • Partner with the legal team as appropriate for all ethics related issues.

Performance Management:

  • Support the performance management process, providing guidance to supervisors and employees on performance expectations and development opportunities.
  • Assist in the implementation of performance improvement plans tailored to the manufacturing environment.

Continuous Improvement Leadership:

  • Lead and support continuous improvement initiatives within the manufacturing environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams to enhance processes and efficiency.
  • Apply Lean and Six Sigma principles to drive operational excellence in HR processes and employee relations.
  • Partner with the manufacturing team to identify key people metrics to continually monitor and improve the employee experience.

HR Data Management:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and HRIS data, with a focus on manufacturing roles and qualifications.
  • Generate HR reports and analytics to support problem solving and discussion on the overall health of the organization.

You Have:

  • Proven experience working in HR roles within a manufacturing environment.
  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of the unique challenges and requirements of HR in manufacturing with a focus on compliance and leave management.
  • Experience leading or actively participating in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze situations to identify potential issues and propose solutions to mitigate risks.
  • An empathetic approach to understanding employee concerns.
  • Familiarity with HRIS and other relevant tools. Workday experience a plus.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. You must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work in both office and manufacturing environment. May occasionally be required to perform job responsibilities outside the typical office setting.

EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES:
1. Collaborate Across Workgroup
2. Initiate Positive Change
3. Deliver High Quality Results
4. Focus on the Customer

5. Develops Self & Others

6. Accountability