Human Resources Generalist

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Human Resource Generalist  

Reports to: Sr. HR Business Partner

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Key Internal Partners: Production, Supervisors, Management (w/ direct reports), HR MNA

Key External Partners: Temp agencies, uniform company, non-profits, drug testing facility, DOL

Project Management:  Yes 

Location: Traverse City, MI           

Job Summary:

As the Human Resources Generalist you will apply HR knowledge to implement best practices that will ensure effective business operations, regulatory compliance, and strong employee relations within a strong, growing company. 

Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Manage full cycle recruiting for hourly positions
    • Incorporate best practices in developing, implementing and executing processes related to recruiting, onboarding, policy administration, employee relations, performance management, payroll and benefits administration, employee development, and regulatory compliance.
    • Coordinate and participate in interviews
    • Prepare and extend offer
  • Lead all employee relations initiatives
    • Consult with employees and plant leadership in raising and resolving workplace issues.  Regularly assess the plant climate and employee engagement.  Make recommendations to improve and ensure a vibrant culture and good work environment.
    • Conduct investigations and assist in ensuring timely resolution of workplace issues.
    • Training and professional development for leads, supervisors and managers
    • Coordinate annual employee events and oversee employee activity committee
  • Manage employee orientation and onboarding
    • Develop and deliver training programs to employees and plant leadership.
    • Provide support for administrative HR duties, including answering general employee questions, employee file maintenance, data entry, creating job descriptions, unemployment claims, employment verifications, and KPI dashboards/reports, etc.
  • Responsible for employee payroll and policy processes
    • Coordinate effective management of employee payroll processing, PTO and medical/disability leave.
    • Assist in the effective management of worker’s compensation and unemployment claims.
    • Benefits administration and coordination of Open Enrollment
    • Administer all leaves of absence including FMLA and disability programs
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Performance Indicator (KPI):

Turnover, time to fill, open enrollment/benefits, orientation, employee relations

Position Requirements:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource or Business Administration
  • PHR or SPHR certification is preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years of HR Experience
  • HR experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred

SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must have high integrity and maintain trust across the organization at all levels.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exposure to and familiarity with HR best practices and demonstrate the ability to apply that knowledge in the workplace.
  • Ability to be resourceful and identify creative solutions to complex challenges.  High expectations for personal performance.
  • Ability to work independently and execute sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and lead through influence.
  • Able to see the big picture and think conceptually, while also demonstrating great attention to detail and defining tactical steps to meet objectives.

PHYSICAL & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work in normal office conditions
  • Must be able to work 8 hours per day and be on his/her feet for extended periods of time

 

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