HR Generalist

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Posted: 11/01/2018 Employment Type: Manufacturing Industry: Clerical Job Number: 11012018 Pay Rate: 18.00 to 25.00

This HR Generalist role is responsible for providing Human Resources support to the plant.  Lead HR generalist activities including: employee relations, labor relations, recruiting and staffing, performance management, compensation, benefits, conflict resolution/managementtraining, and HR process coordination. Develop, implement and coordinate HR policies and procedures.  Support a work environment that maximizes involvement and contributions of employees. 

Job Functions:
  • Act as first point of contact to employees and management in the use of human resource programs and processes.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotions and employee benefits.
  • Administer compensation for the hourly work force, ensuring compliance to job specific wage rates and wage adjustment guidelines
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, payroll, performance appraisals and employee benefits.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation  and assist with the 90 day onboarding of new and transitioning employees
  • Partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs/levels, recruiting strategy and implements strategies in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Assist with the administration of employee benefits, compensation, performance appraisal programs, personnel record keeping, unemployment claims and training.
  • Ensure compliance with the affirmative action programs.
  • Assist HR Manager regarding employee relations issues and recommends actions which are consistent with corporate policies.
  • Assist HR Manager regarding labor relations issues, contract interpretation, and recommend actions which are consistent with the collective bargaining agreement; ensure timelines are met throughout the grievance procedure.
  • Participates on strategic, annual or ad-hoc HR projects, representing the HR geographic location, presenting  perspective, feedback and data that aids in the overall decision making/ design process; assists with the local implementation, administration and ongoing oversight of programs
  • Assist with preparing materials for delivering, and conducting employee meetings, such as quarterly plant meetings, culture meetings, employee training meetings, committee meetings, etc.
  • Provides overall administrative support, ensuring the accurate, timely and efficient processing of HR transactions.
  • Refers more complex or controversial HR issues to the HR Manager for resolution advice and support. Prepares all supporting documentation as needed for management/legal review and decision making.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial relations, business administration or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal/written communication, and PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are also essential
  • Strong management skills, detail oriented, flexible, able to prioritize multiple projects with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization, administrative and creative problem solving skills required.
  • Able to communicate to all levels of organization in all settings (from individual to large group).
  • Must be very approachable and able to develop strong professional relationships and foster involvement at all levels of organization.

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