The Senior Human Resource Generalist partners with the HR Manager, HR team members and business leaders to execute the company's strategic business initiatives. The Sr.
HRG provides a very high level of business data and analytics as well as related recommendations. This individual is responsible for the management of daily HR operations, including the administration of policies, procedures and programs.
Designs and administers human resources policies and procedures that cover multiple functional areas. Oversees and establishes procedures for document completion for functional area.
Has sound knowledge of a wide variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Often leads projects and may direct the work of others, gives support and guidance. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected, and regularly exercises independent judgment and discretion. Typically reports to the department head and requires minimal supervision.
The Sr. Generalist will also maintain strong relationships with management throughout the Company and provide leadership and guidance on various HR related topics.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES performs a variety of duties as assigned. Is responsible for one or more functional areas and will provide cross-function support as necessary:
Benefits Management: Coordinates a variety of employee benefits including health insurance activities such as open enrollment and reconciliation of insurance billing, EAP, cafeteria plan, profit sharing, 401(k), company lunches, social functions, etc.
Promotes and supports company health and wellness initiatives. Provides input to executive management regarding employee benefits, selection and plan structure. Handles and partners with carriers to resolve health insurance issues.
Manages the Leave of Absence programs including employee communications and activity (workers comp and personal).
Hiring/On-Boarding: Recruiting efforts including, but not limited to, candidate sourcing, recruitment, selection and onboarding.
May schedule testing, interviewing, and other pre-hire activities and handle sensitive hiring issues. May represent the Company at job fairs and/or community functions. Develops and facilitates new employee orientation, including researching and developing content based on best practices.
Responsible for ensuring data integrity, data management and accuracy of the the HR systems including successful entry of new employee/temp data in systems, auditing and reporting. Coordinates and maintains contracts for contract and temporary workers. Serves as business process owner and SME as it relates to hiring and onboarding.
May develop or review job descriptions including compensation and exemption level recommendations.
Workers' Compensation Management: Handles all aspects of workers comp, including claims, investigations, and claims reviews.
Attends workers' comp depositions as the Company representative. Maintains all injury and OSHA records. May act as the safety committee representative.
Employee Relations/Performance Management: Handles complex and sensitive employee relations issues including management referrals.
Requires strong ability to assess employee situations, guide managers on appropriate action to ensure overall consistency and reduce exposure. Regularly leads involuntary termination process and handles and/or acts as back up for complex terminations which may involve interaction with outside labor counsel. Oversees entire performance management process, reviews and prepares employee packages and provides guidance to management.
Legal/Compliance: Keeps current and is a resource for legal and regulatory changes.
Is considered a Company policy and human resources Subject Matter Expert ("SME"). Conducts analysis, makes recommendations and writes policy proposals. Maintains the master employee handbook and leads the process for updating as appropriate. Responds to legal requests such as subpoenas.
May complete EEO, affirmative action, and other government reports when required or lead audit activities. Maintains compliance of labor postings, hiring information and may update job descriptions.
Organizational Development: Analyzes and recommends topics for supervisor training.
Periodically conducts manager and/or supervisory training. May lead compensation and employee surveys.
Collects and analyzes HR data in order to make recommendations to management.
Develops internal management and employee communications regarding HR related activities. Serves as backup for other Generalists and Manager. Partners with HR management to develop and implement HR process improvements.
Reliable, regular attendance and punctuality is required, including flexibility to work according to business requirements.
This job does not have any supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as role model for other positions in the department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform many of the duties listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Expertise in HR fundamentals; working knowledge of current regulations and best practices required.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills required.
Analytical mindset, with high level of professionalism and discretion required.
Strong organizational abilities, timeliness, attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through are essential.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to management and employees at all levels is required.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.
Advanced proficiency in Excel features including pivot tables, vlookups, etc. required.
Demonstrated knowledge of HRIS and ATS (UltiPro is a plus).
Employees must exhibit honesty and integrity as well as demonstrate adherence to rules, procedures and policies.
0-5% Travel Required.
HRCI (PHR or SPHR) and SHRM (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) certifications strongly preferred.
Project management experience preferred.
Experience with UltiPro a plus.
Spanish a plus.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and/or professional certification such as PHR, SPHR, GPHR, or any of the CA certifications; and ten to fifteen years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Fifteen years+ experience in Human Resources is preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations in English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, employees, and 3rd party sources including, but not limited to, legal counsel, public agencies, vendors, etc. An ability to speak, read, and write Spanish is preferred.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
This position requires heavy computer use, including monitor, keyboard, mouse, trackball, touchpad, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
Haas Automation, Inc.