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Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

The HR Generalist is responsible for various functions, including aligning business objectives with the organizational divisions, day-to-day activities and problem resolution with employees and managers, employee development, organization effectiveness, employee relations, HR policies and procedures, HR legal compliance, and organizational culture. This role ensures effective execution and support of the employees and managers is aligned with the Business Objectives and HR Strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and drive employee engagement. Advise and coach managers on resolving employee issues. Personally manages complex or significant employee relations issues
  • Direct, recommend and proactively communicate appropriate implementation of HR policies, practices, and initiatives. Ensures legal and regulatory compliance, including equal employment opportunity/affirmative action, FLSA requirements, etc
  • In concert with management, builds and drives a positive employee culture
  • Develop actionable HR plans to support the achievement of departmental goals. Works cross-functionally to achieve business outcomes and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Proactively identifies organizational needs (talent assessment, team effectiveness, staffing, etc.) and develops strategies for resolving and addressing needs
  • Assess organizational capabilities and identify skill gaps of key managers. Actively participates with business leadership to successfully onboard talent to the organization
  • Coach managers and their teams on the development of others to advance the movement of talent across business groups
  • Champion a work environment that is aligned with Company policies and Vision and demonstrates an ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Actively participate in employee communications and provide right-touch HR support to the business. Work with department leaders on the implementation of training, talent metrics, and reporting
  • Lead assigned projects and champion HR and business initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required. PHR or SHRM – CP preferred
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in human resources business support role
  • Strong people management skills with hourly and salaried populations
  • Demonstrated ability to influence leaders at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent at developing strong business relationships with managers and employees supported by this role.
  • Experience in all facets of human resources, including knowledge of recruitment processes, employee relations, and legal compliance requirements
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills; good listening skills; a team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the Company
  • Approachable, inspires trust and confidence. Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information
  • Must be adept at analyzing facts and issues, identifying options, and able to decide and recommend a course of action
  • Independent and organized work style: Effectively manage time and prioritize, assume and manage multiple tasks without close supervision, adapt to change, and consistently meet deadlines. Ability to make independent decisions and regularly suggest ways to improve services and processes
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment