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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

The Senior HR Generalist is responsible for a wide range of 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

  • Builds and drives employee engagement. Advises and coaches managers on resolving employee issues. Personally manages complex or significant employee relations issues.
  • Directs, recommends and proactively communicates 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
  • Develops 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
  • Assesses organizational capabilities and identifies skill gaps of key managers. Actively participates with business leadership to successfully onboard talent to the organization
  • Coaches managers and their teams on the development of others to advance movement of talent across business groups
  • Champions a work environment that is aligned with Company policies and Vision and demonstrates effectual leadership
  • Actively participates in employee communications and provides right-touch HR support to the business. Works with department leaders on the implementation of training, talent metrics, and reporting
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required. PHR or SHRM – CP preferred
  • 5-7 years of progressive experience in human resources business support role
  • Strong people management skills with hourly and salaried populations
  • Excellent at developing strong business relationships with the 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