Senior Human Resource Generalist

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Fort Wayne, IN
$65,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 19, 2018
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Are you a Senior HR Generalist who has manufacturing experience?  Are you a Senior HR Generalist who wants to join a very stable manufacturing company where there is opportunity for growth?  If you can answer "yes" to these questions, you should consider this opportunity.

Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, you will play a key role in supporting the hourly workforce in a 3 shift, non-union environment.  You will support two plants which combined have 190 employees.  You will also assist the Human Resource Manager in supporting 55 salaried employees.

In this role you will:
  • Administer a timekeeping system and complete light bi-weekly duties (payroll processing is outsourced)
  • Manage the FMLA process to include tracking of time, distribution of forms, follow-up with employees, review (including approving/denying and verifying) FMLA requests
  • Research and investigate employee issues and concerns, consult with management and coordinate necessary action to bring to an appropriate resolution
  • Conduct recruitment efforts for all hourly personnel and temporary employees; process background checks and employment authorizations, and conduct new-employee orientation
  • Perform benefits administration to include helping enroll new hires, answering claims questions, and communicating benefits information to employees.
  • Assist with the management of worker's compensation and safety programs (accident investigations, report preparation, claim management, coordination and tracking of training)
  • Partner with the management team providing support on HR initiatives including Performance Management, Technical Skills Analysis, Succession Planning, Employee Training and Development, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and assist with events, communication initiatives, and special projects (employee engagement activities, wellness programs, employee newsletter)
  • Complete HR administrative duties such as creating and maintaining employee files, completing reports, etc.
  • Actively participate in the the continuous improvement efforts of the Human Resources function
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment regulations
Your background should include:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.  Associate's degree may be considered
  • Minimum of 10 years of HR experience, with part/all of that experience being in manufacturing
  • Employee relations experience
  • Non Union experience
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Benefits administration experience
  • Worker's compensation experience and safety knowledge
  • Payroll experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Solid listening skills
  • Ability to deal with information/situations in a highly confidential manner
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and Power Point
Our client is located North of Fort Wayne and is searching for local/commutable candidates.