Human Resources Generalist

Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: HR Job Number: DG665977426

Job Description

Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Reports to:  HR Manager

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Location:  Wisconsin, fully onsite

Travel: Up to 25% 


Under the direction and guidance of the Human Resources Manager (HRM), the Human Resources Generalist (HRG) is responsible for the day-to-day administrative assistance and support to multiple sites. The HRG supports a broad range of human resources functions including full-cycle recruiting and talent acquisition, new hire orientation and onboarding, and maintaining accuracy of employee data and personnel records in the HRIS and SharePoint. The HRG will maintain confidentiality to protect all human resources information. 

To perform this job successfully, an inpidual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable 

accommodations may be made to enable inpiduals with disabilities to perform the essential duties, responsibilities, and competencies of the position. 

  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. 
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the HRM.
  • Contact and coordinate temporary personnel with designated employment agencies.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications. 
  • Implements new hire orientation and on-boarding processes, collaborates with hiring manager during the 30-60-90 Day process and ensures a positive experience for new team members.
  • Ensure all onboarding and new hire documents are completed and returned, including Form I-9 and E-Verify verifications. 
  • Maintain compliance with HR record-keeping and hiring practice including employee files. Process team member transitions. 
  • Run monthly reports and/or perform audits in HRIS, as requested. 
  • Engage with the HRM in various community events and initiatives to build an employment brand. 
  • Assist team members in the benefits enrollment process, employee self-serve, and other HRIS employee related tasks. 
  • Under the direction of the HRM, administer training program and ensure completion of required training in a timely manner. 
  • Assist HRM with career developmental goals, succession planning, tuition reimbursement, etc. 
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs, including properly escalating issues to HRM. 
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations. 
  • Records OSHA incidents and near misses, completes month and annual OSHA reports, initiates workers compensation claims. Promotes safety through interactions with associates. 
  • Performs administrative duties for multiple locations as directed. 
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and modern technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. 
  • Partner with all team members to create a positive work environment and culture.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, TEAMS) or related software.
  • Proficiency with social media and communication platforms.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

  • High School Diploma required, associate or bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • At least two years of experience within human resources is required. Experience in other HR functions, including payroll processing will be considered.
  • Experience with recruiting hourly and salary level positions. 
  • Experience in manufacturing environment highly preferred.

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