HR Generalist II

Description Position Description: Perform functions to apply business knowledge and human resources expertise to execute HR related activities on a professional level and foster the development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.  Provide a wide range of guidance and support on recruitment, employee separations, performance management, employee relations, and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and senior management.   Primary Responsibilities: Partner with management to communicate, interpret, and ensure the adherence to Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws Recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation Participate in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth Establish and maintain protocol with leadership and the union to answer and resolve union grievances Advise managers and supervisors about company protocol, ensure the steps in the progressive discipline process are uniformly followed, and counsel managers on employment issues Support a collaborative and professional work environment by managing the HR functions in a manner that protects the interests of employees and the company through appropriate application of company Human Resources policies and adherence to governmental laws and regulations; Ensure that claims, investigations and practices are addressed in a way that promotes high ethical standards and minimizes company exposure to lawsuits Analyze data or reports that provide detail related to department or company performance (i.e. turnover, voluntary and involuntary separation, discipline, etc.) and identify root causes Maintain employee-related databases and prepare periodic reports for management as necessary or requested Support the recruitment and onboarding process for exempt and nonexempt employees using standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce Coordinate with operations and support the implementation of a one on one system to help support and acclimate new hires Promote positive communication and constructive feedback through training, attendance at staff and other group meetings, one-on-one sessions, and appropriate use of email systems Support the Company in the achievement of its "Driven to Serve" mantra by monitoring culture, promoting employee engagement, and addressing issues that can impact morale Actively serve on and endorse company-sponsored committees and/or programs including the wellness, training, environmental health and safety, activity, and culture and communications Provide guidance to managers on performance management and the creation of employee development programs Performs other duties as assigned   Supervisory/Management Responsibilities: Management of HR programs, policies and procedures       Requirements: Bachelor's degree, Business or HR Management 5+ years of progressive leadership experience in HR positions Understanding of relevant employment laws and practical application of same (Federal and State) Strong communication skills, both written and oral Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping. Effective oral and written communication. Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills. Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills.   Preferred Skills: HR Certification (PHR, SPHR, CP or SCP) Able to speak, read, and write Spanish Prior experience working in a union environment
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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