HR Generalist

Blue Origin   •  

Kent, WA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

This job is no longer available.


As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will use your excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and positive attitude to help drive success in the HR department and across Blue Origin sites and employees. This role will independently own and complete HR tasks, supportHR team members and their work, and support employees and managers on routine tasks.

You’re the ideal candidate if you enjoy being part of a team, like to work both collaboratively and independently, and stay calm under pressure. You have high energy, a bias for action, and passion for results. You’re a problem solver. You’re a bold, optimistic, can-do-go-getter. You will thrive in a collaborative, extremely fast-paced environment and rapidly growing business. You will be able to identify opportunities and challenges, form solutions, and execute through completion. You will quickly earn trust, credibility, and respect from your teammates and employees. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


In partnership with the HR Business Partner leader, HR Business Partner team, managers, and employees the core job responsibilities include:

  • Maintain all HRprocesses to be in compliance with federal and state labor laws and regulations, including DOL, EEOC, FLSA, AAP and OFCCP
  • Organize and keep current all HR employee communications content on internal Wiki
  • Maintain all physical and electronic employee files
  • Own new hire Employment Verifications and submit I-9 forms in E-Verify
  • Facilitate weekly new hire onboarding and safety tour sessions
  • Facilitate Blue Guide training
  • Provide excellent customer service and act as point of contact for employees who have routine questions regarding HR policies and procedures
  • Process a variety of employment-related items, including employee changes, database updates, pay changes, employee information and confidential employee data
  • Proactively identify process and policy inefficiencies and inconsistencies
  • Draft and maintain employee policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Document and improve HRprocesses and workflows
  • Run auditreports to determine gaps in data quality and address accordingly
  • Use data to create dashboards and monthly functional reports. Run ad hoc reports as requested.
  • Assist in employee benefits questions and administration, including relocationsupport
  • Coordinate internal transfer process while ensuring excellent employee experience
  • Create, maintain, and communicate annual HR calendar (both team and employee facing)
  • Support the HR Business Partner team on a range of general HR topics and special projects
  • Assure confidentiality and security of records and employee data
  • Schedule weekly onboarding calendar events and coordinate Blue Guide assignments with managers
  • Create exit interview documents and facilitate exit interviews
  • Schedule training classes
  • Meet with security clearance investigators to review employee files
  • Process verbal verification of employment requests
  • Stay current on state and federal employment law changes that may impact our business
  • This position will require some overtime; must be available to work additional hours on short notice as determined by work load


  • 5+ years of demonstrated career progression
  • BS/BA degree in business, communication, PR, HR, or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills across a broad range of employee experience levels and professions
  • Track record of quality execution, organization skill, attention to detail, follow-through and responsiveness, and high level of quality work
  • Proven ability to exercise high degree of confidentiality and objectivity
  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage routine processes and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and reliable follow through
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Intuition to know when to act independently and when to ask for guidance and/or assistance
  • Ability to develop effective relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio, and other software tools and services
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • 2-3 years’ experience in a fast paced, operational or customer support environment; Human Resources experiencepreferred.
  • Strong sense of urgency in addition to the ability to prioritize and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Experience with E-Verify
  • Familiarity with ADP, WorkDay and HRIS system
  • Proficiency in HRIS applications

Job ID 3417