Senior Human Resources Generalist

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 49 days ago

Performs highly complex Human Resources related duties at the professional level and carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, labor relations, recruitment, training, compliance, and recognition. Administers HR policies and procedures. Collects and analyzes HR data, assists the HR Manager with tasks as assigned and makes recommendations to Management. Mentors and coaches fellowHR team members.

  • Implements HR goals, processes, practices and systems to build organizational and individual capability (i.e., staffing, performance management, training & development, employee relations)
  • Collaborates with site HR and Operations leadership to provide advice on HR and labor regulatory issues; this may include acting as a mentor or supervisor for other HR team members
  • Leads employment and compliance based investigations
  • Collaborates with leadership in effective performance management (ensures alignment with policies and procedures) and coaches on developing effective pipeline and succession plans
  • Acts as Company’s sole representative during legal and binding arbitration, appeal’s board and open door processes to settle disputes with employees
  • Guides leaders and employees regarding Company policies, values, HR programs and monitors for compliance with Federal, State, and local laws
  • Analyzes and uses HR metrics, such as turnover, time system data and overtime reports, to determine appropriate action; including supporting workforce planning and forecasting initiatives
  • Implements cost effective and practical HR solutions while ensuring the ability to attract and retain required skills
  • Implements projects and HR improvements as directed by leadership; facilitating change management, engagement, coaching and advising of stakeholders
  • Responsible for protecting and maintaining privacy of employee personnel records, including compensation information
  • Understands the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as necessary and able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Performs other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degreeand five (5) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalist experience; OR
  • Master’s degreeand three (3) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalistexperience
  • Understanding of and experience with most or all of the core aspects of Human Resources Management (staffing, employee relations, labor relations, performance management, leadership development, training, etc.)
  • Experience working within a dispute resolution process
  • Experience in independently leading an investigation process
  • Experience in addressing complex employee relations issues autonomously
  • Experience in independently handling routine and complex scenarios utilizing various resources
  • Experience leading a project to completion
  • Ability to address and resolve workplace conflicts
  • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism, poise and diplomacy skills; standing by decisions
  • Ability to coach and influence leadership at all levels of the organization
  • Must possess consultative/collaborative style and approach with proven ability to develop credible relationships with business partners
  • Must be a confident communicator, including written and verbal skills, effective at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ambiguous business conditions
  • Demonstrates high level of integrity and absolute confidentiality
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities that encompass amongst other things, a positive disposition, high level of accountability, motivating others, adapting to change, expressing confidence, encouraging and developing others to succeed, inspiring ideas, cultivates a positive team culture that creates a caring and inclusive environment, and seeking out ways to serve others



  • Degree in Human Resources Management, Business or related discipline
  • PHR/SPHR Certification
  • Mining or Industrial setting experience
  • Experience leading a dispute resolution process (leading arbitrations, etc.).