The Human Resources (HR) Generalist is a hands-on role that provides full-cycle HR support by performing a wide variety of complex, sensitive, and confidential functions. This role carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits, employee relations, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), leave administration, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs various HR functions and procedures for all Company personnel; recommends new approaches and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintains HRIS records for HR-related transactions, e.g., position management, and oversees or assists with testing and/or implementation of new applications, functions, and processes.
Coordinates with Payroll to proactively ensure accurate and appropriate processing of various HR actions, e.g., mass wage changes, pay group transfers, and benefit status updates.
Serves as the primary contact for reports and data requests needed by HR and other departments; develops, organizes, analyzes, and summarizes information based on requests.
Oversight and administration of Company’s random drug testing program for DOT covered employees.
Talent acquisition support including pre-employment screens and new hire onboarding.
Performance management support including administration of union performance appraisals and union progressions.
Training and development support, e.g., LMS administration.
Provide back-up support to benefits administration, compensation analysis, and leave administration.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in HR management or business-related field or equivalent experience.
Experience working in the areas of benefits, talent acquisition, payroll, and compensation preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Familiar with or the ability to learn HRIS and timekeeping systems.
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, accurate, and timely.
Strong focus on providing superior customer service.
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and professional discretion.
Possess the ability to confidently work with a diverse group of employees across the Company.
Proficient communicator, inclusive of good writing skills.
Strong problem-solving abilities and math skills.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize workflow, and take initiative.
Familiar with or ability to understand payroll practices, benefit programs, FMLA, HIPAA, Wisconsin Workers' Compensation rules and regulations, and union labor agreements.
Demonstrated ability to be a willing, inclusive, and effective team player.
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