Human Resources (Hr) Generalist

Company: Jeld-Wen Window & Doors ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 5 year(s)
Job Description

The HR Generalist will be primarily responsible for providing human resources support and services to including assisting the HR Manager with day-to-day HR operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Promote and develop positive employee relations by providing direct HR support to the manufacturing facility

Manage facility payroll function

Resolve and address all employee questions and concerns by partnering with plant leadership team.

Assist HR Manager with broader HR responsibilities

Conduct preliminary investigations

Manage FMLA/LOA’s

Respond to Unemployment claims and Worker Comp claims

Respond to facility HR correspondences



Assess processes and stream line

Enforce Federal and State compliance on payroll, employee relations and leaves

In consultation with the HR Manager, assist plant leaders with the management of corrective action to drive performance and adherence to company policy

Interpret company policies and process to ensure consistency for facility leadership and employees

Facilitate employee communications to ensure clarity and understanding

Manage monthly employee engagement events

Support plant operations

Participate on corporate projects and initiatives

Promote and incorporate Corp Values

Coach and develop leaders on processes, procedures and performance management

Assess plant needs and implant change

Create a positive and support HR culture

Oversee reception and delegate tasks appropriately

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field.

2 - 5 years HR Generalist experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

2 - 5 years payroll experience

State and Federal employment compliance knowledge

Experience handling and resolving a wide range of employee relations issues.

An intense focus on customer service.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a diverse group of employees.

Must be comfortable developing and conducting group presentations to employees.

Ability to remain calm in various situations

Ability to ensure all levels of leadership are in compliance with State and Federal labor laws

Ability to assess escalation needs

Preferred Qualifications:

PHR certification

Kronos timekeeping experience

Success Factors software experience