The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for a broad range of HR functions including employee relations, performance management, and HR projects and initiatives. The position will ensure compliance with all applicable laws and Company policies and procedures, resolve employee relations issues, and prepare various HR reports and metrics that support business objectives. The position will collaborate with HR team members to develop and execute retention, training and career development strategies that enable the Company to hire and retain high performing employees.
Essential Job Functions:
Handle employee relations issues by coaching and development, conducting and documenting investigations, prepare internal assessments and partnering with management as needed to determine the appropriate corrective actions. Maintain the integrity of the Company’s Ethics Hotline by investigating all complaints and identifying resolutions.
Partner with management and employees to provide advice and counseling on performance management issues, conflict management, interpretation of employment policies, and employee counseling.
Partner with the HR team and management to assess, model and shape an organizational culture that supports the achievement of business goals and objectives.
Prepare and analyze various HRIS reports and metrics, evaluate trends, make recommendations, and implement changes to continuously ensure HR best practices.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws, as well as company policies and procedures.
Assess employee separations, conduct exit interviews, analyze data, and make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
Create and maintain a company-wide job description database, as well as maintain job requisition templates on the HRIS system.
Review and prepare unemployment claim responses and attend unemployment hearings when appropriate.
Other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
Minimum of 3 years in an HR generalist capacity, including 2+ years of full cycle recruiting and employee relations.
Extensive knowledge of federal and California state laws regarding employment practices and hiring best practices.
Must be organized, able to multitask and manage competing priorities while maintaining a professional and courteous demeanor with all levels of the organization.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
A forward thinking, perceptive individual, capable of influencing others and effectively interacting with individuals at all levels of the Company. Excellent customer service skills and team oriented.
Attention to detail, accuracy, ability to prioritize/multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
An enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment.
Strong internal customer focus, along with a desire to learn all aspects of the business.
Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to shift priorities based on the organizations’ needs.
Self-motivated and able to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions, take ownership/accountability, and operate with minimal supervision.
Integrity, professionalism, discretion, and ability to maintain confidentiality essential.
Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, etc.) and HR systems (UltiPro, ADP, Ceridian, etc.)
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification a plus.
Ability to travel as needed.