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HR Generalist

New Haven, MI United States


Position Summary:

Compiles and maintains personnel records by performing responsibilities outlined below. Maintains TS Quality standards for Human Resources area.

Responsibilities of Position:

1. Training Program Development, Administration and Facilitation.

a. All plant-prescribed training courses (e.g. 5S, 8D, TPM, Team Building).

b. Annual OSHA Required Safety Training.

c. All other programs required under ISO 14001 and TS 16949.

d. SAN Training Matrix and supporting documents.

2. Recruiting and Selection.

a. Process employment applications and assists in other employment activities for all hourly positions.

b. Internal job bidding system, offer packages, background checks, post offer drug screening.

c. New Hire onboarding and orientation (inclusive of all new hire forms and policies).

d. Explains drug free procedure required by company, and assists in completion of application. Company garments/locker issuance.

3. Payroll and Benefits Administration.

a. KRONOS data entry / reporting.

b. Payroll system database entry and maintenance (e.g. personal info, benefits, position and compensation changes.

c. Computes wages and records data for use in payroll processing.

d. Wage and hour issues (inc. wage surveys and annual structure changes).

e. Prepares daily measurable reports.

f. Weekly payroll transmittal, verification, and distribution.

g. ID badge setup, including door security access.

h. Attendance / medical leave tracking.

4. Documentation Management.

a. Maintains personnel files and training records.

b. Updates employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses.

c. Records employee information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination date and reason.

d. Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports.

e. Documentation required for TPA underwriting.

f. Company Policies and Procedures.

5. Safety Committee Facilitator; attends scheduled meetings.

6. Performance Management Program Administration.

a. Timely performance reviews and documentation.

b. Employee Involvement / Recognition Program development and administration.

c. Continuous Improvement / ‘Suggestion’ System.

7. HR Department Representative in Meetings

8. Accident / Incident Investigation Lead Person.

a. Onsite treatment, investigation and documentation.

b. Prepares and files reports of accidents and injuries at facility.

c. Facilitation of treatment by panel physician (if required).

9. Workers’ Compensation Administration – Initial claim documentation and follow-up through case closure.

10. Orders and maintains office supplies, and arranges for office equipment maintenance.

11. Day to day personnel issues and other duties as assigned by Plant Manager.

Skill Requirements:

1. Absolute confidentiality.

2. Computer literacy, typing and grammatical skills at the highest level.

3. Language skills – ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, governmental regulations, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees of organization. The ability to speak, read and write in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

4. Mathematical skills – ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

5. Reasoning ability – ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

6. Self motivated, flexible and detail oriented.

Experience Requirements:

1. Six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensing or Special Certification Requirements:

1. Valid drivers’ license.

Physical Requirements:

1. Ability to work at a personal computer for extended periods of time.

2. Ability to tolerate stress.

3. Ability to travel (including air travel and long automobile trips).

Working Conditions:

1. Occasionally lifts and carries up to 25 pounds.

2. Some of work time is spent standing, walking, lifting and bending.

3. Works within an automotive components manufacturing setting and may be exposed to heat, cold and fumes/chemical or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.

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