Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

Job ID: 75283
Warren, Ohio
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Wage: $60K (benefits, tuition assistance, bonus plan, 401K ++)
  • Position specifics: Direct Hire, Full time permanent role. Will assist HR Manager with 3 plants (Warren, OH, Niles, OH and Parell, PA). All 3 plants are within 15-20 minutes of each other. All 3 plants are unionized, so employee relations and working within a collective agreement is necessary experience. Please send confidential resume portfolio and educational supporting documents to

Job Description


Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, this role will function as a true generalist, with a focus on maintaining and enhancing the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating policies, programs, and practices.  Duties will include the following:

  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires,transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives
  • Administer the plant’s absenteeism and S&A programs
  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for hourly positions
  • Assist in the management of labor relations and contract administration responsibilities in each of the three plants including:
      • Facilitating a partnership with the union bargaining committees
      • Gathering information for grievances and assisting the HR Manager in the administration of the grievance process
      • Assisting in the preparation of and sitting at the table for labor contract negotiations
      • Analyzing training needs and assisting in the design for employee development
  • Identify staff vacancies and submit the appropriate requisitions for approval. Work with managers on candidate selections
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion and employee benefits
  • In coordination with site management and the HR Manager, perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, managing disputes and administering disciplinary procedures as needed
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination
  • Represent the organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations as needed
  • Assist in ensuring Human Resource operations comply with Federal, State and accrediting agencies
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned



  • The ideal candidate for the HR Generalist role will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or a related field, and at least three (3) years of previous experience in a HR role in a union environment.
  • Labor Relations, HR laws and affirmative action/EEOC requirements, including recruitment and selection
  • Compensation and benefits administration, including preparing and maintaining budgets
  • Training and development techniques and evaluation
  • Leadership (setting pace, decisiveness, change management, team development, ability to influence, organizational awareness)
  • People development (assessment of others, feedback/coaching, delegation, motivating others, performance. management, communicating expectations)
  • Interpersonal skills (relationship building, teamwork, interpersonal insight, conflict resolution,
    customer orientation)
  • Communication (verbal communication, persuasive impact, listening, written communication).
  • Judgment and thinking (strategic thinking, original thinking, judgment and decision making,
    problem solving, awareness)
  • Performance skills (accuracy with detail, planning and organizing, efficiency, business acumen)
  • Personal characteristics (motivation/commitment, flexibility, assertiveness, results orientation, resilience, quality orientation)
  • Lead and promote  health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy 



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