Middough Inc

IL, US

Human Resources Generalist (CHI 2105)

Human Resources Generalist

 
Position Description:
The HR Generalist leads and coordinates the human resources generalist efforts within the professional environment of assigned business units based on direction from the corporate HR function.  The HR Generalist position requires comprehensive knowledge of company established policies and procedures and applicable Federal, State and Local employment laws. The HR Generalist responsibilities include (but not exclusive to) employee on-boarding/off-boarding, new hire orientation, candidate background screenings, random drug testing, benefit knowledge, leave policy coordination, recruiting and interviewing support, performance management, employee HR contact and support local management with all HR employee relations efforts to maintain a positive and productive work environment.   

Essential Functions:
Collaborate with corporate HR function on all daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual HR initiatives per company policy at assigned business unit(s).
  • Advocate and maintain positive culture and employee morale through collaboration and team building with local management and corporate HR.
  • Coordinate employee referral program per policy for assigned business unit(s).
  • Provide management and employees with interpretation and guidance regarding HR policies and legal compliance matters.
  • Guide and assist managers on performance management, progressive discipline issues, and terminations in accordance with company policies and procedures as well as applicable federal and state regulations.
  • Maintain and track training programs and seminars for assigned business unit(s) which includes Company’s internal training system.
  • Interface with Operations team for assigned business unit(s) and the corporate headquarters to provide a safe and efficient work environment for all employees.
  • Manage the separation exit interview process for assigned business unit(s).
  • Maintain personnel files according to legal requirements and company guidelines.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of employee updates and record maintenance in the HRIS database.
  • Respond to employee relations issues regarding programs, policies and procedures to both employees and managers. Escalates issues when necessary.
  • Support local recruiting efforts with interview scheduling and scheduling/attending career fairs as assigned or directed by local management and corporate HR.
  • Assist corporate HR recruiting with applicant tracking and maintenance per company guidelines.
  • Maintain/create professional relationships with colleges, universities, and community college placement offices as directed.
  • Oversee the onboarding of new hires and facilitates employee orientation for all assigned business unit(s).
  • Administer the company’s background & drug testing program for assigned business unit(s) in coordination with client-specific requirements and/or third-party consortiums.
  • Provide support to the corporate Benefits Team in the administration of the company’s benefit program including health & welfare, wellness, workers compensation, and 401(k) plans.
  • Assist in the coordination of various leave programs in accordance with company policy and Federal & State law (e.g., FMLA, STD, ADA, USERRA).
  • Partner and collaborate with other corporate functional areas within the company on joint processes, projects, and initiatives.


Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related major.
  • 3-5 years of hands-on human resources experience to include: HRIS/HCM and ATS systems, conflict resolution, Federal/State/Local employment and wage law knowledge, and business computer skills to include MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • This position requires the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels in the organization while always maintaining professionalism, strict confidentiality, and integrity.
  • The candidate must have sensitivity to adhering to corporate direction/policy, promoting employee goodwill and the enhancing the company’s public image.
  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently, be self-motivated and meet commitments.
  • Candidate must have strong analytical skills and a high desire to grow within the HR function.
  • A candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment which requires the desire to take initiative.
 
Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Mostly sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
  • Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use Repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
  • Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • No adverse environmental conditions expected.
  • May require occasional car or air travel to other company locations or client sites.

 
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.