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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Company: Shawmut
Location: Clinton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:



The Senior HR Generalist is responsible for providing support in areas of employee relations, performance management, recruitment and retention, on-boarding and other miscellaneous areas of Human Resources.


Provides HR consultation to plant management team on employee relations opportunities provides guidance on performance management processes and conducts internal investigations, as needed.
Identifies employee relations trends that are affecting the facility and collaborates with management to develop plans to address. Drives positive change that builds relationships, increases morale and improves performance.
Serves as a member of the Plant Management Team as well as the first point of contact for HR related matters.
Manages the local recruitment process for exempt and non-exempt positions from applicant to employee. Identifies temporary staffing service providers, as needed.
Conducts exit interviews and monitors turnover trends.
Follows requisition procedure for new hires.
Administers local workers compensation claims and monitor employee's return to work status.
Oversees all compliance needs as related to I-9, E-Verify, Labor Law posting requirements, etc.
Is visible and easily accessible to employees on the manufacturing floor. Is available to employees on all shifts (as needed) to answer questions and provide HR support. Flexible work hours regularly required.
Assists in identifying, planning and supporting employee training needs, locally and working with the plant training coordinator for implementation of training initiatives.
Participates in special projects and initiatives and provides general support to VP of HR as needed.
Provides back-up support to the Payroll Analyst to include processing a weekly timecards.


Bachelor's degree in related field required. PHR Certification preferred.
Minimum 3-4 years' experience in a professional Human Resources role required, a role with demonstrated Employee Relations experience preferred.
Must be able to comfortably mediate effectively between all levels of employees during conflict resolution.
Ability to partner effectively with Plant leadership, Senior Leadership, HR Team members on business and people matters.
Ethical judgement and critical thinking to support effective problem solving and solutions.
Maintain strict confidentiality of any and all privileged information and exemplify a professional demeanor at all times.
Must be a self-starter with an approachable style and a mature mindset that builds trust and credibility with managers and employees.
Must be highly flexible and adaptable to competing/shifting priorities and change in the workplace.
Excellent MS Office application skills - MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
Must have prior recruitment experience.
Empowered work force experience a plus.
Ability to travel occasionally to other Shawmut sites for team meetings and other activities.
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Keywords: Shawmut, Knoxville , Senior Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Clinton, Tennessee

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