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HR Generalist

Location: Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0011632
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2023
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HR Business Strategy

  • Serve as advisor to client group on activities/issues impacting human capital resource.
  • Safety – support safety culture with client group by integrating safety mindset into every process.
  • Basics and ethics – follow company compliance policies, drive to closure compliance training and projects with client group. 
  • Ensure client group compliance to all state and federal legal requirements.
  • Data/KPI’s – understand and track for client group-Turnover, absenteeism, overtime, etc.
  • HR initiatives driver – GPM process, Compliance activities, talent development, Insight survey, Hitachi U trainings, safety trainings, etc. 
  • Drive on time completion of these by client group through regular updates/status reports.
  • Problem solving – utilize 8 step problem solving process to identify data driven solutions to complex problems.

Talent Assessment and Development

  • Inform/support/identify/coordinate training initiatives for client group
  • Special projects – could be client group specific or individual stretch assignment.
  • Establish formal and informal coaching relationships in alignment with business objectives.

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Program/project management-drive to closure to meet commitments/deliverables to client group or HR mgmt. 
  • Provide regular updates to client group and HR mgmt.
  • Vendor Management – partner with key vendors (i.e. temp staffing agency) to ensure performance requirements met.
  • Communications – Daily meetings with client group, remind of current HR activities and group status and other activities that impact group. 
  • Formulate change strategies as needed, gain consensus and buy-in by affected stakeholders.

Workforce Planning/Staffing

  • Recruitment – hourly and salary. 
  • Track for client group – weekly status open positions. 
  • Understand h/c condition in relation to overall site, obtain necessary approvals for backfilling/hiring. 
  • Ensure new hire communication/coordination before start date. 
  • Coordinate new hire buddies and new hire feedback questionnaire.

Employee Relations

  • Positive employee relations strategies/activities.
  • Case management-Investigate complaints in timely manner. 
  • Support disciplinary actions for policy violations. 
  • Record all activities in employee relations log. 
  • Perform terminations and exit interviews. 


  • Bachelors Degree required - Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources is preferred or 3-5 years experience in Human Resources function
  • SHRM-CP Preferred
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Experience with HRIS (Workday)
  • Experience with Excel VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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