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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Job ID: R0004813
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi High-Technologies
Company Name: Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Human Resources
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Work Arrangement: Currently remote. Hybrid onsite/remote work schedule expected after January 2022.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc. adopts, implements, and updates certain safety protocols in its efforts to promote a healthy and safe workplace for the well-being of our employees, their families, and visitors to our facilities, and to pursue continuity of the Company’s business operations. Where permitted by law, new hires will be required to disclose and certify COVID-19 vaccination status shortly after hire.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist will work closely with the HR Manager, Senior HR Generalists and the Division Management teams to provide a wide range of essential human resource support for approximately 100 employees in multiple US locations including Oregon and Texas. 

The successful candidate will perform activities in the human resources area within all functions of the employee lifecycle to include recruitment, selection, retention, compensation, administration, training, liability with respect to workers compensation and employee relations. The successful candidate will have an understanding of business acumen, human resources practices and processes in support of the overall business operations and results. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing HR generalist support in the areas of recruitment/retention, employee relations, performance management, compensation, management consulting and recognition initiatives.
  • Partners with HR Manager/Senior HR Generalists to provide guidance to management, including conflict resolution, disciplinary action and performance improvement counseling.  Fosters a positive working environment. 
  • Communicates and ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations related to employment and with company policies and procedures.  Maintain all required state, federal and local posters i.e. EEO, Workers’ Compensation, Harassment Prevention, Federal and State Labor Law posters, etc.
  • Partner with division Senior HR generalists and management to conduct recruitment efforts for all exempt and nonexempt permanent and temporary hires as needed.  Facilitates new employee orientations.
  • As needed, create, inform, educate, and disseminate information on all HR-related programs, policies, and procedures. 
  • Administer leaves of absences, workers’ compensation, and ADA matters in a timely manner.
  • Provide HR administrative support, including maintaining employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions.  Assists in maintaining division organization charts.
  • Works with HR Managers to evaluate training and development needs and selects and/or conducts programs to meet identified needs.  Comfortable with facilitating delivery of training as needed. 
  • May take on other generalist assignments, projects and responsibilities as required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration or related field required. 
  • PHR/SPHR certification a plus but not required.
  • Demonstrated HR generalist skills in performance management, compensation, training, employee relations and other related areas.
  • Minimum 7 years of similar HR generalist experience.  Solid understanding of local, state and federal employment laws.
  • Previous experience in collaborating with legal counsel.
  • Up to 10% travel required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proven critical thinking and project management skills with an attention to detail and strong time-management.
  • Proficiency using MS Windows applications (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Preferred knowledge and experience with systems and technology that support HR Shared services (e.g. ADP Workforce Now, Workday, SharePoint).  
  • Previous experience working in the development and implementation of HR programs and processes is a plus.
  • Successful and professional ability to influence and educate employees at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities.
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently.  

OTHER

  • Required to follow and support safety policies and procedures, including completion of Company-required safety trainings.
  • Frequent use of the computer and phone (i.e.,, basic keyboarding)
  • Environmentally-controlled building. Ability to work in a fast-paced setting required.       

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

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to [email protected]

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