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HR Generalist

Location: North Carolina
Date: 10/9/2019

We’re working with a global textile manufacturer with $250 million in sales. This is a very profitable well-established company with a substantial client portfolio and they are looking for an HR Generalist to join their team.

The HR Generalist is responsible for providing support in areas of employee relations, performance management, recruitment and retention, benefit administration, training and other miscellaneous areas of Human Resources.

• Provides HR consultation to 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
• Educates employees, supervisors and managers on all aspects of company policies to support compliance and consistent, fair and equitable treatment of all employees
• Serves as a member of the Plant Management Team as well as the first point of contact for HR related matters. Supervise local payroll administrator
• Understands Company benefit programs, etc. to facilitate the on-boarding process and respond to general inquiries about benefits
• Assists employees with policy and benefit inquiries and provides problem resolution through use of effective communication and resources
• 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 to answer questions and provide HR support. Flexible work hours regularly required
• Assists in identifying, planning and supporting employee training needs, locally
• Plans and organizes employee engagement functions and participates in same while promoting positive employee relations and culture
• Participates in special projects and initiatives and provides general support to VP of HR as needed

Required Knowledge/Skills:
• 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
• Ability to mediate effectively between all levels of employees during conflict resolution
• Ability to partner effectively with Plant leadership, Senior Leadership, HR Leaders and 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 company sites for team meetings and other activities

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

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