Human Resources Generalist I

  • Job Reference: 425089060-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Plexus Corp.
  • Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Your journey to building a better world starts here! WHO WE ARE We help our customers deliver products that have a profound impact on people's lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact as we support products used in the fight against COVID-19. We're a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. Whether you're looking to start, make a change, or advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark on the world. WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT Engaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential. A workplace centered on collaboration and integrity. At Plexus, we're at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork. HOW YOU WILL DO IT Purpose Statement: To support and partner with team members and company management in facilitation of activities and programs to provide a high-performance, continuous improvement, engaging culture and to provide day-to-day operational administration and support for the Human Resources (HR) function. Key Job Accountabilities: * Implement initiatives and programs and/or provide service/administration in any or all of the following disciplines: recruiting and staffing, employment processing, organizational design, performance management, employee development and training, compensation, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, Affirmative Action/EEO compliance, and completing personnel transactions. * Facilitate individual or group meetings to train or onboard new hires or existing employees, facilitate exit interviews, explain relevant compensation/benefit programs, etc. * Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; assisting in the interpretation of policies and procedures, evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solutions; coaching and counseling managers and employees, etc. * Serve as primary contact and resource for employees and managers to address HR issues, questions, and concerns while maintaining good working relationships and building credibility with employees. * Insure timely and accurate submission of information to corporate HR functional areas/systems including, but not limited to new hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations. Additional Accountabilities: * Complete special projects by clarifying project objective, setting timetables and schedules, conducting research and time/cost analysis, developing and organizing information, fulfilling transactions, communicating project status and issues, and resolving concerns. * Coordinate and maintain accurate leave of absence records while being empathetic to employees' concerns. * Identify, recommend, and develop process, policy, and procedural improvements. * Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. * Administer employee service award program and/or other employee recognition programs. * Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. * May perform portions of the work of higher classified positions occasionally, as assigned. * Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated * Additional duties as assigned. Education/Experience Qualifications: * A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required; a Bachelor's degree is preferred. * One (1) year of related experience is required; One (1) or more years of related experience is preferred. * PHR or SPHR certification a plus. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered. Other Qualifications: * Intermediate decision making and problem solving skills. * Professional verbal and written communication and presentation skills. * Must be able to work both independently and in group or matrix managed settings. * Must be able to work irregular hours when necessary to cover multiple shifts and to migrate between different facilities. * Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite and HRMS tools (PeopleSoft and/or Workday a plus). * Must be able to interact and create excitement/engagement with employees at all levels. * Must be able to travel when needed. * Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. * General office equipment and materials. Work Environment: * The work setting should consist of an office environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a low noise level. This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform. Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement. Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today! Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.