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People Generalist



People & HR
United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024


We are seeking an experienced People Generalist to join our team. The Generalist will play a key role in providing comprehensive support to our organization with a focus on Payroll and Benefits. Other functional areas may include recruitment, employee relations, performance management, learning and development, and leaves administration. The ideal candidate will be a proactive problem-solver, with a strong background in human resources functions, a Safety first mindset, and a passion for supporting employees and organizational growth.

Key Accountabilities


· Accurate and time processing of bi-weekly payroll; other payrolls as needed

· Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wages, and hour laws and best practices

· Resolving payroll discrepancies and answering any employee payroll queries

Benefits Administration:

  • Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefits offerings
  • Assist employees with benefit enrollment, changes, and inquiries
  • Collaborate with sister business groups across the U.S.

Other Fuctional Areas

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Assist with end-to-end recruitment process, including job postings, screening resumes, conducting interviews, and extending offers
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding process, including orientation, paperwork, and training

Employee Relations:

  • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries and concerns, providing guidance and support as needed
  • Provide support with planning, organizing, and executing Company events and employee recognition
  • Address employee relations issues; assist with investigations as necessary, ensuring fair and consistent resolution

· May attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings and termination

Performance Management

  • Support performance management processes, including goal setting, performance reviews
  • Provide guidance to managers and employees on performance improvement

Learning and Development

  • Identify training needs and coordinate training programs to enhance employee skills and knowledge
  • May facilitate training sessions on topics such as compliance, diversity and inclusion, and leadership development

· Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success; Follows up to ensure training objectives are met

HRIS Administration

  • Maintain accurate employee records and ensure compliance with relevant regulations
  • Manage HRIS system and generate reports as needed for analysis and decision-making

Compliance and Policy Enrichment

  • Assist in developing and implementing people policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance and best practices
  • Communicate policy changes and updates to employees; provide training as necessary


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field
  • Proven experience in a Human Resources/People Generalist or similar role.
  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s current policies and practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with payroll/HRIS software – Paylocity preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • General business knowledge; industry and/or manufacturing experience desired


  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Paid time off – Vacation/Sick/Holidays
  • Professional development opportunities