• Human Resources Generalist (Employee Relations)

    Location US-IL-Elgin
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The human resources generalist (employee relations) is responsible for resolving employee issues in a manner consistent with policies, procedures, and state and federal laws. The person in this position provides recommendations to all employee relations matters and policies and serves as an advocate for all Warehouse employees.  Must be bilingual, english/spanish.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Educates, assists and coaches employees and managers on all employee relations issues.
    • Serves as one of the main contacts for employees to discuss workplace concerns and answers questions. Suggests alternate course of action if appropriate and prepares necessary documentation of action (memorandum of record, reports, counseling or discipline).
    • Conducts and documents investigations (telephonic or on-site) relating to workplace complaints with interviews of employees, managers, or third-party personnel. Analyzes notes to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Prepares comprehensive reports and summaries of findings for management.
    • Recommends HR policies and procedures to maximize efficiency and compliance through day to day HR practice and observation. Ensures all company policies and procedures are up to date with current employment laws.
    • Assists in the performance evaluation and performance improvement plans and provides recommendation for the performance program to the maximum.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      • Responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP, SQF, and regulatory requirements.
      • Aware and accountable for maintaining and documenting preventative controls necessary to ensure food safety and quality.
      • Responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to management.
      • Responsible for partnering with others, sharing knowledge, skills and information within assigned team and across functional areas.
      • Responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.


    Education, Experience & Knowledge:

    • Minimum of five years human resources experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in business administration/human resources or related field is preferred.
    • At least one year experience in a position of responsibility and accountability for employee relations and/or labor relations.

    Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

    • Professional in Human Resources (PHR), preferred

    Skills & Competencies:

    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to handle confidential information in a mature and professional manner.
    • Highly analytical thinker and problem solver, proven attention to detail, and extremely well organized.
    • Acts with a sense of urgency, high quality judgement and sound decision making.
    • Ability to multi task and manage multiple projects to closure.
    • Must be able to build credibility and be a trusted resource to all.
    • Bilingual; Spanish is required.

    This position covers 2 shifts and requires floating work schedule.