Senior Human Resources Generalist in Joplin at Ducommun

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

Internal Communication and Collaboration:

  • Support and promote company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork.
  • Drive strong employee relations through frequent and clear communications, clear expectations, and positive relationships among management and employees.
  • Collaborates and provides guidance to other HR generalists and staff; may lead and direct the work of others.
  • Build and develop close relationships with cross functions (Operations, PMO, SC, Finance, Quality, and Engineering)

Policy, Procedure, and Process Administration:

  • Interfaces with employees regarding HR policies and procedures.
  • Assists employees and managers with HR questions and employee relations issues.   Conduct investigations, recommend and administer disciplinary action as appropriate. 
  • Ensures work performed is in compliance with HR regulatory requirements.
  • Interpret and provide guidance regarding federal, state, and local employment laws/policy.
  • Drive a culture of fair employment practices.

Benefit Administration:

  • Performs benefit administration within policy and regulatory compliance some of which includes: assisting with general benefit inquiries and online enrollment, invoicing and payroll adjustments, and communication.
  • Coordinates with payroll for pay and deduction related issues.
  • Support and drive employee participation in company sponsored wellness programs.

Unemployment, Leave, and Employment Exit Administration:

  • Responds to inquiries from third party vendors such as disability, unemployment, leave of absence, etc.
  • Attends unemployment hearings as required.
  • Manages leaves of absences, tracking of time-off and points (if applicable), and works with management on processes and procedures related to absence management and work accommodations.
  • Administers off-boarding activities including exit interviews, user change requests, and collection of company property.

Systems Support and Administration:

  • Assists employees and managers with the use of HR systems such as the Self-Service Portal and Talent Management System.
  • Manages HRIS data and interface integrity within SOX compliance including timely and accurate data entry of new hires, terminations, and other changes, as well as running reports and performing necessary audits.

Recruiting and Onboarding:

  • Carries out full cycle recruiting activities recruiting for all levels of talent. 
  • Conduct onboarding activities including new hire orientation, collection of paperwork, and pre-employment screenings.

Employee Engagement and Recognition:

  • Support employee engagement strategy to facilitate organizational performance and enable successful organizational change.
  • Execute total rewards strategies, programs, and tools to enhance organizational performance and employee engagement.

Talent Development and Performance Management:

  • Carries out and supports employee and manager training initiatives.
  • Communicate career path opportunities within the organization and provide guidance to leadership on career planning discussions.
  • Support and participate in the talent management/development and succession planning process.
  • Coordinates and support annual goal and appraisal processes.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Recommends improvements for HR services performed.
  • Engages and participants in HR related organizations (e.g., SHRM).
  • Support lean methodologies across all processes and develop standard work.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Able to rely on experience, judgment and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures necessary to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Experience conducting investigations and recommending and implementing appropriate disciplinary action.  Experience in a union setting preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of employment law, recruiting practices, benefits, FMLA, ADA, EEO, related industry trends and new developments, and state and federal statues regulating human resources functions.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft and Outlook programs.
  • Experience with using and managing HRIS software and systems, preferably ADP systems.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities timely and efficiently within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interactive communication skills with all levels of employees, management, and business partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and project company image necessary to effectively attract and retain employees.
  • Understanding of confidentiality within the HR department
  • Ability to build trust and serve as an employee advocate.
  • Conscientious, organized and meticulous - records must be accurate and maintained.
  • Ability to read, understand, and communicates internal procedures and policies.
  • Understanding of Behavioral Interviewing Techniques.
  • Ability to learn the basics of manufacturing processes within the facility.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications

  •  Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college in business or a related area or equivalent years of relative industry experience required.  
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in the HR field; manufacturing environment preferred.  Experience working with a unionized workforce a plus. 
  • Proven track record of handling full range of support in all areas of HR

1505 Maiden Lane
Joplin, Missouri, 64801
United States

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