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Human Resource Generalist


Westland, Michigan 48185
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PennEngineering has an opportunity for an enthusiastic Human Resource Professional to help with our manufacturing locations in the Detroit Metropolitan area. This is a human resource generalist position that is responsible for assisting in the implementation and administration of company policies and programs; assists and advises employees and managers concerning employment issues; recruits for exempt and hourly positions to meet the manpower needs of the company; Assists in the administration of the company’s wage and benefits programs; Works independently and display a high level of independent discretion in the administration of human resource initiatives.



Essential Job Duties/Functions:

  • Take an active role in understanding the business and employee issues within their companies.

  • Ensure that Human Resource policies and processes are consistently administered.

  • Provide coaching and conflict resolution to managers and employees, and work with other members of the PennEngineering Human Resource team to make recommendations for improvements.

  • Facilitate employee relations issues as needed.

  • Develop a network of recruiting sources to help meet the manpower needs for the company. These sources should include local schools, training facilities, colleges and recruiting agencies.

  • Write and place recruitment advertisements on electronic recruitment boards and other recruiting to source qualified candidates.

  • Interview exempt and hourly candidates to determine the qualifications of the candidates and whether or not they meet the requirements established for the position they are being interviewed.

  • Attend recruiting functions as needed.

  • Record and manage employee information such as, but not limited to, personal data, compensation, benefits, attendance, performance evaluations and termination information.

  • Process unemployment claims and assist in appeals when needed.

  • Clearly present information and prepare reports for management.

  • Assist in development and administration of company policies and procedures.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of training initiatives.

  • Deliver a high level of service to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Assist in the administration of the Company’s performance management system.

  • Assist in the administration of the Company’s wage and benefit programs.

  • Write job descriptions to accurately describe each of the positions at of the company’s locations.

  • Perform a wide variety of tasks; the ability to change focus quickly as demands change is essential.

  • Attend trainings and seminars to stay current on Human Resources laws, legislation, and trends.

  • Conduct investigations in employee and customer situations, including but not limited to, harassment, discrimination, and violation of company policies

  • Assess situations and make optimal and speedy decisions.

  • Display honest, trustworthy and ethical behavior when dealing with internal and external customers.

  • Display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment.

  • Regular attendance that is punctual and dependable is required.

  • Performs project work and other duties as assigned.

  • Assist in other HR related duties as assigned by the Human Resource Director.




Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related business degree or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

  • Three to five years progressive Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment required.

  • PHR/SPHR highly desirable, but not required.


    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of local, state, and federal employment law and regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, collaborate, and lead.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.

  • Experience working with HRIS systems, preferably ADP HRIS system.

  • Must handle confidential matters with appropriate discretion.

  • Candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, enjoy and create a team environment.

  • Must be able to travel to other locations in the Detroit metropolitan area.

  • Able and willing to deliver friendly, courteous, and prompt customer service.

  • Able and willing to work cooperatively with other team members.

  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing/warehouse environment.


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