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Human Resources Generalist

Westinghouse Lighting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154
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Are you looking for an opportunity to make a contribution to a dynamic, well established, and growing company?  Do you view a job as more than just a job, but a commitment?  Are you equally interested in growing as a person and as a professional?  Are you someone who is willing to bring your heart and not just your skills, abilities and “what you know” to a company who will invest in your personal growth?   Are you willing to learn, to listen, and to explore who you are and how you got to be you?  Are you open to doing whatever is needed in the job even when the tasks seem below your skill level in order to learn about the Company culture and learn and grow as an individual?  Will you bring excitement and intention to causing outcomes rather than be a victim of circumstances?  Can you embrace change, risk, and flexibility?  Are you intrigued?  Then read on……

Westinghouse Lighting is searching for a Human Resources Generalist who is willing to say yes to these questions.  Reporting to the Director of Corporate Human Resources, this position is a special and unique opportunity to learn about all of the aspects of HR, starting with the basic tasks and continuing on a path to an eventual leadership role.  We are willing to mentor and invest in you and your future with the Company.  If you are looking to kick-start your career in HR, Westinghouse Lighting is the place to be. This role is diverse in responsibilities and the ideal candidate will be competent and resourceful with a passion for HR.

About Westinghouse Lighting

Westinghouse Lighting is a family-owned business that was started in 1946 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.  The Company is driven by the power of an American brand - Westinghouse.  There are no other companies like Westinghouse Lighting that carries a full line of light bulbs, lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, and lighting accessories with such a well-known and trusted brand. 

New lighting technologies, changing energy/compliance regulations and a need for consumer education has raised the bar for everyone in the lighting industry.  Throughout Westinghouse Lighting's 70 years in business, Westinghouse Lighting has remained committed to offering a full range of lighting products to meet emerging trends as well as the needs of the replacement market.  The personal touch and flexibility of a family business coupled with the power of a 130 year brand creates the perfect combination to meet all lighting needs.

Teamwork is essential to fulfill our commitments to our customers and to continue growing for years to come.  "Teamwork" is not just a word at Westinghouse Lighting but rather it is deeply embedded in our culture.  Personal responsibility, open and honest communication and a genuine willingness to collaborate are three key ingredients for our success.



·         Able to handle confidentiality with utmost integrity

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management

·         Experience with front line managing is a plus

·         Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of multiple human resources

          disciplines including:  employee relations, performance management,

          benefits, talent acquisition and management, compliance, employment law

          and HR policy

·         The ability to be flexible, self-directed, motivated and able to interact with

           employees at all levels

·         Precision in execution of daily work and capability to anticipate what is


·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office

·         Proficiency in HRIS including using the system to maximum functionality,

          extracting data and extrapolating conclusions and recommendations

·         High level of professionalism, team attitude, and leadership potential

·         High energy level, a driving sense of urgency and a seasoned “make it

          happen/can do” orientation

·         HRCI or SHRM certification is a plus

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