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Human Resources Manager

MBX Systems

Libertyville, Illinois 60048
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Are you a team-oriented HR leader with true generalist experience, who enjoys tackling day-to day-operations with the latest technology and driving strategic HR initiatives?

Are you self-motivated with a “can-do” attitude, sharp, highly organized, and enjoy variety in your day? If so, we want to hear from you!

MBX is seeking an HR Manager who is looking for an opportunity to bring their expertise and add value to our team in Libertyville, IL.

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Positive, fun, and supportive atmosphere
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on people-related activities
  • A relaxed dress code
  • Multiple health, dental and eye insurance program choices
  • Competitive salary, semi-annual bonus sharing, paid holidays, paid day off to volunteer, and paid time off
  • 401K program with company contribution
  • Multiple employee appreciation events
  • Wellness program that includes company provided fresh fruit and healthy snacks, sports league opportunities, yoga Fridays, and an annual onsite bioscreening and flu shot clinic

If you are looking to join a fun and growing company with a great work environment, please apply!

About MBX Systems:

MBX Systems, headquartered in Libertyville, IL, designs, builds and deploys customized server appliances and cloud-ready solutions for software companies and service providers. Some of the most successful technology companies in the world entrust MBX with their end-to-end hardware program, capitalizing on MBX’s industry-leading 99.5% defect-free quality and 97.1% on-time delivery.


Since its inception in 1995 as a mail order business for computer components, MBX has grown extensively over the decades in both capabilities and operations. Today, MBX manages engineering, manufacturing and program services at its 84,000 square foot Libertyville facility, operates a regional sales and engineering office in San Jose, CA, handles EU manufacturing in the Netherlands, and provides logistics and support services around the globe.


MBX leads the industry in operational excellence, impeccable quality, and providing a world-class customer experience:

2016 Manufacturing Leadership Award for Engineering & Production Technology

2016 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production

2016 Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces

2015 Manufacturing Leadership Award for Operational Excellence

2015 Great Place to Work

2015 Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces

2014 Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces

2014 STEP Award – Women in Manufacturing, Jill Bellak

2013 Stevie Award Gold – Woman of the Year/Industry, Jill Bellak

2013 Stevie Award Silver – Female Executive of the Year/Business Products, Jill Bellak

2013 Daily Herald Business Ledger CFO of the Year, Len Petty

2012 Quality Plant of the Year – awarded by Quality magazine

2012 Stevie Award – Customer Service

2012 Manufacturing Leadership ML100 Award for Operational Excellence

2012 Daily Herald Business Ledger Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

2011 Stevie Award Winner – Executive of the Year/Computer Hardware, Tom Crowley

You can learn more about MBX here:

MBX Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer



This position is responsible for the following:

  • Culture – Develop a solid understanding of the culture of MBX and serve as a role model for fellow MBXer’s. Drive planning and execution of employee appreciation efforts and events.
  • HR Compliance – Ensure all HR policies and procedures are compliant with Federal and State employment regulations. Manage required DOL reporting and audits. Develop and maintain affirmative action program. File EEO-1 annually. Maintain other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Strategic Planning – Participate in annual management planning process. Identify and carry out departmental goals and objectives that support short- and long-term organizational goals.
  • Employee Relations – Monitor and maintain employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation and morale. Collaborate with managers to ensure performance and employee conduct are handled effectively. Serve as HIPAA Security and Compliance Officer.
  • Benefits – Design, plan and administer employee benefit programs including health, 401k and wellness. Manage open enrollment process and communications with benefit carriers.
  • Payroll – Oversee and process bi-weekly payroll process. Ensure employee information is accurately updated in HRIS.
  • Performance Management – Shape a consistent and meaningful performance review process. Collaborate with managers and supervisors to ensure talent is managed effectively.
  • Compensation – Analyze compensation plans and work with management to implement and update plans, while tracking salary surveys for market comparison.
  • Training and development – Work with managers to develop and execute departmental and company-wide training initiatives.
  • Staffing and Recruiting – Support recruiting efforts by providing tools and resources to promote appropriate interviewing and hiring practices. Collaborate on initiatives to enhance recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes.
  • Safety – Develop and monitor safety initiatives and procedures. Investigate all accidents and process workers’ compensation claims. Maintain required OSHA record keeping. Lead Safety Committee.
  • People Management - Foster a collaborative team environment. Oversee and mentor the HR Generalist. Support and coach the management team. 

What does the ideal candidate look like?

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business Management or related field
  • At least 5 years of progressive human resources experience
  • SHRM Certified Professional (PHR or SPHR preferred)
  • High level of integrity and understanding of ethical conduct
  • Knowledge of HR information and applicant tracking systems, Google apps, and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Inquisitive and optimistic, and committed to adding value to an organization
  • Team-oriented and also works well independently
  • Strong sense of follow-through on tasks and projects
  • Problem solving skills and also strong interpersonal, written and communication skills
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