Human Resource Generalist in Goodfield, IL at Martin Equipment

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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Job Description


Be a part of our Martin Equipment work family! The Human Resource (HR) Generalist is responsible for completing a variety of tasks to support the daily operations of the HR department, performing duties in the following areas: employee relations, hiring and onboarding employees, reviewing training documents, ensuring HRIS accuracy; administering pay, benefits, and leave, and reviewing company policies and practices to maintain compliance. This position requires a perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels of the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits administration and billing reconciliation, and employee leave; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; and training and development.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and managers, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Assists HR Manager with employee payroll, reviews attendance details and contacts respective managers for corrective action, when necessary; helps administer the commission program, and facilitates contributions payments per union contracts.
  • Manages employee personnel files and maintains proper confidentiality of the information.
  • Assists with recruiting and new hire efforts, conducts background checks, manages candidate onboarding, facilitates new employee orientation.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the company HRIS system; MS Excel expertise required, and strong MS Office skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the employee awards/recognition program.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Human Resources required.
  • At least one year of human resource management experience and payroll processing preferred.
  • General knowledge of employment laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High-level of attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to multi-task.
  • Ethical and confidential behavior.
  • Problem-solving skills and resourceful thinking.
  • Leadership and coaching skills.
  • Strong empathy and interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • Adequate vision and hearing for use of computer and telephone.
  • Frequent use of hands for filing and use of computer.
  • Occasional travel to other locations.

Personal Protective Equipment:  

  • None
  • Proper PPE required where indicated.

Work Environment:

  • Role operates in an office environment.
  • Requires use of standard office equipment

Newly hired employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 60 continuous days of employment.

100% company-paid health insurance premium for employee and family!
$40,000 company-paid life insurance and AD&D.
Employee-paid dental, vision, disability, and voluntary life insurance, and flexible spending account option available.
401k retirement plan with 4% company-match, paid holidays and paid vacation.

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