Senior Human Resources Generalist (2979)
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Description

The Senior HR Generalist will provide leadership and support in the execution of strategic HR initiatives across the Operations, Distribution Finance, and Retail Sales functions. The Senior HR Generalist will partner with Senior Management as a coach and confidant on topics including organizational effectiveness and change, talent management and development, performance management, compensation, benefits, and employee relations. This role will require local and Sales field site travel.

ITW Residential & Renovation offers a broad range of professional grade anchoring tools and fasteners for numerous construction applications. Our products include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Ancor®). ITW Residential & Renovation excels in meeting the growing demands from Pro end-users for high-quality home improvement and construction fastening products. Our products are trusted by industry professionals and each brand is the market leader in its respective category in terms of quality, performance and ease of use. ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an advisor and provides technical expertise and analytical support in all aspects of the Human Resources function.
  • Partners with local management and functional leaders on organizational change efforts in support of division’s annual objectives, assisting with communication strategies and organizational design efforts.
  • Supports the ITW performance management cycle, advising and coaching in areas of goal setting, mid-year feedback activities, annual performance review and the compensation planning process.
  • Works with functional leaders to manage talent acquisition activities including talent upgrade efforts as necessary and advises on market compensation requirements.  Coordinates recruitment efforts from job scoping activity through the offer phase. 
  • Provides guidance and support on day to day general employee relations issues.
  • Organizes and conducts all new hire orientation; creates a positive first impression of the company and serves as a role model for ITW values.
  • Inputs and maintains employee data in the HRIS system such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for reporting.  Prepares regular and special reports using HRIS.
  • Prepares employee communication documents including new hire, disability, benefit, separation notices and related documentation.  
  • Works with ITW Corporate Human Resources or third party providers, as necessary, in management of employee life cycle processes and transactions.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance. Active role in development of Affirmative Action Plan within the division. Ensures compliance with required legal postings on bulletin boards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree required; preferably in Human Resources, Business or Psychology.
  • At least 2-3 years of HR Generalist experience required, experience in an operations setting preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in HR programs and practices.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.
  • Ability to travel 30% to Elgin, IL & Bartlett, IL and other remote Sales field sites. 

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Glenview
  • Job Type: Human Resources
  • Experience: 2 to 3 years
  • Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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