Human Resources Generalist
at VT Industries

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

Job Description

Job Summary:  This position will provide a broad range of HR support in of business objectives, strategic goals, and initiatives for the Holstein facility.  They will lead recruiting functions for the business, as well as and provide employee relations support

Major Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Assists with investigations, prepares and develops employee relations issues and practices
  • Manages and tracks all employee disciplinary action
  • Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions
  • Acts as an employee relations specialist
  • Facilitates processing of litigation, unemployment hearings, workers compensation claims/hearings, EEOC and FLSA.
  • Assists in development of education programs.
  • Works on various employee relations projects.
  • Maintains current knowledge of and ensures that Human Resources Department complies with Company’s policies and procedures and state and federal laws.
  • Responsible for day-to-day administration of policies covering workers compensation claims
  • Monitors employee eligibility for benefits plans. Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation or changes. Organizes and manages annual open enrollment communications and election process. Maintains and distributes list of new and cancelled employees under each benefit plan. Administers COBRA for group health plans.
  • Support and help managers drive process improvement initiatives by obtaining employee engagement and buy in
  • Support and properly apply HR policies and practices
  • Assist employees with questions regarding pay, benefits, handbook, policies and procedures, and other HR related matters
  • Investigate and ensure fair resolution of issues in accordance with VT policies and practices
  • Provide full service HR support to an assigned client group
  • Formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization
  • Actively involved with recommending and implementing projects which could include employee engagement, recruiting, organization development, compensation, and training and development
  • Assists with recruitment tasks as needed (reviews applications, interviews).
  • Assist in onboarding of new hires
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

 Requirements / Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or related field, or 10 years of related work experience
  • Four years of employee relations experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Team player mentality
  • Ability to multi task and work in fast paced environment
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with a HRIS is preferred
  • Excellent communication and follow up skills

EOE   M/F

Job Snapshot

About Us

Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.

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