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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Oakland
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Overview Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resource Generalist will be responsible for overseeing the daily HR needs of the Oakland plant. Essential functions include the administration of benefits, oversight of hourly payroll, employee relations, and talent acquisition to support business operations. This position requires an adaptable person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee needs, and the business requirements.
Maintain and communicate human resource policies and procedures and administer policies as outlined within the employee handbook for all hourly employees within the plant.
Partner with the Human Resources Manager to build talent acquisition strategies and manage the hourly recruiting process.
Manage the FMLA and the STD process with UNUM. Educate employees and managers on the leave process and coordinate with UNUM to initiate and track FMLA leave. Maintain a weekly report to track the leave totals for each open claim.
Collaborate with the Human Resources Manager and department management to provide coaching to managers to effectively administer corrective action.
Track and administer the hourly performance management process for all hourly employees.
Monitor employee attendance and ensure proper documentation is issued in accordance with the attendance policy.
Review timecards weekly and report vacation, unpaid personal, personal and FMLA use to payroll to ensure accurate payroll records.
Maintain employee personnel files according to Company policies.
Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs, service awards, and monthly appreciation events.
Responsible for all new hire onboarding, including the completion of required documentation, coordinating orientation schedules, and building a positive on-boarding experience.
Manage the temporary agency process to include communication of weekly labor requirements, temporary worker training, and other AFNA requirements.
Assist with other responsibilities and projects as necessary.
A bachelor's degree in Business Management, Human Resource Management or a related field and 3-5 years of progressive HR experience preferred.
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred.
Thorough knowledge of various leave management policies such as: FMLA, STD, LTD, and Workers Compensation.
Experience with UltiPro, Kronos or other HRIS systems highly desired.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational abilities and a strong desire to provide attention to detail.
A true team player who is supportive and willing to aid fellow department members when needed.
Solid multi-tasking skills to switch from one project to another while keeping everything moving forward.
Must be able to maintain high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and information.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting. The employee is required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear as well as interact with other employees. The job will require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work; and filing in lateral and upright file cabinets. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Southaven , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Oakland, Mississippi

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