HR Generalist

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Post Date: 04/27/2018 Job ID: 8186 Industry: HR


The Sr. HR Generalist is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management. The Generalist serves as an advisor to management on human resources-related issues and assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with the HR department and business management, the Sr. HR Generalist seeks to develop integrated solutions.


  • Conducts recruitment efforts for all exempt and non-exempt employees and temporary employees, for internal and external positions. Administers appropriate assessments, reference/background checking.

  • Acts as a liaison with employment agencies to fill open requisitions, address performance concerns and checking agency invoices for accuracy

  • Runs reports and submits temporary employee agency hours to agencies

  • Researches new agencies for temp or perm hires as needed and negotiates contracts with agencies

  • Maintains and rewrites job descriptions as needed, ensuring all descriptions are up to date and every position has a job description

  • Handles all onboarding procedures including new hire orientations

  • Prepares the annual salary increase & bonus files for processing

  • Conducts monthly meetings with respective department Managers to stay connected to the business and provide guidance to Managers

  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)

  • Manages employee engagement survey process and feedback sessions. Follows up with Management & SAE s monthly to ensure weekly sessions are creating site improvements and to share best practices. Attends employee engagement hub sessions occasionally to guide SAE s on effective facilitation and process improvements.

  • Maintains HRIS records and compiles reports from the database

  • Maintains company org charts

  • Backup to payroll and conducts weekly audits of payroll

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance

  • Recommends new approaches and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed

  • Identifies training needs for employees and may conduct training occasionally

  • Process leave requests, complete paperwork, track time off and stay in contact with the employee & Manager for return to work authorization. Coordinate with Payroll.

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation

  • Maintains I-9 forms to ensure compliance

  • Handles employee separation requirements including conducting exit interviews and sharing feedback with Managers

  • Support various Human Resource projects


  • 7+ years of Human Resource Generalist experience

  • Bachelor s degree required, PHR/SPHR preferred

  • Intermediate Microsoft office skills to include Word & Excel, PowerPoint experience

  • Must be comfortable communicating with all levels of employees

  • Must have the ability to handle and manage confidential information with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.

  • Must be proactive in role, makes recommendations for process efficiencies in department

  • Experience in multi-state operation (to include state laws, taxes, worker s comp)

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